Absolute Press Room

  • Lenovo and Absolute Shield Laptops, Protect Data on the Go
    In 2017, there was an all-time high of 1,765 data breaches with 2.6 billion records compromised. While this year isn’t quite tracking to that number so far, it’s impossible to predict what the second half of 2018 will bring. Cyberattack trends vary from one year to the next. Case in point, we...
  • Absolute Offers New Ways to Manage Windows User Profiles
    “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” We’ve all heard this saying and unfortunately, most of us have also heard it applied to IT security as the chain with users as the weak link. Protecting data from the actions of users – whether intentional or not – has long been one of the greatest...
  • Econ 101: Absolute and Healthcare
    If you’re keeping score, 2018 healthcare data breaches have passed 6.1 million so far. The Office for Civil Rights updated their ‘the wall of shame,’ last month with a new member—UnityPoint Health—when 1.4 million records were reported compromised on July 30. The investigation for PHI violations...
  • The True Cost of One Healthcare Data Breach
    IT leaders are reinventing their infrastructures to support a mobile workforce and a complex array of connected devices. Against this backdrop of increased mobility and connectivity, healthcare IT is tasked with meeting compliance challenges in an intricate and transformational regulatory...
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Fifth, Iterate and Adapt
    We come at last to the final stop on our journey to implement the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). In previous posts, we’ve looked at how to identify, protect, detect and respond to security risks. Here, with the final pillar of the NIST CSF, Recover, we get a chance to reflect on what has...