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As organized crime goes virtual, the law cyber-saddles...

Cyber criminals have been so successful in recent years that they have seemed unstoppable, leaving federal law enforcement struggling with the fast pace of attacks and ever-changing...

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Trouble in the clouds: Data breaches threaten cloud co...

Cloud services that handle enormous amount of data amongst consumers and corporate clients are a big target of...

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Encryption: Data’s best friend...

When considering your company’s full breach prevention strategy, consider encryption a strong bodyguard that can play a big role in protecting data while also shielding your company from embarrassing and costly b...

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Tips to implement an effective social media policy...

A well-crafted social media policy with clear guidelines addressing these and other risks can substantially reduce the number of data breach incidents related to social media use....

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Is a national data breach notification law finally wit...

The White House recently released a comprehensive cyber-security policy proposal, and with it raised new hopes that a streamlined solution around data breach notification is finally at hand....

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Scam report: Insider fraud...

According to a Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, in 2009, the average company lost nearly 5% of its revenue to fraud perpetrated by...

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Cyber liability insurance: 5 fast facts...

In this daunting time of high-wire cyber attacks, when even the most trusted brands are falling prey to tireless hackers, there’s no such thing as being too prepared....

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Law vs. Technology: Which stops more breaches?...

With the recent rash of highly newsworthy data breaches, headlined by the Sony PlayStation Network breach that impacted 77+ million subscribers, there’s been much hand-wringing over how to best ensure the protection of customer p...

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The high cost of data breaches just got higher...

In an effort to make data breaches even more unpalatable and motivate companies to strengthen their security practices, the Federal Trade Commission is beginning to levy punishments for security holes that invite intrusions....

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8 insights into the underground fraud economy...

These days, the fraud economy has matured to a point where it is run like a global marketplace, with specialists for every aspect of fraud – from identity thieves to the consumers of stolen identities....

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Data breaches – to prepare or not to prepare? The answ...

All data breaches have two things in common: the need for prompt resolution and the need for a robust preparedness plan....

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Breach notification in three easy steps...

In a recent report, Ernst and Young noted that stronger breach notification requirements are among the top privacy trends for 2011. Governments around the world are enacting or tightening regulations around breach notification, and within the U.S., individual state laws around data breach notification have had a tremendous impact...

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