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Data breaches increasingly caused by hacks, malicious attacks

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A new study of data breaches has found that criminal and malicious attacks accounted for 37 percent of corporate data breaches in 2011, a six percent rise from 2010. The study, performed by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Symantec, also found that these attacks were much more costly to...
Data breaches increasingly caused by hacks, malicious attacks

Security And Software Asset Management: Knowledge Is Power

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Guest author Kris Barker is co-founder and CEO of Express Metrix Asset Management Software. Even the smallest network is under threat from botnets, hacking, Trojans, denial of service (DoS) attacks and information leakage. Malicious or criminal attacks, the most expensive cause of data breaches, are on the rise and the...
Security And Software Asset Management: Knowledge Is Power

Apple Drops Out of Top 20 Most Trusted Companies for Privacy

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Apple has dropped out of the Top 20 list in world's largest survey of consumer trust. Apple's 21st ranking in the Ponemon Institute's Most Trusted Companies for Privacy Study is its lowest ranking in three years. The survey asks consumers to name and rate organizations they believe are most committed...
Apple Drops Out of Top 20 Most Trusted Companies for Privacy
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Apple slips out of top 20 in privacy trust rankings

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For the first time in three years, Apple is not among the top 20 most trusted companies for privacy, according to the Ponemon Institute's 2012 list....
Apple slips out of top 20 in privacy trust rankings

Microsoft bakes data protection into Exchange Server

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The world of Microsoft messaging recently took over Orlando, Florida, for the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2012. MEC 2012 was the first conference Microsoft has hosted that's completely dedicated to Exchange in 10 years, and it brought a lot of big news--especially around protecting and managing the sensitive data that...
Microsoft bakes data protection into Exchange Server

Data breaches caused mostly by negligence and glitches, study finds

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While data breaches born of malicious attacks grab headlines, more data thefts are caused by employee negligence and computer glitches, according to a report this week by Symantec and the Ponemon Institute. Almost two-thirds of data breaches in 2012 could be attributed to negligence or human error (35 percent)...
Data breaches caused mostly by negligence and glitches, study finds
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Websense Plugs Data Leaks, Plays Malware Guard On Mobiles For The Office

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Security software maker Websense is making use of the malware hit list that helps keep Facebook malware-free, to take on data security and malware on tablets and smartphones in the office.iPhones and iPads have thoroughly infiltrated the workplace. (Even Microsoft's Office now has a serious business case to bury its...
Websense Plugs Data Leaks, Plays Malware Guard On Mobiles For The Office

Sponsored post: Emerging security technology under the spotlight

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When we commissioned the Ponemon Institute to examine the efficacy of emerging security technologies, it was on more than just a hunch that reality falls short of promised protections. As a longtime security vendor and purveyor of next-generation firewalls and intrusion prevention systems that make up the emerging security technology...
Sponsored post: Emerging security technology under the spotlight

Nationwide Insurance hack highlights corporations' liability

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An insurance company data breach that exposed 1.1 million people to identity fraud exemplifies the kind of cybercrime that companies increasingly fear will land them in civil court. The Nationwide Mutual Insurance went public on Wednesday with notification of an October 3 break-in of a computer network also used...
Nationwide Insurance hack highlights corporations' liability

Cost of cyber attacks $8.9 million, up 6%

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According to a survey of 56 corporate and governmental organizations conducted by the Ponemon Institute, the average amount they paid for all the costs associated with cyber attacks was $8.9 million during the past year. That's up 6% from the previous year's study. And for the first time, Ponemon...
Cost of cyber attacks $8.9 million, up 6%

Why Do Users Trust Mozilla More Than Google On Privacy?

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The privacy-obsessed don't seem to think much of Google. A survey of consumer confidence found Mozilla to be the most trustworthy pure Internet company when it comes to user privacy, the organization eagerly announced. Out of companies generally, Mozilla broke into the top 20 in the study, which was conducted...
Why Do Users Trust Mozilla More Than Google On Privacy?
Apple, Google fall off list of America's 20 most-trusted companies
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