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With Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un exchanging handshakes and smiles at the Singapore security summit earlier this month, you may have been fooled into thinking that all was cordial between the United States and North Korea. Look under the surface, however, and things may be rather different. For instance, just days after the two […]

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Privacy and security online are one of the top concerns of Americans, especially after numerous massive data breaches (Equifax, Yahoo, Uber) that happened in the past couple of years. According to Pew Research Center, 61% of people would like to do more to protect their privacy online, and 74% would like to be more in […]

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The security industry is understaffed. By a lot. Previous estimates by the Ponemon Institute suggest as much as 50 percent underemployment for cybersecurity positions. Seventy percent of existing IT security organizations are understaffed and 58 percent say it’s difficult to retain qualified candidates. ESG’s 2017 annual global survey of IT and cybersecurity professionals suggests the […]

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Password reuse across multiple sites creates major security risks. If an attacker can steal credentials and gain access to one account, he or she can also log into every other account that uses the same password. The threat doesn’t just apply to individuals, however. Employees using the same passwords at home and work put the […]

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