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All Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (25)

The Dark Side of Big Data

Ashley Madison, IRS, Target, Sony…What do they have in common? Here we only name a few but of the most tremendous crisis of data breach in recent years - yes, it is happening and it is happening everywhere. The cost of data breach comes to a new high at $154 per record of stolen or leaked data, adding up to millions of data for each incident, including the law suits,…

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Added by Yuanjen Chen on September 1, 2015 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Keeping Corporate Data Safe: 5 Ways Lax BYOD Policies Create Security Risks

The proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices — here come the “wearables” — has opened up new opportunities for businesses to leverage employee-owned technology for competitive advantage. That being said, the use of such devices in the workplace can compromise sensitive data, especially when comprehensive BYOD policies are not implemented and…

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Added by Beau Winchester on September 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Protecting Data with Data: Predicting Cyber Threats Before they Happen

Businesses have always faced security threats, whether is someone breaking in to steal some cash or equipment, a disgruntled employee selling company secrets, or something else altogether, there has always been cause to be careful as a business owner.

 

However, with the evolution of technology, and the digital age coming into full swing, security threats have evolved as well, and…

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Added by Beau Winchester on August 25, 2014 at 11:51am — No Comments

The Target Security Breach: What Happened and What It Can Teach Us About Cyber Security

On December 13th, 2013, a blog devoted to IT security news broke a startling story — Target, one of the country’s largest big-box retailers, had been the victim of a security breach that exposed the credit card data of thousands of shoppers.



The attackers targeted the data stored in the magnetic strips of customers’ cards. The website reported…

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Added by Beau Winchester on July 23, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

Big Data getting bigger in UAE

With immense growth in technology, financial institutes, skyscrapers and malls, one can find that the number of consumers have increased exponentially in the Middle East over the past few years. Reports suggests that 91% of the population comprises of expats in UAE enjoying high salaries and tax free benefits. 

Moreover, the options to spend your money have gotten bigger and better with UAE working towards the initiative to build Smart Cities setting strong infrastructure fundamentals…

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Added by IPSITA on November 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

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