From IoT to IoTT: The Journey to an Internet of Trusted Things

By Ian E. Muller | July 4, 2017
We all know that the Internet of Things (IoT) is posing a massive security challenge today. From hackers hijacking IoT devices with malware for DDoS attacks to the leaking of personal data due to a lack of security measures on these gadgets, there are very few pieces of IoT technology that consumers can honestly trust. […]
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Strengthening Foundations for Cybersecurity

By Elizabeth Medeiros | June 30, 2017
Today's Weekly Cypher focuses on cybersecurity as a global concern, new ransomware attacks, and other risks that are highlighting an increased need to focus on cybersecurity education.
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Bringing Biometric Authentication Into the Enterprise

By James Stickland | June 29, 2017
Everyone knows that cybersecurity is a problem that they’re struggling to fix. Whether it’s poor end-user practices, mismatched infrastructure, or not enough skilled IT staff to manage day-to-day operations, there are very few companies doing right by their cybersecurity needs today. What’s needed is an overhaul of the tools we’re using, rather than continuing to […]
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Identity Theft Has Become a Global Epidemic

By Ian E. Muller | June 27, 2017
No one can deny that identity theft has been on the rise over the last few years, but the actual numbers are staggering. According to the SA Fraud Prevention Service, cases of identity theft have risen 200 percent over the last six years. “Identity fraud has grown to include theft of cell and landline phone […]
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How Much Cybersecurity is Enough?

By Elizabeth Medeiros | June 23, 2017
From the expanding need for advanced user authentication to new fingerprint solutions, today's Weekly Cypher looks at how much cybersecurity we really need.
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Are You Ready For a Data Breach?

By Ian E. Muller | June 22, 2017
With data breaches on the rise, the GDPR deadline fast approaching, and the average cost to a US company for a data breach expected to surpass $7 million this year, organizations need to ask themselves “are we ready for a breach?” Do You Think You’re a Data Breach Target? According to a recent survey by […]
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Does GDPR Compliance Apply to Your Company?

By Ian E. Muller | June 20, 2017
One of the biggest questions surrounding the impending GDPR deadline is who actually needs to be compliant with the regulation. The new rules focus directly on EU citizens’ rights regarding personal data collected and processed by businesses, but companies that reside outside the borders of the EU, particularly those in the UK, may not be […]
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Cybersecurity Is An Ongoing Challenge, Not a One-Time Problem

By Elizabeth Medeiros | June 16, 2017
From IoT to identity and access management, companies are facing more cyber threats and risks every year, realizing that cybersecurity is an ongoing challenge, not a one-time problem. Today's Weekly Cypher explores some recent risk assessments and problems organizations have faced.
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Who Owns Your Identity?

By John Callahan | June 15, 2017
In the era of digital identities, our personal data is strewn about the Internet. We regularly divulge details about our private lives on social media, from those “Nine truths and a lie” quizzes to sharing our location with our friends. Beyond social media, a basic image search can nearly always bring up a clear headshot […]
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What Is GDPR?

By Ian E. Muller | June 13, 2017
Everyone is concerned over the changes coming because of the new GDPR regulation. From how to achieve compliance to whether or not they need to comply at all businesses are scrambling for information and to put a plan together before the May 2018 deadline. However, the biggest problem that many companies are facing is that […]
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