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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 gaming, software, hardware and cyber-security, and has worked in various B2B and B2C marketing roles. Filip currently serves as Information Security Analyst with Bitdefender.

All about Virtualization and Cloud Security | Recent Articles:

Data-Collecting Firms Have Only One Shot at Seeding Trust in Their Userbase, New Research Shows

Jul 23 by Filip Truta

As data protection authorities start to dish out GDPR-related fines, businesses in the US must learn to better communicate their data-handling practices to customers. The pressure is on for businesses to seed trust in their user base.

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One in 10 Firms Loses Over $10 Million from a Cyber Attack

Jul 18 by Filip Truta

Companies worldwide expect to boost cybersecurity investments by 34% in the next fiscal year, after raising them 17% the current year, new research shows. The reason? More than one in 10 firms loses upwards of $10 million after falling victim to a cyber attack.

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GDPR Bares Its Fangs: €315 Million in Penalties over Just Three Days

Jul 10 by Filip Truta

In only three days, businesses big and small with customers in the European Union have been told to cough up a cumulated €315 million in penalties after failing to comply with the GDPR rulebook.

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Two Years After WannaCry, NHS Still Not Properly Safeguarded Against New Attacks

Jul 08 by Filip Truta

A combination of outdated computer systems, lack of investment, and a deficit of skills and awareness in cyber security is placing NHS hospitals at risk, researchers have warned.

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Insider Threat Detection a Serious Problem for U.S. Businesses

Jul 01 by Filip Truta

Preventative security technologies like firewalls and application blacklisting aren’t always enough to safeguard an organization’s IT infrastructure. Businesses often face internal threats, so a cybersecurity strategy must include tools and processes for rapid detection and response. However, strategies often don’t.

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In Incident Response, Speed Is Everything

Jun 14 by Filip Truta

Data breaches, a rare occurrence not too long ago, have become the norm, forcing enterprises worldwide to adopt a paranoid posture with regards to the likelihood of disruption and loss of business.

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Incident Response Is the Weakest Link in the Threat-Handling Chain, Study Shows

Jun 12 by Filip Truta

Faced with a growing army of cyber criminals constantly after their data, businesses are investing heavily in new technology and professionals to close the cybersecurity gap. While this sounds promising, most organizations are making very slow progress towards cyber resilience.

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U.S. Businesses Lost $654 Billion from Cyberattacks in 2018

Jun 06 by Filip Truta

Cybercriminals exposed 2.8 billion consumer data records in 2018, costing U.S. organizations over $654 billion. Healthcare, financial services and government were the sectors hardest hit by cyberattacks, new research shows.

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Are CISOs Starting to Crack Under Pressure? New Research Suggests They Need More Support from Peers

Jun 04 by Filip Truta

Too many CISOs are under constant pressure to defend their organization from cyber threats. They are feeling unsupported, and it’s taking a toll on their mental health, according to a new study.

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It’s 2019 and Most CISOs at Financial Institutions Demand Bigger Cybersecurity Budgets

May 30 by Filip Truta

Almost a quarter of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) in the finance sector have drawn up plans to compel their Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to spend extra dollars on their organization’s cybersecurity posture, according to a new study.

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EternalBlue Worm Still Claiming Victims Two Years after WannaCry and NotPetya

May 29 by Filip Truta

The government of the US city of Baltimore is seeking federal dollars to recover from a devastating ransomware attack that allegedly leveraged the NSA-developed EternalBlue exploit. 

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6% of Professionals Feel Personal Data Is Actually Less Protected under GDPR

May 28 by Filip Truta

One year in, there are still conflicting sentiments from the global workforce regarding the EU General Data Protection Regulation – specifically, whether the regulation has been effective.

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