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Reducing Data Breach Incidents Recap

The conversation highlights four key takeaways, with a focus on risk-based prioritization and faster remediation. It emphasizes the limitations of traditional models like vendor severity CVSS and the need for better metrics to reduce data breach incidents. The importance of speed in resolving vulnerabilities is also discussed, along with the need to improve time to patch and automate resolution processes.

The rising trend of Data Breaches and Critical Vulnerabilities in 2023

As the year comes to an end, we are taking a look back on the major data breaches and vulnerabilities that disrupted the security of both small, and large and very important organizations around the world and across all industries. According to a recently published report: As this trend is on the rise, governmental organizations and companies of every size put more emphasis on the security of their systems and networks.

5 Biggest Threats to Encryption

Encryption is the unsung hero of our digital lives. It safeguards our personal information and keeps our online communications secure. But like any superhero, encryption has its own set of adversaries. In this article, we'll explore the five biggest threats to encryption: quantum computing, key security, blockchain and monetary security, law enforcement pushback, and the human factor. Let's begin!

Online Security For Businesses: Threats, Weaknesses, And Solutions

The rapid evolution of technology has brought about immense benefits, but it has also paved the way for sophisticated cybercriminals. These adversaries are constantly devising new methods to exploit vulnerabilities in business IT systems. From ransomware attacks to phishing schemes, the variety and complexity of these threats are escalating. As businesses expand their online presence and rely more on digital platforms, understanding the landscape of cyber threats becomes crucial. It's not just about protection; it's about staying ahead in an ever-changing cyber environment.

Norway's Government Agencies Breached by Zero-Day Attack (CVE-2023-35078)

In a recent cyber attack that sent shockwaves through the security community, a group of hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability, CVE-2023-35078, in Ivanti's Mobile Endpoint Management software (EPMM), compromising several Norwegian government agencies. The breach, which targeted twelve government ministries, has raised concerns about the potential risks faced by thousands of other organizations that might be vulnerable to similar attacks. Keep reading to understand the extent of the exploit.

What is SOC Compliance? Basic Overview for Businesses

IBM reports that the global average total cost of a data breach in 2022 was $4.35 million. Data breaches are rising each year, with an ever-increasing cost, so it’s absolutely essential to be prepared and proactive in your data protection strategy. When clients provide personal or business data to an MSP, they expect the provider to have proper policies and procedures in place to protect that data.

6 Signs Your Company is Experiencing Data Breaches

Do you always stress about the confidential data your business owns? You have a valid reason to worry because data security risks are a growing concern and the stakes have never been higher. According to a recent report, the global cybercrime cost may reach $10.5 trillion by 2025. Businesses must be vigilant about potential data theft and take proactive measures to protect themselves.

CircleCI Breach: How to Rotate All Stored Secrets ASAP

Yesterday, CircleCI, a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) service, notified the world it had been breached via a critical advisory from its CTO. As a major software delivery pipeline service, CircleCI users store myriad credentials for various services in CircleCI’s “Secrets Store” infrastructure.

Recovering Your Business From A Cybersecurity Breach

Did you know that over 95% of cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error? If you've fallen victim to a cybersecurity breach, you must devote time and energy to recovering your business and revamping your cybersecurity strategy. So, how do you recover your business from a cybersecurity breach? Keep reading as we discuss the consequences of a cybersecurity breach, how to handle them, and how to forge a more robust cybersecurity strategy to prevent future violations.

How biometric technology is future-proofing tech operations

The rate at which we see technology advancing has perhaps never been as rapid as it is today. We live in a time in which processing capacities double every 18 months, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day, and the tech sector in the US alone has an estimated value of around $1.6 trillion. This rate of transformation has brought many benefits to almost every facet of our daily lives, from leisure and transport to education and employment, though it's the security industry that has enjoyed arguably the most meaningful advancements when it comes to future-proofing their operations.