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Verizon cybersecurity report on protected health information breaches finds internal actors pose greatest threat

Verizon cybersecurity report on protected health information breaches finds internal actors pose greatest threat The healthcare industry is the only sector in which people inside an organization represent the biggest threat to the security of protected health information. That’s a pretty startling finding from Verizon’s latest Protected Health Information Data Breach Report. Verizon’s dataset included incidents from its 2016 and…

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How to Deactivate Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Remove Product Key

How to Deactivate Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Remove Product Key Activating a version of Windows 10 has become quite a breeze thanks to Microsoft’s new system that ties a license to your hardware ID and stores it on the activation server, but what if you want to deactivate the operating system and completely removing the product key? Microsoft…

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2018 Winter Olympics Security Will Use ‘Drone-Catching Drones’ in South Korea

2018 Winter Olympics Security Will Use ‘Drone-Catching Drones’ in South Korea AMOS GUMULIRA/Getty Images Organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympics will reportedly use “drone-catching drones” to intercept any potential safety threats via air in Pyeongchang amid concerns the devices could be used to interrupt competition. Ryan Young of Yahoo Sports reported the Winter Games’ safety division, the Pyeongchang Olympics anti-Terrorism and…

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Amazon reportedly paid $90M for security camera company Blink

Amazon reportedly paid $90M for security camera company Blink  © Provided by CNET blink-doorbell-press-1080 Meet the Blink Video Doorbell, now owned by Amazon. Blink At the end of 2017, Amazon bought security startup Blink, which makes cameras and doorbells. The acquisition reportedly cost Amazon about $90 million, Reuters said on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The tech giant…

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Free virus protection: 10 ways BT’s free software keeps you safe online

  Free virus protection: 10 ways BT’s free software keeps you safe online Online threats such as malware can cause problem, from damaging your computer to stealing your personal information, so it’s important to install security software like BT Virus Protect which is free to all BT Broadband customers as part of your BT Extras and protects your home computer against internet threats. [Read…

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security computing-CSCC: 10 steps to ensure security for cloud computing success

CSCC: 10 steps to ensure security for cloud computing success The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCS) announced version 3 of its Security for Cloud Computing: 10 Steps to Ensure Success. The 10 steps are meant to be a reference guide for organizations to better analyze the security effects of cloud computing on the organization as a whole. According to the…

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Threat modeling: A critical, yet underused, element of cybersecurity risk analysis

Threat modeling: A critical, yet underused, element of cybersecurity risk analysis The staff at Motherboard recently updated its Guide to Not Getting Hacked to include more suggestions on how to avoid getting into digital hot water. Interestingly, threat modeling, a topic not often discussed, is brought up several times in the guide. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) defines a threat…

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employee security awareness training

How To Create A Winning Security Awareness Program As phishing and malware attacks become more prevalent and sophisticated, midsize and large businesses must rely on employees to protect their data. But employees are busy. And security to them is often an afterthought. If you’re serious about security — and you need to be — answering the right questions, following established guidelines…

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how to security scan iphone|iPhone fingerprint scanner

IPhone fingerprint scanner will start security revolution How the iPhone fingerprint scanner works Apple’s new iPhone 5S will be the first widely popular gadget to incorporate a fingerprint scanner as a security measure. It likely won’t be the last. Security experts say fingerprint scanning is safer than typing in a password. Fingerprints are far more unique than passwords and harder…

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