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More Than Half of SMBs Suffered Cyber Attacks in 2015

More Than Half of SMBs Suffered Cyber Attacks in 2015

More than half of all small and medium businesses suffered a cyber attack in the past year, proving once again that it’s not just the big guys hackers have in their sites. According to a new study by the Ponemon Institute, 55 percent of SMB respondents said they experienced a cyber-attack in the

Cybersecurity:  Many Execs Refuse To Take Responsibility

Cybersecurity:  Many Execs Refuse To Take Responsibility

According to a new survey, more than 90 percent of corporate executives said they cannot read a cybersecurity report and are not prepared to handle a major attack.  More incredulous is that 40 percent of these same executives don’t even think it’s their responsibility. The study, conducted by

2016 Data Threat Report:  The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

2016 Data Threat Report: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The 2016 Vormetric Data Threat Report was just released and it covers the good, the bad and the ugly.  The study is based on a survey conducted during October and November of 2015 and compiles responses from over 1,100 senior security executives from across the globe, including in the U.S., U.K.,

Time To Rethink What You “Know” About Cybersecurity

Time To Rethink What You “Know” About Cybersecurity

The massive data breaches that dominate the headlines are enough to fill any business executive with trepidation. They should be equally concerned about all the security myths floating around out there, because these misconceptions cause organizations to incorrectly assess threats, misallocate

Theme Parks Need Cybersecurity Too

Theme Parks Need Cybersecurity Too

  Elias Castillo is an SLPowers Project Engineer.  Like most engineers at SLPowers, he lives and breathes cybersecurity.  Even in his downtime.  Even when researching family vacations.  And there are two theme parks that are very thankful he does. We’ll let Elias tell the story... Walt

Healthcare Data Breaches Have Cost Industry $6.2 Billion

Healthcare Data Breaches Have Cost Industry $6.2 Billion

We’ve been talking a lot this year about the surge in data breaches plaguing the healthcare industry.  So it comes as no surprise that a recent study by Ponemon Institute found that the increase has cost the industry about 6.2 billion. While the majority of breaches are small at under 500

The Day The Hackers Got Hacked

The Day The Hackers Got Hacked

Even hackers are not immune to cyber attacks.  The email addresses and private messages of over 470,000 members of a major online hacking forum have been leaked following a data breach earlier this month. Nulled.io, whose tagline is “expect the unexpected”, was hacked and a file containing a

117 Million LinkedIn Passwords Stolen In 2012 Are Now For Sale

117 Million LinkedIn Passwords Stolen In 2012 Are Now For Sale

A hacker known in the Dark Web as “Peace” is trying to sell the account information, including login credentials, of 117 million LinkedIn users. The social network admitted to the massive data breach after the hacker offered the stolen data for sale. According to a new report from Motherboard,

Lunch & Learn Recap: Network Security with Watchguard

Lunch & Learn Recap: Network Security with Watchguard

The attendees at this week's SLPowers Network Security Lunch and Learn series, held at Ruth’s Chris in West Palm Beach and Morton's in Fort Lauderdale, discovered just how vital a multi-layered security solution when it comes to protecting your organization from the increasing threat of ransomware.

Open Source Security Vulnerabilities Rarely Patched

Open Source Security Vulnerabilities Rarely Patched

Few would argue that the open source movement provides a convenient and cost-effective way for developers to build applications. But according to a new study, once that code makes its way into an app, it's rarely updated to fix newly discovered vulnerabilities. And those flaws are often hidden from