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Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cyber-Trends for 2015

Cybersecurity is guaranteed to make big headlines in 2015, according to one computer fraud expert.


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35 Percent of all Security Breaches Take Place in Higher Education

A new infographic from SysCloud reveals there have been more 500 security breaches at more than 320 higher education institutions since 2005.


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Utilizing Biometric Single Sign-On for Stronger Data Security

Single sign-on (SSO) is a biometric identification management system that allows end users the ability to provide their biometric credentials in place of a password, token, or personal identification number (PIN) as a secure method of system or database access.
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68 Percent of Healthcare Data Breaches Due to Device Loss

Over the past three years, most healthcare data breaches were the result of lost or stolen devices, not hacking (only 23 percent).
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55% of Americans Fear Social Security Number Theft in 2015

 Sixty-one percent of Americans believethat their data is not secure, according to a survey from PKWARE. Theft of financial and identity information causes the most concern among respondents, with the leading data at risk cited as Social Security numbers and banking information, including credit cards.  


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Addressing Corporate Espionage in the 21st Century

The 21st Century is often referred to as the information age; the developing global marketplace has contributed to the entrance of new cultures and economies into the competitive global economy.  Due to globally available infrastructure and the development of global telecommunication/computing capabilities, it has enabled individuals, companies and countries to compete globally on a level playing field with traditional Western powers even from some of the most remote parts of the world.  Unfortunately this has also created conditions in which the threat of corporate espionage has been rapidly proliferating due to the ease threat actors can ply their trade both through physical and virtual actions against U.S. corporations.


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Does Your Security System Provider Protect Your Data Enough?

Not a day goes by, it seems, that we are not hearing about some sort of security breach involving a major retail operation or corporation.
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Business Risk of Data Breaches: Preparing Your C-Suite

As 2014 draws to a close, we’re left picking up the pieces from one of the biggest years in data breach history.
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Coca Cola Faces Lawsuit Over Unencrypted Laptop Data Theft

Coca-Cola is facing a potential class-action lawsuit after one of the people whose personal data was on one of a clutch of laptops stolen from the company says he suffered identity theft as a result of the breach.


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Consumers Express Concern, Not Initiative, After Data Breaches

Only 45 percent of consumers have changed an online password or PIN code in the past year after learning of data breaches; 15 percent made fewer online purchases on mobile devices; and 28 percent shopped less frequently at a retailer that had suffered a data breach.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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