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How Ransomware Works

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Cybersecurity is a top concern for most businesses—reports of cyber attacks and data breaches are commonplace in today’s news headlines. One of the most important threats to pay attention to is ransomware. This is a kind of malicious software that threatens to block you from accessing your own files—or even your entire computer or network—until you pay a specified dollar …

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LastPass Security Bug Fix Released — Users Should Update Now

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The LastPass security bug has been fixed, but users should update now anyway, making sure they are running version 4.33.0. Note that this bug was limited to Google’s Chrome and Microsoft’s Opera browsers, but the fix developed was sent to all browsers. Password managers, while not infallible, are an important part of keeping passwords—and businesses—safe.

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Symantec Acquisition Prospects Get Interesting

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Symantec reportedly has two new suitors, this time for its very lucrative consumer security business. The takeover deal would value Symantec stock at between $26 and $27 a share, valuing the company at about $16.4 billion. As might be expected, Symantec stock surged on Friday following the news of the possible buyout, jumping 4.5% to $24.52. What’s next here as it relates to the Broadcom acquisition?

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5 Things to Look for in a Security Integration Partner

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When it comes to electronic security, protection goes beyond the devices and technologies that help keep businesses and people safe. The relationship you establish with your security integration partner plays an important role as well. When making decisions about electronic security strategy and technology, look for a security integration partner who exhibits the intangibles, like trust and transparency. Think about …