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Mobile is still the safest place for your data

IT likes to fret about smartphones and tablets, but more established technologies—even paper documents—are where the data-breach risks lie

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After MongoDB, ransomware groups hit exposed Elasticsearch clusters

Over 600 Elasticsearch instances had their data wiped and replaced with a ransom message

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Disk-wiping malware Shamoon targets virtual desktop infrastructure

The latest variant of the cyber sabotage program has default credentials for a Huawei desktop virtualization solution

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Dangerous assumptions that put enterprises at risk

Those who make assumptions -- trusting that solutions won't fail and users won't click -- could leave a company's assets vulnerable and lead to a breach

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Q&A: RSA crypto pioneer Adleman keeps pushing the limits

Dr. Leonard Adleman tells InfoWorld all about RSA's big breakthrough, why DNA works great for computing, and our coming cyberwar risk

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More than 10,000 exposed MongoDB databases deleted by ransomware groups

Five groups of attackers are competing to delete as many publicly accessible MongoDB databases as possible

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Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom

Administrators should check their MongoDB deployments before they’re wiped clean

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Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Quantum computing promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods

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What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

Donald Trump's administration seems to be the biggest concern

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27% off Seagate Expansion 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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Free cybersecurity tools for all your needs

There are enough quality gratis cybersecurity tools to make this free tool treasure hunt worth your while

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5 things you should do following the Yahoo breach

The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do some cleanup and implement security recommendations

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5 enterprise-related things you can do with blockchain technology today

You can use blockchains to track diamonds and make payments ... but what link do they have with pork?

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The cloud storage security gap -- and how to close it

Cloud storage vendors don't provide a comfortable balance for some IT admins, but third-party options get you part way there

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40% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than...

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Who's responsible for data compliance? 25% of execs don't know

A new survey sheds some light on just how little grasp U.S. organizations have on privacy and security regulations

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21% off Seagate Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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Best Deals of the Week, November 7th - November 11th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of November 7th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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