OnePlus Reveals Second Data Breach in Two Years

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

OnePlus

Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been the victim of a data breach in which an unauthorized party gained access to customer’s order information. One Plus has released a statement revealing that customer names, contact numbers, emails, and shipping addresses might have been susceptible to theft. However, they have revealed that customer’s payment information, passwords, and accounts … Read more

Fraud Prevention With Good Cybersecurity Practices

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Kayla Matthews, ,

Fraud Concept

Financial fraud cases show up in the headlines regularly. Yet people don’t necessarily connect these cases to cybersecurity. However, it’s often true that good cybersecurity makes a person or company less likely to experience financial fraud. Cybersecurity Starts With Awareness Many scammers who operate online pose as legitimate brands, such as banks or e-commerce companies. … Read more

13 Dangers of Cloud-Hosted Data

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

Cloud Computing Security Concept

Organizations are under pressure to either develop new applications or migrate to using cloud-based services. However, like any third-party product being introduced into an organization, there are many risk factors to consider to ensure that the business of the day is carried out securely.  Cloud-based services provide an extra layer of efficiency in the workplace. … Read more

The Importance of Cybersecurity Training

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Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity training is imperative to the success of any modern workplace. The work force has transformed over the years, as has the technology required to operate it. Digital transformations and full-scale transitions over to cloud infrastructures have meant large changes for organizations wishing to remain relevant while providing employees and customers with better overall experiences. … Read more

5 Cyber Threats You Should Be Aware Of

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Emma Megan, ,

A data breach can hit any business at any time. Whether it is sensitive information that the company must protect to maintain its competitive advantage or documents necessary to meet industrial or government’s regulatory requirements, all data must be protected. The fallout of a data breach has a significant impact on any business. Data breaches may include … Read more

Lessons Learned From Data Breaches Past

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

lock and key on a keyboard

Information is one of the most valuable currencies there is. Whether it is sensitive corporate information or sets of individuals’ personal information, there are people out there who are interested in seeing it — legally or otherwise. While many consumers accept that companies collect and sell their data regularly, data breaches are a very real … Read more

A Cybersecurity Drought Is Coming

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Jan Barbosa, ,

Cybersecurity Drought. Dry Bottom Of The Lake. Dead Dry Land From Drought. Dry Fissured Drought Soil. The Concept

Yes, there is a cybersecurity drought looming over the horizon. The data coming in is alarming; according to Cybersecurity Ventures, by 2020 there could be a shortage of cybersecurity experts by up to 1.5 million, worse yet, the shortage could reach 3.5 million by 2021. How is a global economy about to connect from 20 … Read more