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GDPR Compliance Password Authentication

Industry trends

Don’t Let Static Passwords Undermine your GDPR Compliance

­­­Regardless of geography, if your organization collects and stores personal data regarding EU citizens, then the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies. And the upcoming May 25 milestone marks more of a beginning than an end. May 25 only marks the beginning of enforcement, but the requirements laid out in GDPR will be ongoing. Some key requirements of GDPR include “Privacy by Design” and “Privacy by Default”. These principles require...

Forbes NoPassword

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NoPassword Featured on Forbes – Feb 1, 2018

Read the original Forbes article here. Meet The CEO Working To Make Sure You Never Type A Password Again In 2017, the global average cost of a data breach reached $3.2 million, representing a 10% decrease from the year prior. Additionally, the average cost associated to each lost or stolen record of sensitive or confidential information fell from $158 in 2016 to $141 in 2017. Yet, while cyber security companies adopt more advanced technologies and the...

Cybersecurity trends 2018

Industry trends

Top 10 Cyber Security Trends of 2018

Last year, cybersecurity became the center of attention many times as a result of multiple massive and costly cyber attacks, such as the Equifax hack, which compromised the sensitive information of more than 143 Million customers. WannaCry attacks are other examples of attacks that targeted a number of industries and made companies reconsider their cybersecurity techniques. We can only expect more of the same this year, if not more, as big companies...

Equifax Hack

Industry trends

Data Minimization: The Main Lesson from the Equifax Hack

Equifax, the credit reporting company, announced on Sept 7th that hackers gained access to more than 143 million customers’ information, including names, date of births, social security numbers, addresses, and driver’s license information. Consequently, hackers have access to all the information necessary for identity theft and fraudulent transactions. This hack will cost Equifax customers and its stockholders not only a significant monetary loss but time...

Zero Trust Model

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Zero Trust Model: How to Prevent Data Breaches

Despite the massive investments poured into cybersecurity, data breaches keep happening. 15% of companies globally stated that sensitive data was probably breached in 2016, and that’s probably an underestimate. Many companies are unwilling to publicly acknowledge data breaches—or may not even be aware of one when it occurs. There are many causes for the surge in data breaches, but many common cybersecurity problems come down to this: The old paradigm of...

wannacry ransomeware

Industry trends

Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Yourself Against WannaCry

Hundreds of thousands of computers across 150 countries have already been affected by the ransomware WannaCry. Victims included the United Kingdom’s National Health Service and FedEx, as well as many smaller organizations. Although the ransom demanded by WannaCry is relatively low—$300 at the outset—the ransomware has disrupted operations at hospitals, factories, and other organizations. Here’s what you need to know about WannaCry and how to protect...

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