Election meddling. Corporate espionage. Ransomware attacks. Massive data breaches. The cybersecurity threats facing the United States seem to multiply by the year, leaving government agencies and private companies scrambling to keep up. That is among the reasons why many experts are alarmed that the White House eliminated the position of cybersecurity czar on the National Security Council on Tuesday. […]

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HALF of UK

Nearly half of businesses in the U.K. reported cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months, a government-sponsored survey found. According to the “Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018,” 43 percent of U.K. businesses said they suffered a breach or attack in the last year. This was more than double the rate for charities (19 percent). Costs […]

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14 retailers

If you shopped at these 14 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen At least 14 retailers were hacked and likely had information stolen from them since January 2017. Many of these were caused by flaws in payment systems taken advantage of by hackers. At least 14 separate security breaches occurred […]

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Read the white paper to understand how EZProtect solves the Salesforce security audit and SOX Compliance issues. If your organization is using Salesforce, especially communities, and does not have a third-party virus scanner connected, it will not pass a SOX security audit. Find out more here. #securityaudit, #sarbanesoxley, #salesforcecybersecurity

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maturity metrics

The state's chief information security officer says the new system will provide a much more detailed and accurate view of California's IT security risk.

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healthcare

“Hackers are becoming more sophisticated and we expect to see greater frequency and intensity of cyberattacks in healthcare,” CynergisTek CEO Mac McMillan said in a statement. “The NIST CSF gives healthcare organizations the framework they need to build the resilience that 21st century healthcare is going to require.”

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zero trust

Let me explain what zero trust is in very simple terms. We inherently trust too much in our environment and our inclination to trust too many things has really led to us relying upon forms of security which are really not helping us in the new world order. This is especially true when we allow employees and outside users certain access to our system, such as uploading a document to a @Salesforce org.

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winter games 2018

PYEONGCHANG (REUTERS) – Several US cyber security firms said on Monday (Feb 12) that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Games Organisers confirmed the attack on Sunday, saying that it affected Internet and television services but did […]

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SOX cybersecurity

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (known as SOX) went into effect in 2002 to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices of organizations. It was also tailored to improve the accuracy of corporate disclosures. To remain SOX compliant, organizations must have effective security controls in place to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability […]

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A week after #Allscripts was hit with a #ransomware attack that disrupted patient care services of hundreds of its healthcare clients, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the cloud-based electronic health records vendor for allegedly "failing to secure its systems and data from cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks."

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