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Information Management

 •  November 10

The shortage of trained professionals with cyber-security skills is acute, worsening and exacerbating the number of data breaches that are taking place. A report last month by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and the IT analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), shed light on the scope of the problem and offered guidelines to...

Information Management

 •  October 26

Cyber attacks continue to increase in both frequency and intensity, and most large organizations say they have been the victim of at least one cybersecurity incident, or that they expect to be. Despite that, many organizations continue to pay only lip service to strong cybersecurity defense, and many others overlook even basic security...

Information Management

 •  October 17

A majority of IT decision makers think they have sufficient password protection in place, but most are failing to ensure strong passwords, exposing their companies to increased security risks that can lead to data breaches, according to a new report from identity management tools provider OneLogin. The company surveyed more than 500 U.S.-based IT...

Information Management

 •  October 2

Directors and executives want to believe their companies are adequately protected against cyber threats. ISACA’s recent survey of leadership teams reinforces the notion that most corporate leadership teams recognize cyber risk is a material threat to their businesses. As the research points out, 55 percent of respondents agree that their...

Information Management

 •  August 31

Cyber criminals involved in spam distribution tried to capitalize on public fears of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic during the second quarter of 2017, with spam and phishing emails, according to a report from security technology provider Kaspersky Lab. Also during the quarter, there was an increased amount of mass mailings targeting corporate...

Information Management

 •  August 21

More in Cyber security incidents continue to increase in both frequency and intensity, and this summer has seen a number of high-profile global ransonware attacks. All of this has put the spotlight on cyber preparedness – what an organization does to safeguard against an attack and how it reacts in the event one occurs. Information Management spoke...

Information Management

 •  July 20

The Internal Revenue Service and its tax industry partners warned tax professionals Tuesday that takeovers of tax professionals’ accounts by cybercriminals are on the rise. The warning is part of a new public awareness campaign by the IRS, state tax authorities and tax industry leaders called “Don’t Take the Bait,” warning tax professionals about...