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Security Vulnerability Examples

As the threat landscape changes, the ability to address the most common types of security vulnerabilities is vital for robust protection. As information becomes the most essential asset for an organization, cybersecurity gains much more importance. To successfully conduct your business and preserve the hard-earned reputation of your company, you need to protect your data from malicious attacks, data breaches and hackers. 

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Top 10 Software Vulnerabilities

Security testing is an assessment of the sensitivity of a software vulnerability to various attacks. What type of attacks? Mainly unauthorized breaches into the system with the aim of extracting data about users or getting confidential information. With the help of vulnerabilities present in the software code, attackers can achieve their objectives.  

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The Most Common Security Vulnerabilities

An accidental or unintended flaw in any system or software code that makes it exploitable in terms of access to illegal users or malicious behaviors such as worms, trojans, viruses or any other malware is known as a security vulnerability. The use of software that has already been exploited or the use of default or weak passwords may also lead to making the system vulnerable.  

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The Data Breaches of 2020

With the massive shift to remote work due to COVID-19 – with upwards of 42% of US employees now working remotely according to Stanford professor William D. Eberle – there’s been an uptick in security breaches. It seems reasonable to expect this trend to continue as working from home is normalized and more employees use personal devices to access the infrastructure necessary to perform their duties.

Here’s a quick rundown of the largest data security breaches from last year:

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Five Important Software Security Vulnerabilities

Cybercriminals are always looking to take advantage of your computer security vulnerabilities. While the objectives of these cybercriminals may differ in terms of monetary gains, political moves, or prestige, they pose a major threat to your company. 
Part of safeguarding your business against cyber attacks and threats is to take into consideration different types of vulnerabilities that may put your software at risk and securing those weaknesses before an attacker can exploit them. What are the important software security vulnerabilities and how can you counter them? 

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities: The Basics

What is a zero-day vulnerability?

A zero-day (or 0-day) vulnerability is a software vulnerability that hasn’t been publicly disclosed or was recently discovered due to a successful attack. Once the threat is discovered, the race is on to patch the vulnerability before it can be exploited. In other words, the software developers have zero days to fix the vulnerability.

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Greatest Healthcare Data Breaches of 2019

Unfortunately, 2019 has been a big year for hackers. From January, cyberattacks have been impacting a countless number of individuals, especially within the Healthcare industry. With it being a big target, we have gathered some of the Greatest Healthcare Data Breaches of 2019.

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6 Things To Avoid After a Data Breach

So you’ve just realized that your systems have been breached. The next few steps you take will be vital to the security of your company. There are some actions you need to take immediately. But even more important, there are actions you should avoid by all means necessary. If you’re not sure what we’re talking about, there is no need to go into full panic mode yet. Luckily, we have compiled 6 Things to Avoid After a Data Breach.

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