Breach Prevention

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Data breach preparedness study: Good news, bad news and an e...

Breach Prevention

Sep 30 2014 by
Our second annual data breach preparedness study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Breach?, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, reveals good news and bad news for businesses concerned with data security—and that should be all business. First, the good news: more companies are acting to address data breach risks. The majority (73%) of organizations now have a data breach response plan in place – 12 percent more than...

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The role of the right partners in data breach recovery: the ...

Breach Prevention

Sep 16 2014 by
While many American companies have done a noteworthy job of improving their data breach preparedness in the past few years, it seems new breaches occur every month to remind us there's still plenty of room for improvement. And many state governments are responding by upgrading their post-breach recovery requirements to mandate faster notification timing, and free identity theft protection or credit monitoring products to...

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Best Practices for Companies Recovering from a Data Breach...

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Jul 21 2014 by
You already know a data breach is bad news for everyone, consumers and the breached business alike. But you might be shocked to learn just how severe the reputational impact can be for businesses. In the latest Ponemon Institute survey, “The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment,” conducted on behalf of Experian Data Breach Resolution, the survey reveals how passionately consumers feel about data...

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3 Steps To Ease Your Cyber Security Spring Cleaning Efforts...

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May 28 2014 by
No matter how diligent your organization is about cyber security, it never hurts to take a second – or even third and fourth – look at what you’re doing to secure vital data and systems. With so many of us in a spring cleaning mindset at this time of year, now is a good time to review your cyber security measures. Of course, larger companies entrust their IT teams to take care of hardware and software, firewalls and...

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Data Breach News for the First Quarter of 2014...

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Apr 08 2014 by
With the first quarter of 2014 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review data breach news from the past four months and consider what that information may indicate about the state of cyber security in American businesses. As of March 21, 2014, 191 data breaches had been reported, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, which tracks such statistics. Those breaches exposed more than 4.2 million records, the...

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Auditing Your Data Breach Response Plan: The Never-ending St...

Breach Prevention

Feb 13 2014 by
Business is not static; business plans and operating processes evolve to meet market changes and demand fluctuations. Data breach response plans shouldn’t be static either. Threats emerge and risks change constantly in today’s digital world, and a response plan needs to keep pace. It’s essential to regularly audit your data breach response plan to ensure it meets your organization’s changing needs. Data breach...

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How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber S...

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Jan 21 2014 by
How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber Security An employee who never uses a mobile device – personal or company-supplied – for business purposes is becoming a rare creature, indeed. Use of mobile devices is prevalent across virtually every industry, and the convenience and flexibility these devices offer professionals can be great for business. Provided, that is, those devices are secure. Mobile...

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Must-Dos to Improve Your Business’ Cyber Security...

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Jan 14 2014 by
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE As the year begins to ramp up, small business owners juggle a host of operational and financial objectives. Resolving to improve cyber security should be paramount among them. Cyber security risks continue to grow across all industries, regardless of an organization’s size. Data shows that being small...

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Is Your Data Secure for Small Business Saturday?...

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Nov 26 2013 by
Small Business Saturday – the Saturday immediately following Black Friday – is meant to encourage consumers to patronize small businesses across the country during a season that is make or break for many of them. Like many small businesses, you probably hope the day will be an opportunity to connect with new customers, reaffirm the loyalty of current ones, build your business and boost revenues. But customers won’t...

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