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Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

In light of the ongoing news of retail breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, cybersecurity expert Mark Bower, VP at Voltage Security, issued the following comments.  Feel free to quote Mark, or let me know if you’d like to talk or have specific questions for him. “Yet again, the attackers have gained access to  sensitive [...]

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Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

This notification is possibly the first major breach made visible under the new tough EU Telecoms rules on data privacy. The data stolen includes “names, addresses, birth date, gender, bank sort code and bank account numbers for approximately 2 million applications from individuals seeking to sign up with Vodafone Germany”. The key word here is [...]

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40% of Companies Have Lost Major Sales Opportunities Because They Couldn’t Access Information

40% of Companies Have Lost Major Sales Opportunities Because They Couldn’t Access Information

Meanwhile, 46% admitted to bypassing security to get their job done, and 40% admitted that if they were breached no one would notice Research conducted by Voltage Security®, the world leader in data-centric security, revealed that the pressure on companies to access information to get their job done is dividing the workforce. While 40% of [...]

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Mismanaged Privileged Accounts: A New Threat To Your Sensitive Data

In mid-October the USCC congressional commission gave IT professionals an early Halloween scare with its report on an emerging cyber warfare threat. The 88 page document, compiled by a team at Northrop Grumman, presents in unsettling detail the anatomy of a 2008 attack on a US company’s IT infrastructure that succeeded in providing at least [...]

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