data security

Car Infotainment Systems trigger Cyber Threat scare

Did you ever imagine that your car infotainment system can prove as a data goldmine for hackers? If not, then you better take a look at this article. A researcher named Gabriel Cirlig working for a California based security firm called ‘Ixia’ has found out that Car Infotainment systems can leak out sensitive data to […]

The Difference Between Data Security and Privacy

Repeat after me, data security is not privacy. Privacy is also not data security. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but there are distinct differences as well as similarities. Yes, data security and privacy have a common goal to protect sensitive data. But they have very different approaches for achieving the same effect. Data […]

Second Hand and Discarded Devices Lead to Identity Theft

A new study was just released by the National Association for Information Destruction. What did it find? Astonishingly, about 40% of all digital devices that are found on the second-hand market had personal information left on them. These include tablets, mobile phones, and hard drives. The market for second hand items is large, and it’s […]

Five Mobile Security concerns which are usually ignored

In the world of Mobile Security, CIOs, CTOs and IT managers are often worried on how to protect the mobile devices and the networks they connect to, from threats and vulnerabilities associated with mobile computing. Cementing the concern is a recent Dell survey which suggests that almost three-quarters of employees are willing to share critical […]

How to elevate your mobile security?

Smart Phones are turning into life blood to our humans. And that’s due to the fact that they are not just being used to communicate, but are also being used to virtually assist us in computing, paying, buying and in all other such activities. As our lives are being driven by technology, we have reached […]

Study confirms Manufacturing companies are more vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Companies involved in manufacturing business are said to be more exposed to cyber attacks. This was revealed in a Deloitte study, titled Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). According to MAPI, 40 percent of manufacturing firms experienced a cyber attack in last one year. Out of them, 38 percent of them suffered over $1 […]

Businesses in gulf are most vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Data Security concerns are increasing day by day. But the most organization still seems to be in a relaxed stage. According to a survey conducted by YouGov, commissioned by BAE systems, many business firms in UAE are still underprepared to shield themselves from cyber attacks. Out of 1000 respondents who participated in the polls, nearly […]

IDG survey confirms that visibility and security are top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Businesses which are thinking to adopt cloud computing solutions into their production environments are cautious before making a move due to visibility and cloud security concerns. As per the latest survey conducted by International Data Group (IDG) companies will move around sixty percent of their IT environment load onto private, public and hybrid IT environments […]

Michigan water board pays $25K ransom to cyber criminals

Data security concerns are on rising and despite many efforts being taken by government organizations to isolate themselves from malware attacks, it seems like some happenings couldn’t be averted. The Lansing Board of Water & Light (LBWL) is reported to have paid a ransom $25,000 to cyber criminals in last summer to unlock its internal […]

Data breach at Texas hospital leaks more than 29K patient records

Integrity Transitional Hospital located in Denton, Texas has become a recent victim of data breach. According to D Healthcare Daily, Integrity contacted a forensic firm after detecting suspicious activity in one of its databases. The firm said that its database could have been hacked on August 14th, 2016 and many of patient lab test results […]

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