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Closing Loopholes: Promoting Cybersecurity Vigilance i...

Affecting much more than just diplomacy and the interactions of state leaders, presidential leadership decisions ripple across the real and digital...

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6 Resolutions Every Business Should Make (and Keep) in...

The need for effective data breach preparedness will only grow in 2017. By making and keeping a few key resolutions, you can help mitigate data breach risks and ensure everyone in your organization is prepared to react well when one does...

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What Should Leadership and C-suite Executives Know?...

Our fourth annual study with the Ponemon Institute, “Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach,” indicates C-suiters may not be lis...

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5 Key Predictions for the Data Breach Industry...

Recent research from the Ponemon Institute indicates too many businesses aren’t taking the game seriously enough, or taking the steps necessary to play at their b...

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Prediction Check In: How Hacktivism is Shaping America...

As we predicted, healthcare breaches continued to expand in 2016, with employee risk factors playing an important...

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Check-in on Industry Predictions: Healthcare Breaches...

The healthcare sector has been a hotbed of attacks throughout the year, largely due to the continued value of medical records sold on the dark web. These records can be used for far more than just filing fraudulent medical...

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Practicing What We Preach: Updated Data Breach Respons...

Updating your data breach response plan is an annual necessity. Learn key components to help you anticipate emerging threats....

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Practice Makes Perfect: Are You Perfecting Your Data B...

It’s no longer a question of if a company will experience a data breach. The best way to know how well your plan could work is to test it....

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Top 6 Mistakes Companies Make in Data Breach Handling...

Are you falling into popular traps when it comes to the handling of your data breach? Avoid these common missteps to tighten your...

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How Can You Trim Costs in Breach Response and Service?...

Data breach costs should no longer come as a surprise to any company; in fact, you should be budgeting for data breach expenses just as you would any other expected expense. That’s one of the key messages to come out of the now-indispensable annual “Cost of a Data Breach”...

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Pay, Resist or Punt? How Will Your Organization Handle...

Ransomware is on the rise. If it becomes as ubiquitous as identity theft and data breaches — and signs point in that direction – how will your organization deal with it when a hacker uses malicious code to lock you out of your own computer sys...

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6 Best Practices to Ensure Success When Purchasing Cyb...

Hopefully, by now you’re convinced of the value of cyber insurance. In case you’re not, here’s a brief recap of the advantages of having a cyber insurance policy in place prior to a data breach: Reduce the per-record cost of a data breach by $4.40, according to Ponemon Institute’s...

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