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5 Ways Cities Can Prevent Ransomware

5 Ways Cities Can Prevent Ransomware

5 Ways Cities Can Prevent Ransomware Ransomware has frustrated IT professionals and end-users since the '90s. In recent months, the technique has victimized government organizations. Ransomware is typically installed on the victim's systems through email. The attacker...

Which Country is #1 in Cybersecurity?

Which Country is #1 in Cybersecurity?

Which Country is #1 in Cybersecurity? Last week was Independence Day in the United States and Canada Day. These holidays celebrate freedom and independence. Security is a key component of independence. If a country is not secure, it is dependent  on others for...

Return on Security Investment: The Simple Formula [Part 1]

Return on Security Investment: The Simple Formula [Part 1]

Return on Security Investment: The Simple Formula [Part 1] One can say that the real purpose of Information Security is to preserve value: the value of intellectual property, transactions, access to and dissemination of information, values of commodities and...

Criminal vs. Ethical Hackers: Who Wins?

Criminal vs. Ethical Hackers: Who Wins?

Criminal vs. Ethical Hackers: Who Wins? When a company is ready to put their infrastructure and applications to the test, they use ethical hackers. These experts look for security gaps in a system. They use frameworks to guide their actions, like OWASP and NIST...

The Public’s Interest in Cybersecurity

The Public’s Interest in Cybersecurity

The Public's Interest in Cybersecurity Much like the Internet and the rise of digital technology, cybersecurity has been a growing interest area for the past decades. A proxy to track public interest in concepts, people or anything is search queries. Google Trends is...

The Customer Event | June 13, 2019 in Madrid

The Customer Event | June 13, 2019 in Madrid

The Customer Event | June 13, 2019 in Madrid Join us at an exclusive customer-only event in Madrid later this week. The Customer Event will kick off the new Cipher brand and cover hot topics in security and privacy.    During the event, leaders from Prosegur and...

Cyber Criminals Can Ruin Your Brand’s Reputation

Cyber Criminals Can Ruin Your Brand’s Reputation

Cyber Criminals Can Ruin Your Brand's Reputation A company's brand is often its most important asset. Apple's brand is estimated to be worth over $200 billion according to Forbes. People see a brand as a promise between the consumer and company to deliver quality....

Is There Hope for a Better Password Experience?

Is There Hope for a Better Password Experience?

Is There Hope for a Better Password Experience? Here is a riddle: Creating new accounts means creating new passwords. To be secure, these passwords should be complex and unique. For security reasons, you should not write down your passwords. This situation means...

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