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Nov 26, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

It may be hard to believe, but six months have passed since the GDPR deadline. During that time, companies (including bowbridge) contacted their lists, seeking active consent to continue sending them information. GDPR opt-in emails were so...

Nov 14, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

“I have read and understood the company’s IT policy.”

Employees check the box, but are they adhering to the policy? The evidence suggests otherwise: In a survey of IT professionals, employees leaving laptops and phones unsecured in vulnerable...

Nov 1, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Our friends at Cybersecurity Insiders recently released their 2018 Application Security Report, which contains some eyebrow-raising results. For example, only 62 percent of respondents feel (at best) moderately confident in their organization’s...

Oct 26, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Passwords are out, prints are in.

Biometric security features have been added to door locks, banking applications, smart phones and beyond. Instead of memorizing pin numbers, authenticating our identity is now as simple as looking into a camera...

Oct 16, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Ransomware continues to be one of the top varieties of malicious software. And it’s wreaking havoc, grinding company operations to a halt as the ransomware renders mission-critical data and systems inaccessible, while also exposing companies to...

Sep 27, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

The enemy is coming … and the white hats are outnumbered.

It’s predicted there will be a worldwide shortage of cybersecurity professionals—2 million of them, to be precise—by 2019. Should someone from your own cybersecurity team leave your...

Aug 21, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

The internet has come a long way since the days of screeching dial-up modems. We’ve become used to quick and reliable internet access from our computers and smartphones.

The new frontier? Connected appliances, vehicles, equipment, and more. The...

Aug 9, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

On July 25th, the world received some startling news: The US Department of Homeland Security had issued an alert about ERP systems (specifically, SAP and Oracle) being targeted by nation-state attackers, cybercriminals, and hacktivist groups.

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Jul 19, '18 by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Whether a company is looking at customers, suppliers, production, or finances, it’s looking at data. And SAP is one of the most widely used platforms for companies to manage their data and perform the multiple tasks that keep a business running.

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