Virtual assistants seem to be virtually everywhere these days. They’re being embedded in phones and motor vehicles and being used in more and more homes and workplaces. Despite their utility and convenience, however, virtual assistants present some security risks. Here are the 6 that are most often cited:

Do your customers know the 6 dangers of virtual assistants?

Get to know the security risks of virtual assistants so you can make your customers aware of them.
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A recent study conducted by Wombat Security found that the healthcare industry is one of the most ill prepared when it comes to cybersecurity.

10 best practices in hospital cybersecurity

Get to know the key precautions every hospital should take to reduce the likelihood of a cyberattack.
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With cybersecurity threats on the rise and growing in sophistication all the time, a first line of defense for your customers is to avoid the mistakes so many companies make.

The potential risks of not taking the proper precautions are considerable. A recent Ponemon Institute study found that the 505 enterprises surveyed experienced, on average, more than one cyberattack each month and spends about $3.5 million annually to deal with the consequences.

7 corporate security no-nos

Get to know the most common cybersecurity mistakes companies make—so you can advise your customers to avoid them.
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Infographic: Do you know the top CIS critical security controls?

Learn the critical security controls the Center for Internet Security (CIS) has compiled to help organizations prevent and reduce the effects of cyberattacks.
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With gun violence and other physical attacks on companies making headlines these days, the interest in and demand for physical security-related technology are growing.

What's new in the physical security market

The interest in and demand for physical security-related technology are growing. An expert explains the newest trends.
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In 2003, as a result of a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cybersecurity Alliance, October was designated as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Check out the top 5 best practices

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month—an ideal time to review the top 5 cybersecurity best practices with your customers.
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While more and more local coffee shops, airport terminals and hotels now offer free public Wi-Fi, security experts warn against using it. And for good reason—public Wi-Fi is unsafe and not to be trusted under any circumstances. Here are 5 reasons why:

Dangers of public wi-fi

More and more local coffee shops, airports and hotels now offer free public Wi-Fi, but security experts warn against using it. Learn why.
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With many young professionals moving into urban centers to live and work—and rising crime rates and traffic congestion in many cities worldwide—public security is a growing challenge. Municipalities are looking at technology solutions to address it.

Reduce crime in cities with physical security solutions

Public security is a growing challenge in cities worldwide, and municipalities are looking at technology solutions to address it.
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There’s a hidden menace lurking in the Wi-Fi world, and it has the potential to wreak considerable havoc.

The KRACK attack—what it is and how to protect against it

Learn steps you can take to protect against KRACK, the vulnerability in Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security protocol that allows attackers to steal users’ data.
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CDN predicts that by 2020, 85% of large enterprises will be using a cloud access security broker (CASB) for their cloud services. A CASB functions as an intermediary between users and applications, providing added security benefits through APIs and proxies—including greater visibility and risk assessment, compliance, data security, and threat protection.

Cloud access security brokers—insights every IT professional should know

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) are growing in popularity. Learn how they offer protection enterprises can’t get elsewhere.
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From personal assistants like Siri to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence has been making news a lot lately—and so have questions about what it may mean for the future of everything from business to national security. With visionaries predicting that AI may someday be able to rid the world of hunger, poverty and war, others are voicing concerns about issues like privacy and public safety. One of the naysayers, the late Stephen Hawking said, “Artificial intelligence may be the worst thing to happen to humanity”.

The top 3 AI security threats

Artificial intelligence has been making news a lot lately—and so have concerns about the security risks. Consider the top three.
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