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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: June 19, 2015

Welcome back to the weekend! So glad you found us. This weekly link recap features advice from the White House, a memo to boards of directors to start paying attention, and a dash of industrial cyber espionage. What could be better? Let’s jump right in. Cybersecurity Advice From a Former White House CIO – Theresa… Read more »

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Study: Employee Training Reduces the Cost of a Data Breach

As you may have already heard, the Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Global Cost of Data Breach Study has been released and it confirmed what we all sensed—the average cost of a data breach has increased … significantly … again. According the study, the average cost of a breach has reached $3.79 million dollars, a 23% increase… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: June 12, 2015

Shown below are our favorite security and compliance reads of the week. We think there’s something in here for everyone, so dig in! The Unrelenting Danger of Unpatched Computers – Doug Barney, @DougBarney If you don’t read anything else on our list, read this article. In it, Doug Barney says that it’s the action that gets… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: June 5, 2015

We’ve compiled our collection of the best security and data protection reads of the week. Spoiler Alert: This week’s finds are especially good. We encourage you to grab a beverage and jump right in. Here’s who Boardrooms are Blaming for Data Breaches – Robert Hackett, @rhhackett We’ve previously shared that cybersecurity is on the agenda for… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: May 22, 2015

From tweets on a plane to the hacked elite college to suggestions that you shouldn’t be at all worried about data security (ha!), this weekly link recap has it all. We won’t delay – You can snack on our reads-of-the-week below! Penn State’s College of Engineering Hit by Cyberattack – Nicole Perlroth, @nicoleperlroth Penn State’s… Read more »

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Study: The True Cost of a Data Breach

When you begin to estimate the true cost of a data breach, you most commonly think in terms of dollars and cents. For example, Target’s 2013 data breach reportedly cost the company $186 million; Sony Pictures will spend an estimated $35 million in investigation, remediation, and IT repairs for its hack; Home Depot spent $43… Read more »

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MediaPro Raises $5 Million in Growth Capital

MediaPro closes first round of funding from Clovis Point Capital to accelerate growth. MediaPro, the award-winning provider of corporate security, privacy, and compliance training, announced today that it has raised $5 million in funding from Texas-based Clovis Point Capital. The investment will allow MediaPro to: Augment additional sales and marketing resources to increase market share… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links for March 13, 2015

Reviewing a list of data protection and compliance articles may seem a bit glum. These are rarely happy stories. Yet it’s worth it. Who knows? What you read today may help you avert disaster tomorrow. This week’s articles cover corporate transparency, risky employees, the benefits of executive leadership, training secrets and some carefully thought insight… Read more »

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