What Does Good Cyber Resilience Look Like in 2019?

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus once said, “πάντα χωρεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει.” If you’re getting the blue screen feeling, it’s probably because that’s Greek to you. Here’s the translation: “Everything changes and nothing stands still.” While that quote was said 2,500 years ago, you wouldn’t be faulted for feeling…

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How Can Financial Services Stem the Tide of Mobile Phishing Attacks?

According to Forgerock, the financial services industry suffered $6.2 billion in damage from cyberattacks in Q1 2019, up from $8 million in Q1 2018 — a 77,400 percent increase. HSBC, JP Morgan and PayPal are just a few of the financial institutions that have experienced data breaches. Even less established…

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Why Fraudsters Are Flying High on Airline Loyalty Programs

Loyalty and fraud. Not a nice pairing. Loyalty is great for business, fraud taxes it with ongoing losses. Yet the two have become inseparable in the past two decades, with fraudsters banking on loyalty points, miles and rewards and using them for their own profit. Loyalty programs can be costly…

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Making the Case for Network Segmentation in AWS

Network segmentation is a concept that dates back to the start of enterprise IT systems. The simplest demonstration of this is separating application and infrastructure components with a firewall. This concept is now a routine part of building data centers and application architectures. In fact, it’s nearly impossible to find…

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