In the 4th annual Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards 2020, SecureCircle was recognized as the top Enterprise Encryption Solution of the Year.
Now that work, school, and many other life aspects have shifted online this year, it is vitally important that we remember to take on cybersecurity precautions. Working from home introduces many new challenges for companies because their data is now in multiple different locations on different devices. Since October fo
Unsecured databases are quickly becoming a massive data security problem. Researchers have found close to 10.5 billion pieces of consumer data left vulnerable on almost 10,000 unsecured databases across 20 countries.
Yet again, another case of leaked data has hit the web. Intel, the largest chipmaker in the United States is investigating a data breach that leaked 20 GB of internal data. The assortment of documents included some marked as confidential, under NDA, and unrestricted secret. Till Kottman, a swift software engineer share
For many students, back to school session is right around the corner. Under the new circumstances of remote learning, students need to become aware of the importance of data security. School districts in the United States already have many cybersecurity shortcomings. Many lack the funding and skilled personnel to provi
In today's world, it is ubiquitous for employees to abandon ship to board another one. It is also common for these employees to take confidential data with them when leaving. Data loss can become very damaging for the company, especially when the employee leaves for a competitor. Three former employers of McAfee left a
With all of the unexpected changes occurring in 2020, some things remain the same. For its 15th year, the Ponemon Institute has conducted research to produce the annual Cost of Data Breach report published by IBM Security. This report provides a detailed view of the financial impacts, and risks security incidents can h
Once again, a massive ransomware attack causes a global outage. Garmin, a sport and fitness tech giant reportedly paid millions of dollars in ransom after shutting down from the attack. The attack put Garmin’s wearables, apps, websites, and call centers offline for several days. The payment was presumed to be around $1
Once again, hackers have hit the jackpot. Diebold Nixdorf, a multi-billion dollar self-service point of sale and automated teller machine (ATM) manufacturer announced that cybercriminals had found a new way to dispense cash from their machines illegally. The new software tool forced machines to dispense cash in a seri
For an average hacker, small enterprises can be the perfect target. Many small enterprises tend to have less sophistication in their company's cybersecurity or assume that they are too small even to attract hackers.
The 2020 IBM Security Cyber Resilient Organization Report surveys more than 3,400 IT and security professionals from all over the world to determine their ability to detect, prevent, contain, and respond to cybersecurity incidents.
Often the terms data security and data privacy are misused or interpreted as the same thing. Since data security and data privacy are both essential components of data protection, it is vital to know the difference between the two. Think about it this way. You protect your house with a door. If the door is glass, does
Large enterprises have always been targets for hackers. Most hackers are mainly attracted to the massive amounts of capital and the customer base of large enterprises. According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, almost two-thirds of data breaches involved larger enterprises.
Millions of designers rely on Adobe Creative Cloud to share and collaborate with others on their work. Without proper protection, many designers risk their work being leaked to the public. This would allow anyone to view and claim the designs as their own.
The rate of internal threats is on the rise, leaving many organizations at risk. In some industries, they occur way more frequently whether it's accidental or malicious. The healthcare industry is one of the most commonly threatened.
The New York City council demands an investigation to determine how the mayor's daughter's arrest record was released on Twitter. They believe there are two guilty parties; those who committed the privacy breach from NYPD and those who knew about it and did not notify any city officials.
Mathway, a popular app to assist students with math, suffered a massive data breach. More than 25 million user records have potentially been sold on the dark web by hackers known as the ShinyHunters.
The New York law firm of Grubman Shire Meiselas and Sacks that serves some of the many well-known celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Mariah Carey, and U2 appears to have fallen into a REvil ransomware attack.
Today we can experience a whole new world of encryption due to a man who led the way in cryptography. Thanks to Whitfield Diffie and his invention of public-key cryptography, we started down a path to provide privacy over digital communications and commerce.