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Data breach stories - Page 3

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Average cost of a data breach at an all time high - IBM
Fri, 28th Jul 2023
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IBM Security has released its annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, showing the global average cost of a data breach reached $4.45 million in 2023.
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Certificate expiry in enterprise IT: Putting an end to fear
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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digicert
Certificates have become the stealth companion to our online world. But failing to manage them effectively can be more costly than a data breach.
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Average cost of a data breach in India touched INR 179 million
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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it automation
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ai
Organisations with extensive use of security AI and automation helped cut data breach costs by INR 95m and reduce breach lifecycles by 153 days.
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Cloud-driven data protection – an Australian company’s story
Tue, 25th Jul 2023
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firewall
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data protection
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cloud services
Data protection and backup in Australia are crucial amid growing cyber threats. MSS Security shares its experience with cloud-native backup.
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Alarming drop in device encryption in UK companies
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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breach prevention
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encryption
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cybersecurity
Lack of encryption and loss of devices containing sensitive information responsible for data breaches at more than a third (35%) of organisations.
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Netpoleon partners Pentera to launch automated security validation
Tue, 18th Jul 2023
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firewall
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network security
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partner programmes
Pentera joins the list of solutions Netpoleon offers to help customers keep pace with the security challenges in today’s dynamic IT environments.
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One-third employees in Asia susceptible to phishing: KnowBe4
Thu, 13th Jul 2023
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paas
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it training
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phishing
KnowBe4’s annual phishing benchmarking report finds untrained users are the biggest flaw in Asian organisations’ cyber defence layer.
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Why you should work with ISO 27001-Certified tech vendors
Tue, 11th Jul 2023
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data protection
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gdpr
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breach prevention
In an increasingly interconnected world, organisations that prioritise information security can leverage this to gain a competitive edge.
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78% of healthcare providers experienced a data breach since 2021
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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it in healthcare
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breach prevention
New research reveals that 78% of global healthcare providers have experienced at least one data breach since 2021.
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Increase in security breaches in UK healthcare sector
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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it in healthcare
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
79% of UK healthcare providers have experienced at least one data breach since 2021, according to new research by SOTI.
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3/4 at risk of being hacked due to poor password practice
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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passwords
Keeper Password Management Report indicates poor password practices could largely be due to feeling overwhelmed by cybersecurity.
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Mobile development needs to step up against data breaches
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity insurance
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cybersecurity
More than a quarter of Australian consumers fear their mobile apps will be breached and need developers to invest more in delivering robust cyber protection.
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ExtraHop earns customers’ choice distinction in Gartner peer insights
Sat, 3rd Jun 2023
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martech
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breach prevention
ExtraHop was recognised with a customers’ choice distinction in Gartner peer insights voice of the customer for network detection and response.
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Cybersecurity funding to surge this financial year: Adapt
Fri, 2nd Jun 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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cso / ciso
According to Adapt's survey, 65% of cyber leaders expect funding increases, while 57% claim they still don't have the necessary budget.
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Input Validation and the problems with Sanitisation
Tue, 30th May 2023
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data protection
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
It is crucial for developers to understand the nuances of input validation and discuss why sanitisation can pose risks to your systems and applications.
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Over 340 million accounts compromised in data breaches
Mon, 29th May 2023
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cybersecurity
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hacking
Over 340 million people have been impacted by business data breaches in the first four months of 2023, with Twitter's breach being the largest.
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Okta Identity Cloud adds Security Centre to enterprise plan
Fri, 26th May 2023
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cloud security
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physical security
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breach prevention
The newly added features provide real-time monitoring of potential identity security events and threat response efficacy.
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Australian cyber risk improves, insiders remain persistent threat
Fri, 5th May 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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trend micro
Trend Micro: Cyber risk levels improve for the first time, but insiders remain a persistent threat for global organisations.
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UK councils admit security failings with 1500 data breaches declared in 2022
Thu, 20th Apr 2023
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encryption
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
UK Councils disclose almost 1,500 data breaches and 600 lost or stolen devices in 2022, according to Freedom of Information requests.
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Avast uncovers new scam scaring employees into paying big
Thu, 20th Apr 2023
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email security
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ransomware
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breach prevention
New scam impersonating ransomware gangs threatens to sell stolen company data if employees don't respond, warns Avast.
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Logpoint releases BCS offering for SAP SuccessFactors
Fri, 14th Apr 2023
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hcm
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payroll systems
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breach prevention
Logpoint’s Business-Critical Security (BCS) solution is now available for SAP SuccessFactors, giving users real-time security and compliance monitoring.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Varonis
Wed, 12th Apr 2023
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breach prevention
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Varonis: protecting businesses from data breaches, ensuring compliance. VP Scott Leach tells us more about their offerings and data risk assessments.
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Data governance key to combat data loss and breaches
Tue, 28th Mar 2023
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cloud services
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breach prevention
Data governance is crucial in combatting data breaches, with a recent report revealing a 26% increase in breaches in Australia.
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Only 6% of ANZ businesses alerted of breach and data loss
Thu, 23rd Mar 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
Only 6% of breaches in Australia and New Zealand are flagged by internal systems, highlighting data management challenges, says Commvault.