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EVENT: Forrester and Absolute Webinar Feb. 9th: Mastering Endpoint Security

Are Your Endpoints Secure? Security, risk and IT professionals are dealing with staggering amounts of endpoint-related data loss and exposure. The proliferation of mobile devices, the Cloud and the decentralization of IT/shadow IT and IoT all increase the chance that an endpoint will be the source of a data breach. One estimate suggests that, by 2020, the amount of data stored on devices will...

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Absolute’s Richard Henderson, Other “Ninja Badasses” Weigh in on Internet of Things & Cybersecurity

“Snuggling in for an evening of #IoTSecurity with @vefdotorg hosted by @ryansdwilson and other ninja badasses.” That awesome tweet from Dan Sutton (@dsutton1988) pretty much summed up an engaging panel discussion on privacy and security concerns related to the Internet of Things (IoT), held recently in Vancouver. Absolute’s own Richard Henderson, Global Security Strategist, was among the “ninjas” at the event, hosted by the...

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The Yahoo Breach Fallout Could Last for Years

On December 14, 2016, Yahoo posted a Security Notice announcing that over 1 billion Yahoo user accounts were breached in August, 2013. This data breach is separate, although possibly linked, to the September 22, 2016 state-sponsored breach that affected 500 million people. The repercussions of this data breach are wide-reaching and promise to be long-lasting. Yahoo announced that an unauthorized third party breached the...

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Cloud Storage Set to Surge

Cisco recently unveiled its sixth annual Global Cloud Index (2015-2020), a report analyzing and projecting cloud traffic. The report projects that cloud traffic will nearly quadruple by 2020 as consumers and organizations alike migrate to cloud architecture in order to scale quickly and efficiently. Mirroring growth alongside the cloud is the expected increased use of mobile devices as the primary endpoint device for work,...

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Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue
Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue

It has been estimated that 90% of organizations will suffer at least one security incident this year. There is no question that organizations are suffering more data security incidents than ever before and that more of these incidents are translating into data breaches than ever before. While prevention is always important, detection and response are just as important. Research indicates it can take an...

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