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4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers

4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers

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4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers  UK’s Information Commissioner's Office recently fined Cathay Pacific £500,000 for failing to protect the company’s servers leading to customers’ personal details being exposed, 111,578 of whom were from the UK, and nearly 9.4 million more worldwide. The data breach at Cathay Pacific came to light when the company disclosed on October 24, 2018 that it discovered unauthorized access to some of its information systems containing data of 9.4 million customers. In a statement about the fine imposed by the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office, Cathay Pacific said it "would once again like to express its regret, and to sincerely apologize for this incident". According to the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office, the large-scale data breach at Cathay Pacific covered the period of more than 4…
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Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware

Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware

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Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware The recently disclosed data breach at Algonquin College highlights the importance of protecting your organization’s server from malware. Algonquin College, in a statement released last July 16, said that on May 16 cyberattacks illegally accessed one of the College’s servers by infecting it with a malicious software (malware). The educational institution didn’t indicate what specific type of malware that the attackers installed on the infected server nor indicate how the attackers were able to get inside the server. The infected server, according to Algonquin College, hosted access to databases which contained personal information. Sensitive information, including date of birth and home address, of 4,568 individuals (students and alumni) may have been exposed, while non-sensitive information of an additional 106,931 individuals (students, alumni…
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4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers

4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers

IT Support
4 Cybersecurity Best Practices in Protecting Servers  UK’s Information Commissioner's Office recently fined Cathay Pacific £500,000 for failing to protect the company’s servers leading to customers’ personal details being exposed, 111,578 of whom were from the UK, and nearly 9.4 million more worldwide. The data breach at Cathay Pacific came to light when the company disclosed on October 24, 2018 that it discovered unauthorized access to some of its information systems containing data of 9.4 million customers. In a statement about the fine imposed by the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office, Cathay Pacific said it "would once again like to express its regret, and to sincerely apologize for this incident". According to the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office, the large-scale data breach at Cathay Pacific covered the period of more than 4…
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Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware

Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware

Data Backup, Information Security, Servers
Importance of Protecting Your Organization’s Server from Malware The recently disclosed data breach at Algonquin College highlights the importance of protecting your organization’s server from malware. Algonquin College, in a statement released last July 16, said that on May 16 cyberattacks illegally accessed one of the College’s servers by infecting it with a malicious software (malware). The educational institution didn’t indicate what specific type of malware that the attackers installed on the infected server nor indicate how the attackers were able to get inside the server. The infected server, according to Algonquin College, hosted access to databases which contained personal information. Sensitive information, including date of birth and home address, of 4,568 individuals (students and alumni) may have been exposed, while non-sensitive information of an additional 106,931 individuals (students, alumni…
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