Absolute Press Room

  • Should You Pay Ransomware Demands?

    The fact that the Indiana hospital system, Hancock Health was hacked recently isn’t big news these days. Sadly, healthcare security breaches happen all too frequently. What is surprising however is what the health network elected to do about it – they paid the hackers’ ransom demand of four

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  • Absolute Provides Automated Meltdown and Spectre Risk Assessment to Speed Remediation

    Despite reports of boot failure and performance impact, the fixes for the recent processor-level flaws Meltdown and Spectre are critically important. If left unaddressed, these vulnerabilities could potentially grant hackers access to vast amounts of your sensitive data. While vendors scramble

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  • Critical Actions for Finalizing Your GDPR Compliance Program

    The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rule looms and will take effect in May 2018, but only a third of companies are on track to be compliant by the due date. GDPR is the most significant change in data privacy regulation in more than 20 years. It represents an extraordinary shift

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  • Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerability Remediation Starts with Visibility: Absolute Can Help

    Here we are, just a few days into the New Year, and already headlines are buzzing with news of a pair of serious vulnerabilities. While originally discovered many months ago, by multiple researchers, Meltdown and Spectre were officially publicly disclosed on Tuesday. Widely reported first as an

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  • Canada’s Data Breach Regulations Set to Change in 2018

    Regulatory bodies around the world are making sweeping changes to data breach laws. International organizations are preparing for the impact of GDPR in May 2018; additional data breach regulations are coming to Australia in February 2018; changes in Canada are now anticipated to also go into

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