Category Archives: Data Breach

The Top Cybersecurity Mistakes Made by Companies

According to research, there has been a push to implement cybersecurity programs in businesses in all sectors. However, several companies are disregarding important aspects of cybersecurity. Having an inadequate cybersecurity program enables attackers to penetrate the company network. This article will highlight the top cybersecurity mistakes made by companies. Not Understanding Who the Program is […]

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Cybersecurity in the Age of the Coronavirus: The Impact on Business Operations

As the global workforce shifts to remote work, business operations and management face a number of obstacles. As mentioned in the previous article, the line between our work lives and our personal lives are blended now more than ever. Pre- pandemic predicted cybercrime will cost companies $6 trillion globally. According to research, last year, governments […]

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Security and Privacy Issues with Zoom

With the increase of employees turning to remote work during the pandemic, companies have been relying on video conferencing platforms, such as Zoom, for regular meetings and communication between employees. According to Check Point, there have been 1,700 new Zoom domains registered since the pandemic began, a quarter of these domains were registered just in […]

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The Importance of IT Security Policies

IT security policies are necessary in organizations as they define who has responsibility of what information within the company. Policies are the baseline of all procedures and should be maintained regularly. Why Do Organizations Need Security Policies? IT security policies outline rules for user and IT personnel behavior. These policies also identify consequences for not […]

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Is Your Password Secure?

Tips for Creating a Strong Password Passwords can be an inconvenience to remember, especially when you have dozens of applications and accounts to log into everyday. However, with the increase in phishing and ransomware attacks, passwords can be the main line of defense when securing your data. Once an attacker knows your password, your personal […]

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Top 10 Overlooked Security Risks: 3 of 10

Data Destruction and Disposal Companies often forget about data once they stop using it day-to-day. Leaving outdated data on sunsetted systems increases your potential exposure in the event of a data breach. Ensure that data no longer actively used is properly disposed of and devices that contain data, such as laptops, old hard drives and […]

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FedEx data breach: 119,000 passports or photo IDs found on unsecured server

“After a preliminary investigation, we can confirm that some archived Bongo International account information located on a server hosted by a third-party, public cloud provider is secure. The data was part of a service that was discontinued after our acquisition of Bongo. We have found no indication that any information has been misappropriated and will continue our investigation,” a spokesman confirmed to FOX Business on Friday.

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