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Information security typically involves physical and digital security method to protect data from unauthorized access, vulnerability, replication or destruction. These methods can include mantraps, encryption key management, network intrusion detection systems, password policies and regulatory compliance. A security audit may be conducted to estimate the organization's ability to maintain secure systems against a set of conventional criteria. Threats to sensitive and personal information come in various forms, such as malware and phishing attacks, identity theft and ransomware. To prevent attackers and mitigate vulnerabilities at various points, multiple security controls are implemented and synchronized as part of a layered defense in depth strategy. This should minimize the risk of an attack. To be prepared for a security breach, security groups should have an incident response plan (IRP) in organisation. This security measures should allow them to limit the damage, eliminate the cause and apply updated defense controls. Keep up to date with the latest Information Security and IT Security News & Articles on Logical IDEA

MongoDB Database

MongoDB 3.6 Comes Tough against Database Ransomware by Default

One the major security news stories of 2017 was of a ransomware alternative targeting improperly secured MongoDB Database instances. Here it is in a nutshell: some users of MongoDB by mistake left...
Locky Ransomware

Crypto-Ransomware Targets 20 Million Inboxes

Security researchers are warning of a new 'Locky Ransomware' which is major crypto-ransomware campaign that has been attacked 20 million user inboxes so far. The threat, revealed in the second half of...

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MongoDB 3.6 Comes Tough against Database Ransomware by Default

One the major security news stories of 2017 was of a ransomware alternative targeting improperly secured MongoDB Database instances. Here it is in a nutshell:...

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