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ISO 27001 certification: Is it worth the trouble?

What should an organization do to protect its information?

Many organizations turn to ISO 27001 certification. The ISO 27001 standard offers a well-known framework to implement industry best practices in areas such as security incident management and physical security. 1,009 more words

Business Processes

GameStop, Scottrade suffer data breaches

A duo of recent data breaches — one hitting a stock trading brokerage and another a videogame retailer — shows that more gains are needed to protect customer data, even with all of the progress made over the last 10 years. 486 more words

Security

Windows server attack code in the wild

According to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), there is active exploitation of a vulnerability in Windows Server 2003 Operating System Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. 283 more words

Workplace

Password managers: Secure tool or single point of weakness?

Let’s face it: Passwords are not only a hassle, they also don’t make the most effective locks.

The average person has dozens of username and password combinations to remember.  528 more words

Security

Why consumer-market leader Android is an enterprise runner-up

Google’s Android mobile operating system dominates the global consumer smartphone market with an 88% share through the third quarter of last year, compared to a 12% share for Apple’s iOS. 448 more words

Mobility

Enterprises could (but often don't) do this one thing to dramatically reduce risk

What is the one technique involved in almost every security breach? Phishing.

Nearly every major breach starts with some sort of phishing attack, in which nefarious individuals send reputable-looking emails with the goal of getting the recipient to reveal information or click on a malicious link. 473 more words

Workplace

What’s trending in healthcare IT based on HIMSS17?

The same week the stars assemble for the Oscars, there’s a similar gathering of luminaries in the healthcare technology (HIT) sector.

HIMSS, the largest trade association in the world for HIT professionals, is now the 5th largest trade show in America, with over 45,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors. 685 more words

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