Category Archive for "security threats"

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The Importance of a Holistic Approach to Secure Messaging

When it comes to business email security, human error is one of the chief causes of data loss. The reality is that people make mistakes. In some cases human error happens when employees don’t effectively use the company’s security tools

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Email Security Still the Achilles Heel of Business

If the recent Facebook privacy policy hoax – which filled news feeds everywhere with self-proclaimed privacy-protection notices – achieved anything, it was a message loud and clear that organizations need to take privacy and security extremely seriously. The loss of

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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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Perception vs Reality

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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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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Secure Messaging

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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