data breaches

August 10, 2017

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Provide a Secure Store Environment for Customers and Your Brand with Cisco DNA for Retail

Hackers have been around for a long time, and are becoming more sophisticated. With more information added to the cloud, data centers, and the network, companies are increasingly vulnerable to attacks.

October 7, 2016

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Top 5 Security Threats for Retailers in the Digital Age

As more information goes online, it is more vulnerable to certain types of threats. The challenge is to align networks, systems, and company cultures to support secure practices in this new arena.

March 3, 2015

SECURITY

The Seven Deadly Sins of User Access Controls: Part I

2014 was a terrible year for corporate data breaches. If there is to be any silver lining, information security professionals must draw lessons from the carnage. A good place to start is to identify common denominators. Several of the most damaging incidents started with phishing emails into office (or contractor) networks. Social engineering has gotten […]

September 15, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Prepare for Data Breaches! They Will Happen … to Anyone

Do you feel that you’ve been hearing a lot about data breaches lately? You are right! Take a look at the chart below. There is plenty of time left in September, but the data breach calendar is already filled with victim names. And August? I don’t even have enough space to put down all the […]

June 5, 2014

EDUCATION

#HigherEdThursdays – Cybersecurity for Higher Education: Is your network protected?

Cybersecurity is a hot topic and a major concern for all organizations.  No one is immune, and indeed, higher education institutions can fall victim to large breaches as well.  In fact, according to PrivacyRights.org, below are a few examples from the last 6 months: Date Name Records Lost 22-Apr-14 Iowa State University 29,780 27-Mar-14 The […]