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Security researchers discover new smartphone threat

December 19, 2012

Mobile threats grow in 2013

Cyber warfare is becoming increasingly messy as hacktivism, open-source hacks and self-updating malware enter the scene.

BYOD security still a challenge for healthcare

December 19, 2012

Businesses fined for lacking HIPAA compliance

Electronic health records (EHRs) have improved the way health care providers access patient information, but they have also made it easier for private records to enter the wrongs hands when devices are lost or stolen.

The Internet of Everything poses rising security challenges

December 19, 2012

Better understanding of cloud could improve security

While cloud computing solutions are used almost unanimously by those working online, Gartner research from earlier this year showed that most people with cloud services don't know what the cloud is, or even that they're accessing it for their servers, office phones or email archiving software.

Security lies in data activity monitoring and encryption

December 18, 2012

Governments lacking in information security

UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham recently said that the number of data breaches at local government offices is rising, becoming an "underlying problem" that requires careful attention to developing data protection initiatives.

Less than one percent of the world's data is analyzed, study finds

December 18, 2012

Less than one percent of the world's data is analyzed, study finds

With so much of the world's information digitally stored in data centers and off-site databases, one might ask how much of this information has been fully analyzed and put to effective use.

Data protection must begin with the employee

December 17, 2012

Denial of service attacks increasing, causing market growth

With distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks becoming commonplace, data protection infrastructures are broadening to include preventive solutions, leading to significant market growth.

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