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50% of IT Pros Say Business’s Budget Limits Its Network Security

What prevents companies from developing and implementing comprehensive security plans? The results of a survey released by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence has revealed budget plays an important role when it comes to network security. In the survey, 50% of IT professionals said budget is a bottleneck to objective achievement. As networks become more complex, the cost to performance ratio will increase and make organizations with limited funds more vulnerable. For small businesses who manage the...
Tags: US, Sales, United Kingdom, BAE, New Ventures, Ponemon Institute, Spiceworks, Small Business Operations, Wilding, Ponemon, Larry Ponemon, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Richard Wilding


The Best Privacy Screen Protectors for Your iPhone

 Smartphone screens are getting bigger and brighter every year. It’s a nice change of pace, but how do you keep prying eyes away from your beautifully clear iPhone screen? Whenever you’re using a phone or computer in public, you need to keep your privacy in mind. You might not be the kind of person that looks over shoulders to read text messages, but there are plenty of nosy people in the world, and some of them have malicious intents. That’s why it’s important to use a screen protector that has...
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The Best Privacy Filters For Your Laptop Screen

Whether you’re using your laptop for work or entertainment in a public space, you want to keep prying eyes away. But you don’t have to sit in the corner of the room, all you need is a privacy filter. In 2015, 3M and Ponemon did a study on “visual hacking,” a method where hackers obtain usernames, passwords, and other sensitive information by watching people’s computer screens from across the room. It turns out that the low-tech method of “visual hacking” is extremely successful, and visual ha...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Facebook, Dunkin Donuts, Ponemon, Adaptix Touch Screen Compatible Privacy Filters


Vendor Risk Management-What Is It?

The integration of technology on the operations of any business has become the hallmark of success. However, this development has exposed enterprises to substantial risks thus making it necessary to invest in risk management methodologies. One of the conventional approaches is the use of risk management tools to access the chances that a third-party vendor exposes your business to. According to Ponemon 2018 study on the cost of data, third-party vendors can be highly expensive to your business i...
Tags: Sales, More, Ken, Distributed Denial of Service, Ponemon, New York Department of Financial Services NY DFS, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Bio Ken Lynch, Regulatory Compliance for VRM Regulatory


Building cyber resilience is imperative for surviving attacks

By Andrea Sayles, General Manager of IBM Business Resiliency Services How confident are you that your business will continue to operate in the event of a cyberattack? How would you recover from a cyberattack? Do you have a cyber incident recovery plan that makes every second count? Information security and business continuity leaders often face these questions from their chief executive or their board. In all likelihood, they often ask themselves these same questions. Today’s malware can affect...
Tags: Trends, Ibm, Worm, San Francisco California, Ponemon Institute, Ponemon, Andrea Sayles


Preparing for Uncertainty Part 4: Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyberattack?

By Rieva Lesonsky If there’s one thing you can predict about entrepreneurship, it’s that it’s unpredictable. In this special series sponsored by The Hartford, we’ll help you prepare for uncertainty, minimize risks and protect your business. It seems every day a new cyberattack against a huge corporation hits the headlines. However, many more cyberattacks against small businesses never make news, though they’re far more destructive. Small business owners face the same cybersecurity risks larger ...
Tags: Business, Technology, Fcc, Fbi, Vpn, Right Now, Rieva Lesonsky, Ponemon, Iaremenko Sergii Shutterstock


How SMBs Can (Finally) Take Advantage of the Digital Revolution in Insurance

By John Swigart The combination of mobile devices and online services is making it possible for SMB owners to operate their entire business from their cell phone or tablet. A Forbes study of more than 500 business leaders found that 10% of those surveyed were already using their cell phone as their primary business device, a trend that will likely gain steam. By 2020, more than 60% of businesses will be owned by Generation X or Millennials, digital natives that are already spending 6 hours pe...
Tags: Business, Texas, US, Management, Customers, United States, Berkshire Hathaway, Forbes, Right Now, Hartford, Hiscox, Progressive Insurance, Insurance Information Institute, United States Department of Labor, Ponemon, Pie Insurance


Trust in Facebook has spectacularly nosedived after its enormous data breach (FB)

Trust in Facebook's data handling has dramatically collapsed following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. A study by think-tank the Ponemon Institute found just 27% of people think Facebook will protect their privacy, compared to 79% in 2017. Respondents were upset that Facebook did not confess to the data breach in 2015. Trust in Facebook has spectacularly collapsed after Cambridge Analytica (CA) harvested the data of 87 million users. A survey of 3,000 people by US think-tank the Ponemon Ins...
Tags: Facebook, Steve Jobs, US, CA, Trends, Eu, Financial Times, Wylie, US Facebook, Ponemon Institute, Cambridge Analytica, Ponemon, Larry Ponemon, Christopher Wylie, FT Business Insider


The Cyber Security Risks You’ve Never Heard of and How to Protect Your Business

Originally appeared on Xerox Small Business Solutions. By Rieva Lesonsky Cyber criminals have small businesses in their sights. Symantec reports forty-three percent of cyber attacks target small businesses, up from eighteen percent five years ago. According to the Ponemon Institute, fifty-five percent of small and midsized companies have suffered a cyber attack in the past twelve months, and fifty percent have had a security breach that compromised customer or employee data. “No problem,” you ma...
Tags: Business, Xerox, Symantec, Right Now, Ponemon Institute, Rieva Lesonsky, Xerox MFP, Ponemon, Xerox Small Business Solutions


Data breaches cost US businesses an average of $7M — here’s the breakdown

#dell_desktop { display: none; } #dell_mobile { display: block; } @media (min-width: 480px) { #dell_desktop { display: block; } #dell_mobile { display: none; } } This post is sponsored by Dell Technologies and Intel® – partners in hardware-enabled security solutions. Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside. Learn more at delltechnologies.com. The impact of cyber threats is rising in the US, with the average cost of a data breach now over $7 million according to...
Tags: US, Trends, Intel, United States, HIPAA, Intel Corporation, Ponemon Institute, Vanson Bourne, Dell Technologies, Ponemon, Target Corporation Home Depot, US Consumer Bankers Association, David Puzas


How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Have you heard about ransomware—or maybe even been victimized by it? Although this form of cyberattack has been around for a while, it’s becoming more insidious and more widespread, Symantec reports—and it’s also striking more and more small businesses. Ransomware attacks work like this: Hackers infiltrate your business network, encrypt your data and then hold it for ransom, refusing to un-encrypt it until you pay up. The latest development, crypto-ransomware, uses unbreakable encryption so that...
Tags: Security, Technology, Sales, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Cyber Crime, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Cyber Attack, Symantec, Cyber Criminals, Datto, Ponemon Institute, Ponemon


How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Have you heard about ransomware—or maybe even been victimized by it? Although this form of cyberattack has been around for a while, it’s becoming more insidious and more widespread, Symantec reports—and it’s also striking more and more small businesses. Ransomware attacks work like this: Hackers infiltrate your business network, encrypt your data and then hold it for ransom, refusing to un-encrypt it until you pay up. The latest development, crypto-ransomware, uses unbreakable encryption so that...
Tags: Security, Technology, Sales, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Cyber Crime, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Cyber Attack, Symantec, Cyber Criminals, Datto, Ponemon Institute, Ponemon