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Equifax Lawsuit Exposes Need for Multi-Factor Authentication Methods

October 29, 2019

If your organization is not now using multi-factor authentication methods for log-in to its systems, then I am afraid it is doing it wrong. System access using stronger means of identity management are no longer a ‘nice-to-have’, they are a must-have. Without it your organization could be on the receiving end of a...

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Take the Steps to Stop Ransomware

October 10, 2019

There has been a spate of ransomware attacks in 2019. Some had hoped that the trend had died off in 2018. That’s not the case. Ransomware is here to stay and is targeting all types of organizations. What can be done to stop ransomware a...

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GitHub Named in Capital One Hack Lawsuit

August 27, 2019

The Capital One hack saw the details of potentially 106 million users stolen earlier this year. In the class action lawsuit that has followed, not just Capital One have been named, but GitHub too. GitHub is a hosting service, and it is alleged the platform should have done more to stop the data...

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Equifax Data Breach Reaches Settlement Conclusion

August 6, 2019

The settlement for the Equifax data breach of 2017 has been agreed by the FTC. It is the largest of its kind ever agreed by the agency and could see Equifax pay up to $700m in compensation.Credit monitoring or a $125 pay...

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Importance of GDPR Compliance Shown

August 1, 2019

In the last few months, the UK’s ICO (Information Commissioner Office) has handed out its biggest fines yet failing to meet GDPR compliance regulations. Data security is vitally important for business today, but it seems some companies remain not fully p...

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