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FIPS Validated vs. FIPS Compliant

If you work in IT for a regulated industry, security is one of your top priorities. Especially when working for the government, healthcare or finance, it is extremely important that products and services adhere to government-approved security requirements to ensure that private and sensitive data is protected. … [Read more...]

Keeping the healthcare industry safe with the right IT software

The hospital and healthcare industry met quite a few challenges involving ransomware in the last year. Learn how you can protect your business with different solutions at one low price per user with GFI Unlimited. … [Read more...]

Why Are File Transfers Considered High Risk?

External file transfers of digital assets are risky for everyone—no matter if you’re a healthcare organization, financial institution, insurance company, retail store, manufacturer or in education. … [Read more...]

Think you’re GDPR compliant? Think again.

Organizations have had two years to make the policy and procedural changes required to be in compliance with its requirements, and it seems as if that’s been all that many companies have been focused on as the deadline approached. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – California’s New Consumer Privacy Act

In this episode of Defrag This, we discuss the repercussions the new California Consumer Privacy Act will have on US data privacy laws and how and if it relates to the GDPR. … [Read more...]

IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

Some 40 years ago, the sci-fi/horror film Demon Seed told the tale of a woman slowly imprisoned by a sentient AI, which invaded the smart home system her husband had designed to manage it. The AI locked doors, windows, turned off communications, and even put a synthesised version of her onscreen at the front door to reassure visitors she was “fine.” The reality, of course, is that she … [Read more...]

July 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

This June, none of the Microsoft operating systems have vulnerabilities numbering the double digits. The largest number of fixes belong to the Edge web browser, and a large percentage of those are rated critical. … [Read more...]

Last month’s top cybersecurity stories – June 2018

What stories hit the news in the month of June. Ticketmaster customers hacked pretty badly. What will GDPR do about it? Cryptocrash at South Korea’s Coinrail to the tune of $40 Billion. Apple to close iPhone privacy hole used by FBI. … [Read more...]

Can we trust our online project management tools?

How would you feel about sharing confidential information about your company on Twitter or Facebook? That doesn’t sound right, does it? So, in a corporate life where we keep our work calendars online, and where we work together on projects using online flow-planners and online project management software, it might pay off to wonder whether the shared content is safe from prying eyes. What are we … [Read more...]

The Best Reasons for Moving from Basic FTP to Secure File Transfer

The lack of secure file transfer practices have not evolved to meet today’s complex requirements. Main culprit: standard FTP solutions. … [Read more...]