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July 29, 2016
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U.S. intelligence agencies have “high confidence” that the Russian government instigated the hack of the Democratic National Committee. Stolen emails were released by WikiLeaks, whose founder, Julian Assange, has said he does not want Hillary Clinton to win the presidential election. It is unclear how the documents made their way to the group. Stealing information about another country’s political infighting is hardly new, and the United States has conducted covert collection from allies like Germany and...

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July 28, 2016
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In the words of President Obama, it's "fair to say this is not your typical election." Though he was speaking of the choice Americans must make between two very different candidates come November, they also apply to the role cyber security is playing in the election and the way it is shaping the conversation about data protection.

U.S. intelligence agencies have "high confidence" that the Russian government played a role in the...

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July 22, 2016
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Cybercriminals are harvesting personal data unwittingly left on old smartphones when they are resold or recycled, says Global Risk Technologies. According to estimates, 62 percent of Western Europeans (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, U.K.) own a smartphone, and users replace their devices approximately every 20 months. People often leave behind personal data and files, with half of the 20 random smartphones analyzed leaving more than 1,200 photos, more than 300 emails/texts, the identities of...

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July 19, 2016
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There is a major disconnect, on a number of levels, between information security officers ready to purchase cyber liability coverage and the insurance brokers and underwriters eager to meet that demand.

That’s the big takeaway from a new study by security think tank The SANS Institute and insurance industry researcher...

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July 19, 2016
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Thanks to identity thieves, parents have one more thing to worry about as they prepare their children for school: protecting their kids from identity theft. Check out our latest infographic to better understand how they're susceptible and to get our protection tips.

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July 18, 2016
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Owners of small and midsize businesses routinely take into account the risk of a fire burning down the building, or a customer or employee getting hurt on company property.

But what about exposure to botnets, data thieves, cyber scammers, hacktivists and disgruntled insiders?

Data is the new currency, and because SMBs now routinely collect, store and access sensitive and valuable data across...

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