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The financial-services sector needs to strengthen its information-sharing network to learn more quickly of threat data and thereby stay ahead of hackers, said panelists at the recent SmartBrief Cybersecurity Forum in New York City.

Cybercriminals are colluding and collaborating frequently, which creates a crucial need for the industry to work more closely together on a regular basis, said George Rettas, managing director and chief of staff, Global Information Security Department — Information Protection Directorate, Citigroup.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.

This week, we asked: Would you use a two-step authentication process to secure your social media accounts if such a service were available?

  • Yes: 75.80%
  • Not sure: 14.65%
  • No: 9.55%

Recent security breaches at Twitter have certainly gotten SmartBrief on Social Media readers’ attention.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.

This week, we asked: Are you concerned about your social media accounts being compromised by hackers?

  • Yes: 63.30%
  • No: 36.70%

Recent hackings of Burger King’s and Jeep’s Twitter accounts are unfortunate, but they may yet have an upside.[…] Continue Reading »

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