Securing the MSP: why they’re their own worst enemy

Behind each cyberattack on the MSP is typically a system left unpatched, asset management undone, security officer not hired, or board who sees investment in security as a cost center rather than a long-term investment.

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A week in security (January 20 – 26)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including tech support scams, deepfakes, and the latest ransomware attack in Florida.

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A week in security (June 10 – 16)

A roundup of security news from June 10–16, including MegaCortex, the latest news on privacy, the abuse of Twitter’s Lists feature, and more.

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What to do when you discover a data breach

You’ve discovered that your organization has been breached. Now what? Learn which steps to take in the immediate aftermath to limit the damage and preserve your company’s reputation.

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Facebook’s plain text misstep, and other password sins

Yes, Facebook’s recent error in password handling was egregious. But there’s more than one way to abuse user data. We take a look at various missteps in credential management and how businesses can improve practices.

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Houzz data breach: Why informing your customers is the right call

Online renovation and design platform Houzz suffered a data breach—not good. Their subsequent response, however, was exemplary. Here’s how other businesses can learn from their example.

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Humble Bundle alerts customers to subscription reveal bug

Humble Bundle is sending emails to subscribers due to information being revealed by a bug. How bad it is? We take a look.

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Marriott breach impacts 500 million customers: here’s what to do about it

Marriott disclosed a large-scale data breach impacting up to 500 million customers who have stayed at a Starwood-branded hotel within the last four years.

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Tomorrowland festival goers affected by data breach

A data breach from a 2014 Tomorrowland electronic music festival has affected up to 60,000 event-goers caught up in the action.

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Huge breach affects 9 million Cathay Pacific customers

Airline company Cathay Pacific revealed that a huge breach took place in March 2018, affecting around 9 million customers. We take a look at some of the potential fallout.

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