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With cybersecurity risks on the rise, it’s understandable that companies are spending more on cybersecurity solutions. The problem is, more isn’t necessarily better.

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Companies are spending record-breaking amounts on cybersecurity. That’s because risks are growing; a TechRepublic report noted that data breaches are up more than 50% so far this year. A Kaspersky Labs study found that a whopping 90% of data breaches are caused by human error. User behavior (often in response to social engineering attacks) is […]

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Employee devices can be a nightmare for financial institutions like banks, credit unions, and wealth management firms. The organizations don’t control customer systems, and these customers are under relentless and increasingly sophisticated attacks by hackers. If the device is compromised and the customer suffers a loss, they blame the institution. This is a significant concern, […]

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-Neal Conlon Request Access to Conference Material This past Friday AppGuard hosted its 6th event in this year’s CISO Summit series. In an unprecedented event, the largest group yet, a sphere of influencers of the world’s Cyber leadership. Cyber leaders from the intelligence community, investment banks, critical infrastructure, and cutting edge technology companies. I wanted […]

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Data breaches are on the rise, and even if your internal cybersecurity products and processes are robust, all it takes is one vendor or a third party with inadequate security to trigger a loss of sensitive information. That’s why a proactive approach to risk containment is the smart strategy.

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As trade tensions between the US and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) escalate, PRC-sponsored hacking and spying on US businesses is also on the rise. How worried should you be about state-sponsored hackers targeting your organization?

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How easy is it to hack an ATM? Probably easier than you think, according to cybersecurity expert Fred Mastrippolito and Peter Quach, project manager at Polito Inc., a cybersecurity company that recently tested new ATM machines for a banking client. The Polito team discussed that experience during a recent AppGuard webinar and revealed some surprising […]

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Anyone who hoped 2019 would bring a break in the pattern of rising data breach risks will be disappointed to learn that the first quarter of this year set new records in the worst way. A recent TechRepublic article notes “a record-breaking number of data breaches that exposed billions of documents to theft”  — the […]

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By Maitland Muse, Vice President of Channels & Strategic Alliances There’s a saying in politics: never let a crisis go to waste. It’s true in business too, and the current cybersecurity crisis presents an opportunity for every company that provides connected services. High-profile data breaches are affecting businesses across all industries, including automakers, hospitality brands, […]

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Cybersecurity costs keep going up as threats proliferate and companies spend more on endpoint detection and response (EDR) and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions. CISOs add new solutions in response to emerging threats, creating complex, layered defenses. But despite a huge investment of time and money, breaches keep happening. Last month, a threat […]

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