Data Loss

C-level, IT managers view cyber security differently: BAE Systems
There seems to be a disconnect between how C-suite and IT executives perceive the complex landscape of cyber security in Malaysia, according to a new study by BAE Systems plc.
Forcepoint sees strong demand for insider security solutions
According to US-based security solutions company Forcepoint, citing findings from Forester Research, more than half of data breaches are due to insider misuse or miscellaneous errors.  
Companies still struggling to protect their data: EMC study
Organisations are failing to appreciate the growing challenges of protecting their data and, as a result, are experiencing the economic impact of data loss, according to EMC Corp.
6 tips for digital analytics tagging
Florian Rieupet of AT Internet discusses best practices when it comes to web analytics implementation, and offers tips on avoiding risks that can affect a company’s data as well as tagging that can ensure dependable data.  
SMEs must be wary of security vendor hype, says Norton VP
SMEs are becoming more interested in protecting their information and organisation. However, as security vendors make their marketing push into Asia, with buzzwords galore, SMEs are feeling the pressure to just buy from the vendor that makes the threat sound the most dangerous, says a vice president for Symantec's Norton business.
Consumers more aware of the need to back up data: Acronis survey
An online poll conducted among more than 350 consumers found that over 75% store their data digitally and more than 50% state that their personal data are more valuable than their actual devices – underlining the fact that consumers know they need to preserve their data.
Data leaks: Banking and finance industry the biggest culprit
More than 40% of the volume of leaked personal data in 2014 originated from the banking and financial services industry, according to InfoWatch’s Global Data Leakage report for the year.
A single DDoS attack can cost a company more than US$400K: Kaspersky
A single DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses, with average figures ranging from US$52,000 to US$444,000 depending on the size of the company, according to a Kaspersky Lab study.
Linguistics, technology and protecting your data
In today’s world, where technology is part of our daily lives, the field of linguistics has been thrown wide open, especially with increasing interest in the inter-related fields of natural language processing (NLP), machine learning and languages, and computational linguistics, writes A. Asohan.
Disaster recovery in the cloud, and SMBs
CommVault Systems’ Mark Bentkower discusses the first aspects SMBs should consider before making the shift to a cloud-based disaster recover infrastructure.
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