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Author: Silviu Stahie

Silviu is a seasoned writer who followed the technology world for almost two decades, covering topics ranging from software to hardware and everything in between. He's passionate about security and the way it shapes the world, in all aspects of life. He's also a space geek, enjoying all the exciting new things the Universe has to offer.

All about Virtualization and Cloud Security | Recent Articles:

American Shoppers to Blame Financial Institutions in Case of Data Breach

Nov 18 by Silviu Stahie
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Record Number of Breaches and Leaked Records Registered in 2019, Study Shows

Nov 14 by Silviu Stahie

2019 is on track to set a record for the highest number of security incidents ever recorded, with 5,183 data breaches and 7.9 billion records exposed by November in the United States alone, according to a report from Risk Based Security.

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Cybersecurity Field Must More Than Double Qualified Staff to Meet Market Needs, Survey Shows

Nov 12 by Silviu Stahie

The lack of certified cybersecurity professionals is felt throughout the world, and the industry would need to more than double the number of staff to meet the market’s needs, according to a study by (ISC)². As it stands, the supply of qualified labor only meets around 40% of demand.

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PayPal Surpasses Microsoft as Favorite Target of Phishing Attacks

Nov 08 by Silviu Stahie

PayPal has now overtaken Microsoft to become the favorite target of phishing campaigns, according to a third-quarter 2019 report by email security firm Vade Secure.

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Phishing Activity Rises to Record in Third Quarter, APWG Report Says

Nov 07 by Silviu Stahie

The number of phishing campaigns has been expanding steadily in recent years as cybercriminals target both private individuals and corporations with social engineering scams, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

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Transparent Cybersecurity Policies Make Companies More Attractive to Investors

Nov 04 by Silviu Stahie

Companies that are transparent about their cybersecurity risk management efforts are more attractive to investors, after or before a data breach happens in their industry.

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Employee Negligence Remains the Biggest Threat in Data Breaches

Nov 01 by Silviu Stahie

The biggest worry for companies should be employee negligence, which remains the primary factor in data breaches, the Bitdefender Hacked Off! survey revealed.

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FBI Advises SMBs on Dangers of E-Skimming

Oct 30 by Silviu Stahie

As part of cybersecurity month, the FBI is warning small and medium businesses (SMBs) about the dangers of e-skimming, a practice that could allow hackers to intercept online credit card payments.

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Data Breaches Force 10% of Small Company Victims Out of Business

Oct 28 by Silviu Stahie

Cyberattacks are among the most dangerous threats for small businesses, with 25% of affected organizations filing for bankruptcy and 10% going out of business entirely, according to a new survey.

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More Companies Adopt MFA, but It's Still Not Enough

Oct 23 by Silviu Stahie

Organizations face ever-increasing threats, and password security is paramount. But employees don't usually use robust password protocols or multi-factor authentication to secure valuable information.

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Spending on Security Products and Services Continues to Grow in 2019

Oct 22 by Silviu Stahie

The cybersecurity market is seeing a continuous increase in range, scope, and value as new threats reshape the business landscape. Companies look to continue expanding security-related operations, a new forecast from IDC shows.

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Few Companies Restrict Use of Unencrypted or Unsafe USB Drives

Oct 18 by Silviu Stahie

Most companies neglect creation of comprehensive data security protocols for employees, allowing them to use unsafe or unsecured USB drives that could be compromised.

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