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By now, it’s safe to assume that everyone’s personal information has been compromised in some way. The digital nature of our world come with risks and since the cyberthreats facing us all extend beyond the four walls of the workplace, so should our cybersecurity efforts.
Today’s heightened threat level imposes responsibilities on both sides of the equation: Cloud service providers must continually evaluate their security posture to offer rigorous protection to customers. And leaders protecting their organization must choose the solution that best meets their unique security needs.
There is an obvious problem with how we approach cyber security. But blockchain may enable a single marketplace of enterprises, consumers, vendors and geographically-diverse security experts to help revise the hiring model, make cyber security more efficient, and decrease the impact of malicious attacks globally.
Both governments and companies are shepherding the application of blockchain technology across various industries, and of particular interest is how the technology will usher in an era of blockchain contracts. While the blockchain holds promise, there are legal concerns beyond the technological benefits and challenges.
GDPR requires a comprehensive approach to information security, compliance, governance and risk. Even though security tools are just one piece of the GDPR compliance puzzle, they are an important aspect of protecting consumer data privacy. What are the eight must-have security tools for maintaining GDPR compliance?
Recent data breaches at Under Armour and Panera Bread has been making headlines. But the approach taken to mitigate the threat to consumers could not have been more different. One is a lesson on best practice and the other is a cautionary tale on how not to handle malicious attacks aimed at seizing consumer data.
Anyone dealing with critical information should pay attention to the data they handle, how they are accessing it, and where it originated. The idea is to maintain the integrity of the data and the chain of custody, which is a concept that involves the strict ownership and control over the item in question.
Given a shortage of skilled cyber security manpower, one of the most attractive alternatives may be cyber security automation. In a new report from McAfee, 81% of those surveyed said they would be more successful in their jobs and have more time to focus on higher value-added tasks if they had greater automation.
Almost daily, we hear about another well-known company experiencing a data breach. While no set of steps can guarantee that your company will be 100 percent safe from hacking, implementing these steps will bolster your company’s security posture and help to protect the network from cyber-attacks.