Case Study: A REvil Ransom Negotiation

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Security Firm Elliptic Illustrates How Group Was Willing to Reduce Its Demands The blockchain analysis firm Elliptic offers a step-by-step case study, based on its research, of how one victim of the REvil ransomware gang negotiated a lower ransom payment.

Study: Breach Victims Rarely Change Passwords

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Oracle InForm Study Building

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Providing resources to build and support clinical studies in InForm. The company needed to supplement its study-building capabilities with outside support. Resources from our InForm build team assisted with study builds, including library development and template creation.

Case Study: Enhancing Endpoint Security

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Because it's inevitable that some attackers will get around defenses, Kettering Health Network added an extra layer of endpoint security to help mitigate the risks posed by ransomware and other cyberthreats, says Michael Berry, director of information security.

5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

Cisco Studies Global Impact of GDPR

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Cisco is out with findings from its 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, which shows the impact of GDPR compliance as well as how customers are asking more questions about how their data is secured. Cisco Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy analyzes the survey

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Case Study: Tackling CIAM Challenges During the Pandemic

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The federal ban on funding for a national unique patient identifier adds to the complexity of customer identity and access management, especially when dealing with new patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Aaron Miri, CIO at UT Health Austin

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Case Studies: CISOs Take on the 'Zero Trust' Challenge

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Three Examples of How to Overcome Hurdles Three CISOs offer real-world insights on addressing the challenges involved in implementing a "zero trust" framework to enhance security in an era when so many remote employees are accessing applications and data in the cloud as well as within internal networks.

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Case Study: Improving ID and Access Management

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Veda Sankepally, an IT security manager at managed care company Molina Healthcare, describes critical steps in this case study interview What are some of moves that organizations can make to improve their identity and access management?

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Unpatched Browsers Abound, Study Shows

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Google Chrome users don't always take time to relaunch browser updates, and some legacy applications don't support new versions of Chrome, Menlo Security says

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Case Study: Moving to DevSecOps

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Since Sentara Healthcare adopted a DevSecOps approach, CISO Daniel Bowden says, his security team has gained improved visibility into the entire application development process

Academic Study Finds Security Flaws in Online Voting Tool

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OmniBallot Voting Platform Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Researchers Say Researchers at MIT and the University of Michigan have uncovered multiple security flaws in the online voting platform OmniBallot which could allow hackers to access and manipulate voter data.

Hackers Can Use Light Bulbs to Eavesdrop: Study

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Here's How a Light Bulb's Vibrations Can Be Used to Intercept Conversations A new research paper describes a side-channel attack technique that could enable hackers to eavesdrop on a conversation by tracking vibrations in a hanging light bulb

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Healthcare Case Study: Identity and Access Management

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How can a large healthcare delivery system efficiently handle identity and access management for thousands of clinicians and other users of patient data? Robert Siebenthaler of PeaceHealth explains how his organization, which operates 10 medical centers, has developed a fine-tuned, role-based approach

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Users Clueless About Cybersecurity Risks: Study


The return to offices, coupled with uninformed users (including IT pros) has teed up an unprecedented risk of enterprise attack. Hacks Malware Web Security

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Announcing the new RM Case Studies series

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SAA’s Records Management Section is excited to announce the launching of a new peer-reviewed case study series under the umbrella of SAA Publications. Suggested case study length is 2,500 to 5,000 words. Elements of the case study include: introduction background/prior relevant work/institutional context challenge addressed strategies and resources employed analysis of successes and setbacks future plans. RM case studies

Study Finds Open Source Vulnerabilities Doubled in 2019

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Increasing Use of Open Source Software Creates More Opportunities for Flaws The number of reported vulnerabilities found in open source software more than doubled in 2019 to almost 1,000, with projects such as Magento, GitLab, and Jenkins posting the largest increases, according to security firm RiskSense.

Study: Ransomware, Data Breaches at Hospitals tied to Uptick in Fatal Heart Attacks

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Hospitals that have been hit by a data breach or ransomware attack can expect to see an increase in the death rate among heart patients in the following months or years because of cybersecurity remediation efforts, a new study posits. As PBS noted in its coverage of the Vanderbilt study, after data breaches as many as 36 additional deaths per 10,000 heart attacks occurred annually at the hundreds of hospitals examined. A copy of the new study is available here (PDF).

Are You Ready For Predictive Analytics?

Speaker: Anita Lauper Wood, Product Strategist

Successful implementation of predictive analytics can feel unpredictable. There are risks that need to be consciously addressed, and successful implementation requires the right strategy. Join Anita Lauper Wood, Product Strategist, for a valuable session for product and technology leaders.

