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Five ways to ramp up your security strategy

Kirsten Bay explores why cyber security problems continue to grow despite the availability of innovative solutions in the market and provides five steps to help build a strategy that offers the potential to outsmart attackers.

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‘Data hoarders’ putting organizations at risk: survey

Businesses’ data security, data management and corporate compliance are being jeopardised by an internal army of data hoarders, according to a recent survey. As a result, 77 percent of IT decision makers are now more concerned about the impact of data hoarding than a year ago.

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Yahoo admits to largest ever data breach

Yahoo has issued a statement in which its CISO, Bob Lord, says that “Yahoo believes that information associated with at least 500 million user accounts” was stolen by hackers in late 2014. As well as the size of the hack, the incident is noteworthy because of the length of time it has taken Yahoo to highlight the extent of the risk to its users.

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