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How High Employee Turnover Poses Increased Cybersecurity Risk

In 2019, US companies had an average turnover rate of 22%, and the retail and wholesale industry saw the highest average voluntary turnover rate, followed by contact center and customer service, manufacturing and operations, and sales.

However, employee turnover is not just an HR issue, companies can also face increased cybersecurity risk through substantial losses as a result of IP theft. The...

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Maintaining Security and Data Privacy is one of the Biggest IT Challenges Today

Every year at the EDUCAUSE Conference the Top 10 IT Issues for the upcoming year are announced. Leading up to each conference a panel of experts ranging from IT leaders, CIO’s and faculty members present a list of the top IT trends. which are then voted on by EDUCAUSE members. The top initiatives are the most important topics and trends and will be a focus for the upcoming year. This year was...

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Where are we in leading the charge of training the next cybersecurity leaders?

Cyber Range [cy·ber I rānj] -  is a virtual environment used for cyberwarfare training and cybertechnology development. It provides tools that help strengthen the stability, security, and performance of cyber-infrastructures and IT systems used by government and military agencies, and appears on college campuses everywhere.

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