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What U.S. organizations should know about foreign state-sponsored cyberattacks

In recent weeks, reports have surfaced about several cyberattacks that targeted patient health records, critical infrastructure intelligence, employee data and personal financial and credit card information. Collectively, these breaches demonstrate both the diversity of targets and their shared vulnerabilities.

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What enterprises can learn from the iCloud celebrity photo hack

Following the recent discovery that the very personal photos of numerous female celebrities had been stolen and posted online, Apple is rushing to strengthen security for its popular iCloud service. But, the question remains whether or not these measures will be enough to protect users’ private information — and whether enterprise users should be using these services at all.

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4 'cyberhealth' strategies for boards

Boards of hundreds of U.S.-based corporations are realizing they’re unprepared for the growing threats of cyber attacks

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Wells Fargo places bets on startups in its new tech accelerator

SAN FRANCISCO — There is no demo day in this startup accelerator. The entire six-month period startups go through at Wells Fargo’s new accelerator program is essentially a try-out to convince the 162-year-old bank’s decision-makers that they should buy the startups’ products.

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It's time for advertisers to leave the wild west of data. Here's why

The consumer privacy status quo is unsustainable. It’s time to move from the “wild west” of data, where anything goes, to an arrangement that’s more like the real world, where strong relationships are built on trust and reciprocity.