Category Archives: Corporate Compliance

Do You Know What a Data Breach Will Cost You?

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The amount of data the modern organization collects and stores continues to rise each year, as do the number of devices used to access that data and easy solutions for sharing it. Unfortunately, businesses are often unprepared to properly secure all of that data, leaving themselves vulnerable to one of the most pernicious threats faced by modern companies today –…

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Credit Unions Run the Numbers on the Home Depot Data Breach

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The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently collected data from over 500 credit unions regarding the Home Depot data breach. The survey sought to uncover the various effects of the breach – from numbers of affected customers to the total cost to each credit union. The findings paint a clear picture: When it comes to data breaches, credit unions are…

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Can Biometrics Cure the BYOD Blues?

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Unique personal identifiers such as fingerprints, face shapes, and voiceprints are being incorporated into software and hardware security on new consumer devices at an astonishing rate. Apple is now two generations into their iPhone fingerprint scanner and, with the launch of Apple Pay, the masses are getting a taste of how biometrics can be used to authorize transactions. Can new…

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Automated Policy Enforcement a Boon for Data Security

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Automated policy enforcement, the use of software to ensure sensitive data is protected from human error, is becoming an important weapon in the war on data breaches. The key tenets of automated policy enforcement revolve around reducing reliance on users to self-direct complex data policies. In doing so, the goal is to eliminate the risk of data breaches that occur…

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Reduce the Risk of a Company Data Breach by 30%

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People make mistakes. In the world of data breaches, those mistakes can open companies up to huge expenses and legal strife. According to a recent report from Beazley , human error accounts for over one-third of all data breaches that occur. While malicious hackers make headlines for stealing sensitive information, addressing several simple employee scenarios can eliminate the human error…

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Home Depot’s Data Breach Lesson: Here Come the Lawyers

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Target and Home Depot now find themselves standing among the ranks of other large companies who are under intense legal scrutiny thanks to massive data breaches, but that increased legal exposure could soon trickle down to medium-sized companies, as well, and result in anything but medium-sized penalties and fees. 2014 might very well be the last year in which companies…

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Watch out for These Three Key iOS 8 Features

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Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 8, is making waves by implementing new, enterprise-targeted features, but without a comprehensive understanding of how the technology works, employees could put sensitive company data at risk. Here are three key features that employers need to watch out for in the workplace and suggested steps to shore up security holes. Unified file storage in iCloud Drive…

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Healthcare Industry Faces Online Collaboration Challenges

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With a conservatively estimated 30.1 million patients affected by data breaches since 2009, the healthcare industry has come under fire regarding practices to protect sensitive records. While secure document storage and collaboration solutions are a priority in many other industries, a climate of apathy towards digital solutions could be hampering healthcare’s progress. The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)…

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Facebook Messenger App Adds Risk to Collaboration

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Facebook, the social network that boasts more than a billion worldwide users, recently announced that it will require users to have the separate Facebook Messenger app in order to use its instant messaging and voice-calling service. While the Facebook Messenger app has been around since 2011, the recently-released version features enhanced communications and productivity features for on-the-go users, and the…

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