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November 22, 2016

Is Social Media and “Employee Advocacy” Possible Within Regulated Industries?

Joanna Belbey

Regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services have stringent requirements about how they communicate with the public. How does this square with the concept of “employee advocacy”, where firms encourage their employees to share news of their firm on social media?

November 15, 2016

Three Goals of the UK's New Cyber Security Strategy

Robert Holmes

Recently, Dr. Ian Levy, director of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) provided a preview of key initiatives included in the government’s new cyber security strategy.

November 09, 2016

MiFID II: New Compliance Tech Needed For Finserv In EU And US. Even Post Brexit

Joanna Belbey

Financial services firms in the European Union (EU) have followed a common regulatory framework, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), since 2007.

November 07, 2016

Media Companies at Risk as Clinton/Trump Election Nears: Social Media Account Hacks, Malicious Content and Social Mob Attacks

Devin Redmond

As we near Election Day, media companies are at risk as a well-timed hack could distribute misinformation, impact election coverage, or even spark violence in the politically charged atmosphere of this election cycle.

November 01, 2016

Proofpoint Partners with the Global Cyber Alliance to Combat Cybercrime

Proofpoint Staff

Today, Proofpoint is pleased to announce its partnership with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA).

October 31, 2016

What’s the Fastest Way to 10 Million Malware Installations?

Duane Kuroda

If you asked me that question last month, I would said a cybercriminal needed to launch extensive email campaigns with tens of millions of messages each day and in a few months they might hit 10 million malware installations.

October 27, 2016

Flying Blind: Why Visibility is Cybersecurity’s Achilles Heel

Ryan Kalember

If National Cyber Security Awareness Month wasn’t enough to draw attention to today’s cyber threats, recent headlines might do the job.

October 25, 2016

Cybercriminals Spoof Every Major UK Bank, Masquerade as Branded Customer Service Twitter Accounts

Celeste Kinswood

We last wrote about angler phishing social media scams this summer when hackers used fake social media accounts to target PayPal customers and steal

October 20, 2016

Proofpoint Aims to Acquire FireLayers, Add SaaS Application Protection and Security Intelligence to TAP

Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy

You can’t protect what you can’t see. And for many organizations worldwide, third-party SaaS applications represent a blind spot for their existing security tools.

October 14, 2016

Corporate Responsibility When Confronted With Rising Cybercrime Volumes

Ryan Kalember

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues this week with a focus on how every employee can promote a culture of cybersecurity at work.

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