Survey finds three-quarters of respondents faced data breaches, but majority still use same passwords on multiple accounts

A survey from the Identity Theft resource Center (TRC) found that while most consumers have been a victim of a data breach, few take strong actions to protect themselves. Less than half (48%) changed the password on a breached account and only 22% changed all their passwords.

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Study of 4K mid-sized companies reveals cyber-targeting frequency is on par with big enterprises, but without the resources and tech to respond

November 30, 2021

Attacks on mid-sized companies are up between 50-125% since 2020, with healthcare and transportation among the highest targets, according to the Coro Security Report. Their research, looking at companies that employ up to 2,500 people in retail, manufacturing, professional services, healthcare, transportation and education, found a major increase in attacks particularly in the last quarter of both 2020 and 2021. The survey concludes the urgency will increase.

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CIAM Vendor Ping Identity Bought for $2.8 Billion by Private Investors

August 5, 2022

CIAM (Customer Identity and Access Management) was once largely about managing employee access to company systems, but it’s increasingly applied to consumer log-ins and identities as well.  This creates an overlap with the identity management systems more traditionally used for customer data.  The expanded market helps to explain why private investor Thoma Bravo just paid $2.8 billion for CIAM vendor Ping Identity, a 60% premium of its most recent stock price and just under 10x revenue.

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