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The seven deadly sins of incident response

By Brandon Tansey, security research engineer, Lancope.

The seemingly endless barrage of attacks on government and enterprise networks has made it clear that organizations need to be much more proactive when it comes to security.

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The data security risks to UK businesses surveyed

A Ponemon Institute survey, conducted on behalf of Informatica, has revealed that only a quarter of UK businesses believe their organization could detect a data breach at any time, and just 33 percent say their organization is very good to excellent at detecting and containing breaches.

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To patch or not to patch?

Some businesses decide that the risks of regular patching are too high. In this article, Toby Scott-Jackson asks whether this can ever be an acceptable approach.

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