Cyber Security Mistakes To Avoid in 2020

Latest hacking News | January 08, 2020

Time and again, the cybersecurity community keeps warning users about basic security practices. Yet, the criminals still succeed in targeting a large number of people almost every day due to some common blunders. Nowadays it has become important for every internet user to avoid cybersecurity mistakes that happen routinely. Below we list some common yet dangerous cybersecurity mistakes that everyone should avoid at all costs. Users can also apply various tips to maintain online security to fend-off routine cyber attacks. Many times, people forget or simply ignore to update their device. For instance, some users don’t want any changes with the custom device settings, whereas, some other people simply don’t like the updated versions.

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With the introduction of sophisticated threats such as advanced phishing and malware, authentication can become less effective. Authentication methods can be bypassed by fraudsters and traditional risk-based authentication solutions can cause many users to be unnecessarily challenged and disrupted, yet do not manage to reduce fraud. As fraud rises, there is a strong need for fraud tools that can detect account takeover and fraudulent transactions. IBM® Security Trusteer Pinpoint Criminal Detection software offers a next generation approach that helps address the challenges of traditional risk engines.

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With the introduction of sophisticated threats such as advanced phishing and malware, authentication can become less effective. Authentication methods can be bypassed by fraudsters and traditional risk-based authentication solutions can cause many users to be unnecessarily challenged and disrupted, yet do not manage to reduce fraud. As fraud rises, there is a strong need for fraud tools that can detect account takeover and fraudulent transactions. IBM® Security Trusteer Pinpoint Criminal Detection software offers a next generation approach that helps address the challenges of traditional risk engines.

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