Make Email Security a Good-Tasting Medicine

Scan any security news site and it’s clear that there’s a neck-and-neck race to keep up with the ever-increasing threat of a security breach. Arguably it is because of these threats that technology has advanced to the state it is

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The Perceptions Versus the Reality of IT Security Threats

When it comes to IT security, perceptions don’t always match reality. Many businesses believe that the biggest IT security threats to data are those caused by malicious outside forces attacking the organization. While there’s no question that external threats are

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Encryption and DLP’s Role in the Battle Against Business Email Fraud

While fraud and other scams are nothing new to businesses or consumers, the types and sophistication level of the scammers continue to evolve. In Tracy Kitten’s recent article on BankInfoSecurity.com, she discusses the upsurge in fraud connected to “business email

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Keeping Patient Information Secure in the IoT Era

About 26 billion devices are expected to make up the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020 and 40% of the IoT market will be related to healthcare according to Gartner Research. This shouldn’t come as a surprise given that healthcare is as

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Data Breaches: Calculating Their Cost is a Complex Conundrum

We often talk about the risk of a data breach and how to prevent it, but one area that still offers much room for discussion is around calculating the true cost of a breach. This is by no means an

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Secure Messaging is Far More than Email Encryption

Picture a scenario where a healthcare professional accidentally emails Patient A the medical history of Patient B. While the email may be encrypted it still ends up in the inbox of the wrong person who now has access to it.

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Data Not Hardware is More Often the Target in Cybercrime

A recent healthcare report issued by Surfwatch Labs identifies that patient data is more than twice as likely as hardware including desktops and laptops to be the target of cybercrime (64.4% for data versus 28.8% for hardware). It’s no secret

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Leveraging Secure Messaging in the Fight Against Ransomware

It is labeled the “Threat of the Month” in SC Magazine UK. In a recent FBI press release it is called “the most current and significant ransomware threat targeting U.S. individuals and businesses” with victims reporting losses of more than

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The Value of Secure Messaging: Lessons from the OPM Data Breach

It is now known that there was a significant lack of encryption and other safeguards that could have prevented the compromise of personal information in the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach made public in June. Social Security

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It’s Time To Do Away with Paper Forms: Leveraging Secure Web Forms

Despite their shortcomings, paper forms continue to be used to collect all sorts of information including highly sensitive data for a host of purposes from legal to financial to healthcare. Collecting confidential client information by having clients fill out forms

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