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Online businesses that handle credit cards have no internet security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Tens of thousands of online businesses in the UK who handle credit card details have no internet security measures, new research reveals A survey by 123 Reg, the UK’s largest website provider, has found that 10% of e-commerce websites have … The post Online businesses that […]

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Cyber-espionage Tops Security Threats to Businesses

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Cyber-espionage is the top threat facing businesses, ahead of targeted attacks and phishing attempts, according to new research. Trend Micro’s research covered nearly 2500 organizations across Europe and the UK and found that 64% of businesses had experienced a ‘known’ …

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Hackers Used Eavesdropping Malware To Spy On Ukranian Businesses, Security Experts Reveal

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security experts have observed that an unknown hacking group has been spying on Ukrainian businesses and infecting their computers with a sophisticated malware, which allows eavesdropping and illegal data download. The bug was first discovered by intelligence corporation CyberX, which … The post Hackers Used Eavesdropping […]

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70% of Businesses Pay Up to Ransomware Extortionists

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70% of Businesses Pay Up to Ransomware Extortionists

Ransomware became big business for cyber-criminals in 2016 with the malware on pace to bring in a record $1 billion for cyber-criminals this year, according to IBM. One of the reasons for that could be because so many businesses give

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Businesses spend just 5% of budgets on IT security

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Businesses spend just 5% of budgets on IT security

Businesses are spending on average just over 5% of their overall IT budgets on trying to prevent the latest hacks and security breaches, according to analyst house Gartner.
Despite the growing risk of threats facing organisations, surprisingly, Gartner said that

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Why Insider Threats Are Hurting North American Businesses

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Why Insider Threats Are Hurting North American Businesses

A new report from Kaspersky Lab revealed that company employees are among the leading cyberthreats to North American companies.
According to the “Business Perception of IT Security: In the Face of an Inevitable Compromise” report, 20 percent of businesses worldwide

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Cost of a cyber-attack will soon reach $1 million for large businesses

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Cost of a cyber-attack will soon reach $1 million for large businesses

We are coming closer to the point where a cyber-attack will cost every large business more than $1 million. According to a new Kaspersky Lab report, a single cyber-security incident now costs a large business, on average, $861,000.
Small and

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Survey findings: Biggest cyber security risk for businesses?

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Survey findings: Biggest cyber security risk for businesses?

Despite high-profile breaches, constant education campaigns and the obvious risks of data loss, the Gemalto Data Security vs Human Behaviour Survey revealed some surprising results. “People across Asia Pacific look for the quickest and easiest way to do things online, even if it puts systems at risk,” says Graeme Pyper, Regional Director ANZ at Gemalto. […]

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60% digital businesses to face service failures by 2020: Gartner

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

NEW DELHI: By 2020, 60 per cent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk, said a special report by market research firm Gartner . “Cyber security is a critical part of digital business with its broader external ecosystem and new challenges in […]

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Russian hackers targeting small businesses and communities in Upstate NY.

hacker-computerSenator Charles Schumer is warning small communities and businesses that they’re at an increased risk of being hacked. During a conference call with reporters, Schumer said Russian hackers are specifically targeting small towns and villages in Upstate New York because their systems are more vulnerable. “Big businesses usually can build in a defensive mechanism into […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?