Things we learned last week!

What’s News In Cyber Security!

Investing in your security includes taking time to understand security. Here are 5 stories from the last week that you’ll want to read:

  1. WINDOWS DEFENDER DETECTS 85% OF MALWARE: According to the tests, with Windows Defender running, Windows 8 can detect 85% of the popular malware. The tests were run on a total of 385 malware, most detected by BitDefender Real-Time Virus Reporting System. Read more…
  2. CIA DIRECTOR’S E-MAIL IS HACKED: The FBI and Secret Service are investigating reports that non-government personal accounts associated with CIA Director John Brennan as well as Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson were hacked, law enforcement officials told CNN. 
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  3. DATA BREACH COSTS IS 2014 AND 2015: The latest global data breach analysis, for years 2014 and 2015, shows a continuous, increasing cost to organizations affected by the data breach. The average consolidated total cost of a data breach has reached $3.8 million, representing a 23% increase since 2013. 
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  4. 10 EASY WAYS TO AVOID GETTING HACKED: Has it ever happened to you that your email box started sending SPAM without your knowledge? 
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  5. CRYPTO RESEARCH: TIME TO USE SOMETHING BETTER THAT 2014-BIT ENCRYPTION: It’s actually possible for entities with vast computing resources – such as the NSA and major national governments. Read more…

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