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    Cash App Data Breach Exposes Over 8-Million Customers


    Often when we think of data breaches, we think of external cyber threat actors utilizing ransomware to make a profit. We rarely think that our own employees could be the culprit of a massive data breach.

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    Ransomware: when your data backup is your last line of defence, make it count


    Not all data backups are created equal. 

    The cyber-threat landscape is ever evolving, and undoubtedly one of the biggest current threats is ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to publish the victim’s data, or perpetually block access to it, unless a ransom is paid. For modern organizations who rely on data to operate and thrive, this kind of attack can be catastrophic. A recent global report from Sophos found that the average cost of paying a ransom was $1.4 million, or $730,000 in equivalent loss of revenue owing to downtime should they choose not to.

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    The importance of data protection as a service in the post-pandemic world


    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over the past 18 months global working habits have changed considerably. With the outbreak in the UK starting at the beginning of 2020, orders to stay at home were given across the country. As businesses rushed to implement strategies that would allow them to continue operations, cloud adoption and remote working accelerated at unprecedented rates.

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    Cyber Threats: Protect your remote employees


    During COVID-19, 91% of financial services organisations reported an increase in outbound email traffic.

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    Business Update: IBM To Establish New Cybersecurity Center For US Federal Clients


    IBM Center for Government Cybersecurity to help agencies navigate current and future threats. Convenes advisory group of former government officials for expanded expertise. (Press Release)

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    A Blueprint for Data-Centric Security


    Network and device protection continue to consume IT security resources, but they are becoming less and less effective at protecting organizations from cyber threats. Data breaches are now a daily occurrence, creating massive financial burdens for corporations, government agencies, and consumers.

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    Business Update: Cisco Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Offering Unprecedented Visibility and Security


    Cisco’s platform breaks down the silos between cybersecurity teams and systems, allowing seamless collaboration between IT and OT personnel to protect industrial operations against cyber threats (Press Release)