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On 8 September, credit reporting agency Equifax confessed to a major data breach. It affects 143 million Americans – nearly half of the US population – and 100,000 Canadian consumers. Unfortunately, this means that the hackers may have access to highly sensitive personal and financial information, allowing them to carry out follow-on attacks and identity […]

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Amidst growing concerns of large-scale cyber attacks, 84 percent of organizations participating in a Ponemon Institute survey indicated threat intelligence is “essential to a strong security posture.” However, many organizations struggle with an overwhelming amount of threat data and lack of staff expertise, which diminish the effectiveness of their threat intelligence programs. Threat sharing remains […]

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Equifax has identified the flaw in its website hackers used to breach its systems, potentially impacting 143 million Americans. In a consumer update Wednesday night, the credit reporting firm pointed to a known security issue in the web applications software Apache Struts as the one used in the breach. The flaw in Struts that was […]

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Container security has been gaining steam over the last few years. Many enterprises are experimenting with containers, and a recent 451 report showed that 25 percent of companies have already implemented the technology. While IT teams and software developers are more familiar with the fundamentals and benefits of containers, C-level executives often don’t have as […]

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