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Average HCISSP Salary in 2017

10 Leden, 2018 - 14:00

Introduction The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) is a certification offered by (ISC)2. It tests the knowledge in the areas of both privacy and security of healthcare information. Candidates appearing for this certification should have at least two years of prior work experience in a related domain. The exam consists of 125 multiple […]

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Four Steps to Third-Party Security Risk Mitigation Live Webinar

9 Leden, 2018 - 16:47



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Understanding the Link Between Business, Operational & Security Risks

9 Leden, 2018 - 15:51

When it comes to risk planning and mitigation, it is important for you as an information security professional to understand the difference between a security risk and a business risk. This is not to say the two terms are mutually exclusive, as a single risk can be one or the other, or both at the […]

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Expert Interview: How to Launch an Effective Security Awareness Training Program

8 Leden, 2018 - 19:51

Bryce Austin of TCE Strategy is a CISM-certified cybersecurity authority and internationally recognized professional speaker. In this Q&A, we sat down with Bryce to discuss security awareness training strategies and best practices that other infosec leaders can apply to their own training programs.   Many infosec leaders struggle to capture buy-in for security awareness initiatives. […]

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5 Steps to Create a Security Culture within your Organization

8 Leden, 2018 - 19:15

Introduction We have a problem Houston…and its name is cybercrime. In 2017, we saw some of the biggest breaches of all time, including the Equifax breach, which left the company reeling from a 38% share price drop (1), and Verizon, where 14 million customer records were exposed. In the latest Ponemon Institute report, “Cost of […]

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Top 10 Threats to Healthcare Security

8 Leden, 2018 - 19:03

The year 2017 was the year that cyberattacks made healthcare sick. In the UK, a catastrophic ransomware attack in the form of WannaCry caused havoc across at least 16 health trusts, with hospitals and doctor surgeries being affected. According to research by Accenture , the healthcare industry was one of the worst affected by soaring […]

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A Look at Data Security Compliance & Regulations by Industry

8 Leden, 2018 - 14:58

Introduction Understanding and complying with regulations provides companies with business opportunities and reduces risk. To many, information security looks to be governed by an ever-changing plethora of laws, policies and regulations; each somewhat relevant and apparently originating in a different jurisdiction. If it appears complex, that’s because it is: we are dealing with a non-technical […]

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How to Phish Like a Hacker with SecurityIQ

5 Leden, 2018 - 21:31

SecurityIQ clients understand that the best way to beat hackers is to think like them. To help you improve your phishing simulation difficulty and effectiveness, we’ve gathered four frequently asked phishing questions and answers below. Recommendations are made using our team’s expertise and real data on hacker activity from ProofPoint’s 2017 Human Factor Report. What […]

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10 Ways GDPR Will Affect Data Collection and Use In 2018

5 Leden, 2018 - 19:21

Introduction The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is almost upon us. May 25th, 2018 is the auspicious day that begins the enactment of the regulation. In a survey carried out earlier this year by TrustArc (1), 61% of companies were not ready to implement GDPR. Research carried out a little later in the year by […]

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How Cyber Insurance Can Safeguard Your Business – A General Guide

5 Leden, 2018 - 15:57

Cyber insurance is also known as cyber liability insurance coverage. It helps businesses and individuals protect themselves from Internet- and IT infrastructure-based risks. Interestingly, these types of risks are not covered by traditional, commercial liability policies. This is the primary reason any business with any sort of online presence cannot afford to go without cyber […]

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An Examination of the Security Threats Posed to a Mobile Wallet Infrastructure

5 Leden, 2018 - 15:00

Introduction Our last article reviewed in depth just what precisely a Mobile Wallet is, and how it works. In summary, it is essentially a mobile app from which you can download from either the App Store or Google Play. Once it has been installed onto your wireless device, you enter in your credit card information, […]

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An Overview of the Mobile Wallet and Apple Pay

5 Leden, 2018 - 14:00

Introduction There is no doubt that today, the Smartphone is fast becoming an extension of both our personal and professional lives. For example, not only can we use it to communicate instantly with our family and friends, but we can now pretty much even do all our basic office tasks on our Smartphone. There is […]

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Computer Forensics: Overview of Software Forensics

4 Leden, 2018 - 22:58

Introduction The number of instances and severity of computer-based attacks such as viruses and worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, and plagiarism of software source code has become of increasing concern. To deal with these problems, Forensic Analysts suggested that methods for determining the authorship of computer programs were necessary. This field is referred to as […]

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An Asset Management Guide for Information Security Professionals

4 Leden, 2018 - 15:51

Managing a business from an information security professional’s point of view means there needs to be some form of asset classification within the operational structures of the company.  The process of classifying assets requires a system or multiple systems for assigning different assets into relevant groups. These groups are devised and based on what the […]

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What Is the Difference between Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery?

4 Leden, 2018 - 15:47

How much downtime can your business afford? What happens to your customer base if your company is down, but your competitors are able to operate? How much profit can you afford to lose without it crippling your business? Today’s businesses cannot afford even minor disruptions. They cost time, money, market share and customer loyalty. Of […]

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Risk Treatment Options, Planning and Prevention

4 Leden, 2018 - 15:40

Risk – it’s an inherent part of doing business in any industry or niche. Risks exist in a myriad of forms, ranging from financial to cyber-attacks, and everything in between. However, not all businesses face the same risk, or even the same level of risk within a specific category. In addition to understanding the threats […]

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Boost Phishing Resilience With SecurityIQ Phishy Domains

3 Leden, 2018 - 21:17

Verizon’s latest data breach report shows 43% of data breaches stem from phishing attacks. It also reports large increases in ransomware and social engineering, especially in finance and healthcare. Other major security studies raise further alarm: According to a new study from Google, most phishing victims are unaware their accounts are at risk — up […]

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Top 5 Password Managers in 2017

3 Leden, 2018 - 14:00

Introduction The Password manager generates and retrieves complex and long passwords that are extremely difficult to guess, and stores these passwords in an encrypted database for safe and quick access. Why is it important to use a password manager? The Password manager keeps your personal and private information safe. The Password manager auto generates complex passwords, so you do not have […]

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The Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property from Unscrupulous Remote Employees

3 Leden, 2018 - 14:00

Over the last few years, the concept of Remote Work has attracted a lot of talented and motivated individuals. The idea of a 9-5 job vs. being location independent is something that more and more individuals are being attracted to. Because of that and the benefit to their side, more companies have embraced this idea. […]

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Computer Forensics: Overview & Types of Database Forensics

2 Leden, 2018 - 23:36

What Is Database Forensics? This question is often asked by new students who are thinking about entering this exciting and dynamic subset of computer forensics. The answer is quite detailed, but we can go into a few basics and give you an overview to help explain some key fundamentals of database forensic analysis. Some free […]

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