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Cyber Attack

Stepping up Domain Security in the Battle for Online Brand Protection

While locks, security, and CCTV can help deter attacks on physical premises – attacks on a brand’s online domain can be harder to guard against. A new global report commissioned by MarkMonitor shows nearly one-quarter of the world’s domains (23%) experienced a cyber attack in the last 12 months. Brand Infringement is also a growing challenge, with almost half (46%) of 700 IT, Legal and Marketing decision-makers from international organizations reporting a rise. In recent years, the creative and commercial evolution in…

1.5 Million Affected by Hackers Targeting Singapore’s Health Data

Singapore’s Worst Cyber-Attack Has Left a Quarter of the Population Confounded Businesses today are completely awash with data in various indefinite amounts. Storing, cleaning and combining data in a secure unified format is necessary for consistent functioning with no lapses. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said in this scenario. Local media in Singapore say that cyber hackers broke into their country’s government-owned health database in a “deliberate, targeted and well-planned” attack. The victim and the target is…

Think Your Website is Too Small to be Hacked? Think Again, Says Sitelock

The Secret Life of Websites, a Sitelock Website Security Insider (Q1 2018) Report Published This Month, Gives Insights into Website Security and Much More The Cambridge Analytica data breach turned out to be just the tip of the iceberg. After Facebook, Panera Bread, MyFitnessPal and other big enterprises and brands kept the talk around data privacy going. Turns out, you don’t have to be a big name in the market in order to face cybersecurity issues. The SiteLock Website Security Insider (Q1 2018) analyzed data from over…

3 Rules for Communicating Post-Crisis, Cyber Attack 101 

Listen up… a cyber-attack is likely to happen to your organization. The majority of attacks to date have focused on organizations that have large databases or a point of sale system. According to a recent Heritage Foundation report, major breaches in 2016 occurred in organizations across all verticals including Yahoo, the U.S. Treasury Department, Oracle, The Wendy’s Organization, Banner Health, Citibank, and even the Office of Homeland Security (FBI). And then there was the breach in 2017 releasing 198 million US voter…