• Small Businesses Need Dark Web Monitoring for Today's Cybersecurity Risk

    2 monthes ago - By Ping! Zine

    By Kevin Lancaster, CEO at ID Agent
    According to a comprehensive analysis of security breaches conducted by Gemalto, last year saw almost 1.4 billion data records lost or stolen. Juniper Research has the global cost of data breaches reaching $2.1 trillion by 2019. The numbers are alarming, and while 2017 statistics are still unfolding, we already know there is great cause for concern. With modern malware, new-age ransomware and the Bitcoin process, the IT market has advanced in complexity with more sophisticated cybersecurity threats which are increasing in both frequency and scale.
    The...
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  • The impact of GDPR: What businesses should plan for in 2018

    2 monthes ago - By Ping! Zine

    David Thomas, CEO of Evident ID
    After a busy year of increasing data breaches and threats to personal data across the globe, a major data privacy protection reform effort from the European Union is barreling down the pipeline. It's an important step forward for consumers' rights and safety; however, companies around the globe now have the challenge of getting protective systems in place and must re-evaluate how they manage personal data. And the stakes for noncompliance are significant with reform becoming standard policy in just a few short months.
    What is the GDPR?
    The General Data...
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  • What Businesses Need to Know in the Wake of a Major Data Breach

    2 monthes ago - By Ping! Zine

    By Jason Tan, CEO, Sift Science
    Online businesses everywhere are going to be dealing with the effects of data breaches in the post-Equifax breach era. It's a tough truth to swallow, but these large-scale data breaches have become a fact of life - and it's not just the breached business that pays the price. The reality is, even if your company wasn't breached, you still have a huge challenge on your hands. As fraudsters mine the valuable data that's been compromised, all e-commerce sites and financial institutions need to be on alert.
    The downstream consequence of a major breach is that...
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