Studying an 'Invisible God' Hacker: Could You Stop 'Fxmsp'?

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Successful Hacking Operation Often Relied on Simple, Easy-to-Block Tactics Could your organization withstand an attack by the master hacking operation known as "Fxmsp"? Hollywood loves to portray hackers as having ninja-like skills.


Initial CCPA Compliance Costs Could Hit $55 Billion: Study

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Report Estimates Anticipated Expenses for California Consumer Privacy Act Compliance The California Consumer Privacy Act could cost companies in the state a total of $55 billion for initial compliance expenses, according to a new study prepared for the state attorney general's office.

Case Studies: Managing Identity With Blockchain

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Pioneers Test Using the Technology for Identity and Access Management Government agencies and private sector organizations around the world are experimenting with the use of blockchain to help manage digital identity. Here are three examples of pioneering efforts in the U.S., Canada and India

Study: IoT Devices Have Alarmingly Weak RSA Keys

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Weakness Lies in Devices Without Quality Entropy Sources IoT devices are generating duplicate prime numbers while generating RSA keys, putting them at risk of a factoring attack, according to new research, which shows such an attack could be done at scale and at a low computing cost

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Looking for a Virtual CRA or CRM study group? Check out the latest WiredIn Podcast

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Maria Martinez-Carey interviews Richard Gureski from ARMA Milwaukee on how his ARMA chapter is adapting to virtual meetings, and how they set up a growing virtual ICRM CRA and CRM study group available to anyone who contributes to the profession.

Newly Declassified Study Demonstrates Uselessness of NSA's Phone Metadata Program

Schneier on Security

did not already possess, said the study, which was produced by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and briefed to Congress on Tuesday. [.].

Cyberattack on a Major Bank Would Have Ripple Effect: Study

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Fed Warns of Consequences for Entire Financial System A cyberattack targeting one of the largest banks in the U.S. that stops the processing of payments likely would have a major ripple effect throughout the financial system, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York


New Study Calls Common Risk Figure into Question

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A new study from the Cyentia Institute says misusing that number means that estimates are almost never accurate Many risk models use a commonly quoted number -- $150 per record -- to estimate the cost of an incident.

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BEC Scams Cost U.S. Companies $300 Million Per Month: Study

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Treasury Department Says an Average of 1,100 Businesses Scammed Each Month Business email compromise scams are surging, and they're costing U.S. companies a total of more than $300 million a month, according to a recently released analysis by the U.S. Treasury Department. The report pinpoints which sectors are hardest hit by this type of fraud


Forrester study finds cloud security fears unfounded

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To explore how and why (or why not) enterprises are … The post Forrester study finds cloud security fears unfounded appeared first on OpenText Blogs. This blog is co-authored by Alison Clarke and Sandi Nelson.

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Study Exposes Breadth of Cyber Risk

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New study shows SMBs face greater security exposure, but large companies still support vulnerable systems as well

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C-Level & Studying for the CISSP

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One CTO tells us about his belated pursuit of a foundational infosecurity certification -- why he wanted it and what it took

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NAID Publishes Second-hand Device Study Principles

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It’s been twenty years since Dr. Simpson Garfunkel conducted the first study analyzing the extent to which personal information remained on second-hand hard drives. In the intervening decade, the study has been replicated many times by other universities and data recovery services. NAID itself has commissioned such studies twice; one several years ago in Australia […]. The post NAID Publishes Second-hand Device Study Principles appeared first on IG GURU.

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New Study Details Business Benefits of Biometrics

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Biometric authentication can be good for security and for business, according to a new study from Goode Intelligence

Case study - United Airlines Can Revisit the Past, Thanks to Hanzo’s Dynamic Website Archives

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Archiving Case Study web archive website preservation Hanzo Dynamic Capture dynamic web capture web archivingObjective. United Airlines has a massive, complex, ever-changing website.

IG World to Conduct Global InfoGov Study, Release Results at InfoGovWorld Expo 2021

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The post IG World to Conduct Global InfoGov Study, Release Results at InfoGovWorld Expo 2021 appeared first on IG GURU.

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2017 Security Transformation Study: Results Analysis

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This survey was conducted online in the summer 2017, and it generated more than 260 responses from security leaders around the globe, with emphasis on North America, EMEA, India and APAC. Responses were consistent from organizations in all regions and sectors, with little statistical deviation. Forty percent of the respondent organizations have 10,000 or more employees

FDA: Make Sure EHRs Used for Clinical Studies Are Secure

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Agency Issues Guidance Spelling Out Its Policy The FDA has issued new guidance spelling out its policy for organizations using electronic health record data in FDA-regulated clinical investigations, such as studies of the long-term safety of various drugs.