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travel-by-plane

A little over three-quarters (77 percent) of workers say they connect to free or public WiFi while during travel. Some 63 percent will use public WiFi to access work emails and files. Those are just a couple top line findings from a chilling (if predictable) new digital security survey conducted by threat management company ObserveIT. The survey included […]

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Brynjolfsson

The digital economy is set to unlock tremendous economic value for countries over time. But a common setback for the use of various new technologies is their vulnerability to hackers. That's because companies and individuals are not taking cybersecurity seriously, according to Erik Brynjolfsson, director at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and a professor at MIT Sloan School

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darknet

The dark component of the deep web is the primary highway for the exchange and commerce among cybercriminal groups. In fact, very few cybercriminals work alone. Eighty percent of cybercrime is linked to criminal collectives, and stolen data-shaped goods surface rapidly on darknet forums and marketplaces following cybersecurity incidents with data loss. Adapting to these trends is essential. […]

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IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) devices including routers, IP cameras and even smart locks and connected doors are being targeted by cyber criminals who are looking to exploit them as a gateway for hacking and other cyber attacks, the FBI has warned. An alert from the FBI details the dangers of unsecured smart IoT devices and how they can be abused by attackers, […]

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GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, have overhauled how businesses process and handle data. Our need-to-know GDPR guide explains what the changes mean for you, specifically for companies using Salesforce.

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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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real cost of computer viruses

Getting a virus or piece of spyware on your computer can be downright annoying. If you’re lucky, it’s easy to fix, or your software of choice catches it before it gets out of hand. If you’re not so lucky, you’re probably one of the 16 million Americans who have had a “serious” vulnerability in the last two years. Luckily #EZProtect by Adaptus can help keep your @salesforce org safe.

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Corporate boards, especially those of public companies, are facing increased scrutiny and liability exposure in relation to cybersecurity and data privacy. While companies continue to gather and store large amounts of data, they are also more and more likely to be subject to a damaging cyberattack or data breach.

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With malware a constant threat across the internet – it's projected to cost the world six trillion dollars annually by 2021, according to Steve Morgan of the Cybersecurity Business Report – businesses need strong cybersecurity practices to keep networks and user’s devices secure from threats.

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CFO and CMO

I’d say there is one thing that should be the top priority for every executive—cyber security.

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