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Poodle Vulnerability Leads to More Digital Worries

Arraya Insights| October 23, 2014

It may not have an ominous-sounding name like Heartbleed or Shellshock, but the just-discovered Poodle vulnerability is still something that could cause problems for IT teams and end users alike. The vulnerability, which was discovered by Google researchers Bodo Möller, Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz, affects SSL 3.0 encryption software. Poodle (short for “Padding Oracle On […]

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Dropbox False Alarm: 5 Tips for More Secure Passwords

Arraya Insights| October 22, 2014

Earlier this month you may have heard the sound of millions of Dropbox users sighing in relief at the news that the popular file back-up and sharing site hadn’t become the latest victim of looting hackers. Hackers posted online that they’d gotten ahold of the user credentials of seven million Dropbox users. The more Bitcoins […]

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Cyber Security Month: 4 Email Best Practices

Arraya Insights| October 21, 2014

Halloween’s just around the corner, but all month long the government is hoping to shift the focus away from ghosts, ghouls and other things that go bump in the night and onto a more real-world menace: the kind lurking behind a keyboard. Hackers. Scammers. Phishers. Call them whatever you want, every October the US Department […]

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Shell-Shocked? Hackers Set Their Sights on Yahoo

Arraya Insights| October 10, 2014

Once word gets out about a potentially massive – and lucrative – vulnerability, you can bet it won’t be long before the sharks start circling. Yahoo got firsthand evidence of this fact during a recent run-in with a band of Romanian hackers. Several of the search and content giant’s servers were discovered by a security […]

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Employee Negligence Cited as Leading Cause of Company Data Breaches

Arraya Insights| October 2, 2014

Here’s something no IT pro wants to hear: Despite efforts to ramp up digital security, corporate data breaches are becoming even more common. Nearly one in two companies (43%) fell victim to a data breach last year, notes a report by the Ponemon Institute, an organization which specializes in research on privacy, data protection and […]

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Bigger than Heartbleed? Shellshock Bug Puts UNIX Systems at Risk

Arraya Insights| September 30, 2014

Is it time for Heartbleed to step aside? There’s a new bug in town and it’s monopolized the tech world’s focus as of late. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? Shellshock has been making headlines, some of which have touted it as being bigger and badder than the Heartbleed flaw that came […]

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Feds Ease Up on Meaningful Use 2: How Healthcare Pros Can Take Advantage

Arraya Insights| September 22, 2014

The Feds have some good news for healthcare providers who are struggling to meet the requirements for Stage 2 meaningful use. But as is often the case, that good news also came with a dose of bad news. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final ruling in the hope of […]

Patient Data at Risk - Nearly 50% of Healthcare Providers Admit BYOD Security Policies Aren't Being Followed

Arraya Insights| September 17, 2014

Healthcare IT pros know sometimes staffers can have a bit of a lackadaisical attitude towards securing digital devices. That mentality isn’t great when employees are using those devices strictly during their personal lives. But when they bring those devices to work as part of a BYOD policy, it can be catastrophic. For some folks, the only […]

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Combatting Global Hackers: Is IP Blocking the Best Solution?

Arraya Insights| September 9, 2014

Police departments, health service providers, even the Nuclear Regulatory Commission have all fallen victim to attacks from foreign-based hackers recently. This rise in digital espionage and thievery from overseas hackers has forced IT leaders from all kinds of companies – even those that don’t have a global presence – to expand their security concerns.    […]

High Profile Data Breaches Bring Digital Security to Forefront

Arraya Insights| September 5, 2014

While the rest of us were at the beach or enjoying a picnic over the long holiday weekend, a band of unsavory hackers were hard at work flooding the Internet with a wealth of stolen data. On Sunday, a massive collection of personal photos alleged to have been swiped from the iCloud accounts of a […]

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