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WinMagic validates need for perpetual server encryption


WinMagic is encouraging enterprises to adopt server encryption as part of their regular data security strategy – even if those servers are behind lock and key. When it comes to server protection, many enterprises overlook physical security risks. The common myth surrounding servers is that because the servers are in a data center, or otherwise behind lock and key, and because the data is in perpetual use, encrypting the drives is unnecessary as the data … More

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Why voice fraud rates continue to rise with no signs of slowing down


Pindrop released its annual report detailing developments in fraud, the future of voice and the impact to customer service across various industries. In the report, Pindrop reveals the rate of voice fraud climbed over 350 percent from 2013 through 2017, with no signs of slowing down. Additionally, between 2016 and 2017, overall voice channel fraud increased by 47 percent, or one in every 638 calls. The year-over-year increase can be attributed to several causes, including … More

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Security data reveals worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise


According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet / Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. Akamai detected approximately 3.2 billion malicious logins per month from January through April 2018, and over 8.3 billion malicious login attempts from bots in May and June 2018 – a monthly average increase of 30 percent. In total, from the beginning of November 2017 through the end of June 2018, researcher analysis … More

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Security priorities are shifting in response to increased cybersecurity complexity


The increased complexity of the IT environment, combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks and a rapidly evolving threat landscape, is causing organizations to invest more money in cybersecurity and start to focus on the impact of cyber threats and cybersecurity from a business perspective, according to a research report conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Reasons why cybersecurity has become more difficult One of the report’s key findings is that in many organizations (96 percent), the … More

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Riskonnect announces new User Experience interface


Riskonnect announced the release of its new Riskonnect User Experience, RKUX. The enhancement delivers a user experience designed to help risk professionals work faster and smarter. “Enterprises need technology that makes it easier to see and mitigate the potential risks they’re facing,” said Andrea Brody, Riskonnect chief marketing officer. “We developed RKUX to deliver an easy-to-use platform that our customers can easily adopt and quickly experience enterprise-wide benefits without being mired down in technology.” Ahead … More

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