Month: July 2017

Security Agent Overload: Why Less Endpoint Security is More

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The art world calls it “negative space.” The fashion industry calls it “minimalism.” Whereas other spheres embrace the less-is-more mentality, the prevailing approach to cybersecurity is more-is-more. News of high profile data breaches and deceptive marketing tactics push small business owners to employ disparate endpoint security solutions—a costly and convoluted practice that may do more

You’re PCI DSS Compliant, But Are You Secure?

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You passed your PCI DSS compliance audit, that must mean your organization is safe from cyber attacks…right? Wrong. While that PCI DSS certificate is important, it is by no means a guarantee you’re secure from hackers or immune to the repercussions of a data breach. Just take a look at Target. The discount retailer was

2 Cost-Effective Defenses Against Insider Security Threats

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Sometimes, it’s pure accident—a coworker innocently downloads an attachment that contains malware. Other times, it’s intentional—a terminated employee extracts sensitive company data as an act of revenge. Either way, insider security breaches can cost you and your organization dearly. In fact, insider incidents cost companies $4.3 million per year on average. Human error, negligence, and