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Data breaches make the hospitality industry less hospi...

According to a new report by British insurance firm Willis Group Holdings, insurance claims for data theft worldwide jumped 56% last year, with the largest share of those attacks - 38% - targeting hotels, reports and tour companies. Why are hackers increasingly making themselves at home in the hospitality...

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Honoring veterans by protecting their identities...

It is a cruel irony that service members who defend our country by fighting abroad are often most at risk from the threat of identity theft at home. Frequent deployments, relocation and the unique demands of military life create vulnerabilities for fraudsters to exploit, and military personnel can remain...

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What consumers should know about data breach notificat...

It can be unnerving to be told that your information has been compromised in a data breach. The uncertainty of not knowing all the details and the anxiety over what information has been exposed is deeply troubling to many consumers. A breach notice makes us aware of a new...

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Your biggest data breach risk may be on your payroll...

Data breaches may conjure images of malicious hackers and global cyber gangs, but often the worst breaches come at the hands of a company’s own employees....

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Stealing data through doppelganger domains...

A new form of data hacking has been exposed by two researchers who found ways to easily penetrate Fortune 500 companies through mistyped email...

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Cyberdefense without coffee breaks...

Strong cyberdefense means strong planning to mitigate the risks of a breach and strong support to help your organization fight against hackers. The solution, experts say, is to shift from the goal of perfect security to active...

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Cyber crime gets costlier...

The Ponemon Institute’s recently released “Second Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study” confirms that data breaches have become a more frequent and damaging hazard of busin...

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Ensuring the security of personal identifiable informa...

Everywhere you turn these days there’s word of a new data breach. In the course of our lifetime, our “personal identifying information (PII)” is shared with hundreds of companies, governmental agencies, educational facilities, businesses and health care providers. What can a consumer do to protect their sensitive personal infor......

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Over-reporting vs. under-reporting data breaches...

The onslaught of significant data breaches in the past year has once again spurred legislators to push for national data breach notification legislation....

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Counter competitive intelligence: Combating hackers in...

After an in-depth analysis on how hackers find their targets, security and risk professionals can learn 7 key ways to strengthen their infrastructure and reduce risk...

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How hackers find their targets...

The rash of large-scale data breaches in the news this year begs many questions, one of which is this: how do hackers select their victims?...

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Lost memory: How memory sticks can lead to data breach...

A recent survey by the Ponemon Institute uncovered some scary facts about how vulnerable companies are to the threats posed by thumb...

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