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  1. 45% of Healthcare Breaches Occur on Stolen Laptops

    Stolen devices such as a laptop or a USB thumb drive rarely come up when most people think of data breaches, but breaches caused by stolen devices are a very real threat organizations face. Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) revealed that this type of data breach is common for healthcare organizations, making up…


  2. This Month in SSL: February 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption To address the SSL migration dates and the expanding threat landscape, the PCI Security Standards Council will be releasing PCI DDS version 3.2 earlier than the usual fall release. Data Security in…


  3. This Month in SSL: January 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Firefox  users experienced some hiccups when Mozilla decided that the browser should reject all SHA-1 certificates starting January 1. Security scanners and antivirus products failed to connect to HTTPS sites when the…


  4. Biggest Breaches in 2015, What We Learned

    Data breaches were very much alive in 2015. With more than 178 million American records exposed, 2015 surpassed the preceding years in illustrating the even greater potential damage of data breaches. Increasing knowledge of the potential damage from hacks also called for greater urgency in best security practices, leading many industries to discover their security…


  5. This Month in SSL: October 2015

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    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Because of recent attacks on SHA-1, Mozilla explained in a recent blog post they are considering deprecating SHA-1 earlier than scheduled by six months. The cost of resources necessary to break SHA-1…