2FA, 3FA, MFA… What does it all mean?

Simply put, authentication is the act of proving you are who you say you are. To gain access to protected information, systems or locations, the user must prove their identity by providing specific access credentials. The system asks: “Who are you? Prove it.” When the user successfully authenticates (and depending on the permissions associated with […]

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The security dilemma of data sprawl

As hybrid work becomes the norm in business, so does data sprawl. Data sprawl refers to the spread of company information to various places, which often comes from dispersed and unmanaged cloud app use. In fact, within businesses worldwide, 1 in 5 employees use personal apps to upload, create, share, or store sensitive information, which […]

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The companies most likely to lose your data

Web companies are most likely to lose your data, a study shows. The study, conducted by VPN Overview, analysed major data breaches that have been registered since 2004 to discover which industry is most prone to losing data. Online companies come in first, as since 2004 there have been 53 data breaches within the sector, […]

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iDealwine suffers a data breach

Popular international fine wine online retailer iDealwine has suffered a data breach during the past weekend, and has yet to reveal the number of customers affected. Its e-shop is still offline, showing a brief explanatory message, and the firm has informed all potentially affected customers about the cyberattack via email (also via the company blog). […]

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