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Four Big Lies: Beauty Retail & Data

With a new year comes new opportunities, new challenges and new trends. And on the minds of beauty retailers and brands, alike, is how to position business for growth in 2015 while tackling growing public and political concerns regarding data security.   612 more words

Public Policy

Where Beauty Meets Data

During last week’s State of The Union, President Barack Obama didn’t give a detailed listing of policy proposals in his first speech to a Congress. Instead, he outlined his rationale for an agenda that reflects a shift in the final two years of his presidency.   357 more words

Public Policy

Cyber Attacks Fall, But Victims Climb, 2014 Report Says

Though more companies are taking the appropriate precautions to avoid a cyber security situation, millions of records were breached in 2014, even though the number of attacks actually declined, based on the results of a new report. 176 more words

Meritus Payment Solutions

You are the Weakest Link.........Goodbye. Is Vendor Management the Weakest Link?

Does anyone remember that television show The Weakest Link? The show was on for a very short amount of time here in the United States however I remember, clear as day, the host would say “you are the weakest link, goodbye” when kicking a contestant off of the show. 483 more words

IT Security

You're probably using one of these 25 terrible passwords

As hackers know all too well, most people are lazy password-creators. And despite several high-profile data breaches, not much changed in 2014.

The year’s most common—and least secure—passwords looked pretty familiar, according to the security services company  239 more words

Hackers for hire are on the rise

Mercenary hacker groups are ushering in a new era of Espionage-as-a-Service.

Although recent cyber attacks have been loud and damaging to companies like Sony, JPMorgan Chase and Home Depot, the much larger threat stems from mercenary hacker crews who are stealing billions of dollars of valuable technology secrets every year from U.S. 425 more words

Internet Of Things

What's big in venture capital: Security, security, security

Steve Herrod has seen a lot in the enterprise IT space, having spent 12 years at VMware — the last several years as CTO and vice president of R&D — before leaving in 2013 to join venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners. 453 more words