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Author: Filip Truta

Filip is an experienced writer with over a decade of practice in the technology realm. He has covered a wide range of topics in such industries as software, hardware, cyber-security and gaming, and has worked in various B2B and B2C marketing roles.

All about Virtualization and Cloud Security | Recent Articles:

How to Avoid Becoming the Next Equifax – Investigation Reveals Breach Was ‘Entirely Preventable’

Dec 12 by Filip Truta

A U.S. House committee has released a staff report that concludes the Equifax breach from 2017 was “entirely preventable.” The report includes many notable findings, including recommendations for the business sector to avoid such incidents in the future.

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Marriott Suffers Second-Biggest Data Breach in History, after 2013 Yahoo Hack

Dec 03 by Filip Truta

Mariottt International has suffered what can be considered one of the largest data breaches in history, trailing only the 2013 Yahoo breach. The world’s largest hotel chain said some 500 million customer records were compromised.

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Study Ranks Healthcare and Insurance as Worst Custodians of Personal Data

Nov 29 by Filip Truta

Phishing remains a key attack vector for bad actors to compromise not just individual user accounts, but also to establish a foothold in the entire infrastructure of a given organization. This is possible because attackers know one thing very well: a company’s first line of defense, its staff, is also its weakest security layer.

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Ransomware – A Growing Menace for Healthcare Providers

Nov 28 by Filip Truta

In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware took copious amounts of data hostage and demanded hefty sums in exchange for the decryption keys. The contagion, allegedly the work of North Korean hackers, spread like wildfire, infecting countless systems worldwide and dealing billions of dollars in damages. Some victims ceded to the attackers’ demands, but few got their data back.

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The BYOD Paradox: Personal Devices Expose Businesses to Cyber-Risk, But Employees Don’t Want Bosses Controlling Their Gadgets

Nov 27 by Filip Truta

BYOD programs have had a mixed track record over the years. Some say they increase mobility, flexibility, efficiency and collaboration, leading to a more productive workforce overall. Other businesses still shun the practice outright.

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Lax Employee Cybersecurity Habits Pose Growing Danger to Businesses

Nov 20 by Filip Truta

Employees’ cybersecurity habits are bad and getting worse. New research illustrates a workforce less committed to security best practices, despite an increased focus on cybersecurity awareness in the workplace.

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A Single Data Breach Can Rob You of 78% of Your Customers, Study Indicates

Nov 15 by Filip Truta

More than three-quarters of consumers would completely abandon a brand online if they heard the organization were breached by hackers, and around half would not sign up for a new online service that they heard was breached recently.

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U.S. Cybersecurity Sector Cries for Help as Demand for Talent Soars

Nov 12 by Filip Truta

Employer demand for cybersecurity professionals across the United States continues to soar, according to data sourced by Burning Glass Technologies. While the U.S. is home to hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity workers, plenty of seats are still vacant in IT departments across the nation.

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Non-EU Countries Work Hard to Comply with GDPR Even Though They Don’t Have to

Nov 08 by Filip Truta

In 2017, when the European Parliament announced plans to make the General Data Protection Regulation a reality, organizations sitting on large troves of customer data immediately took notice. They weren’t as quick, though, to take action to meet the regulation’s actual requirements.

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Old Malware on USB Drives Still Pose Potent Threat to Industrial Facilities, Research Shows

Nov 06 by Filip Truta

Technology players know all too well the implications of having malware moving around on USB drives. A single autorun Trojan or ransomware strain can inflict massive disruption and loss of revenue, as cybercrooks increasingly take aim at big business. That’s why companies like IBM prefer to play it safe and ban the use of removable storage in their infrastructures altogether.

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High Churn Rate in Healthcare May Help Explain Sector’s Vulnerability to Phishing, Research Suggests

Nov 01 by Filip Truta

Healthcare lags behind most other industries in recognizing and reporting phishing attacks, new research shows. The resilience of healthcare providers to phishing emails is much lower than in other verticals, while its high turnover rate might have something to do with it.

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Companies Advanced in Data Security Are Seeing Solid Revenue Growth

Oct 19 by Filip Truta

Businesses with a good understanding of the latest cyber-security solutions and data protection laws are reaping the payoff in terms of significant revenue growth, according to a report by Oxford Economics.

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