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SambaCry Vulnerability Used to Deploy Backdoors on NAS Devices “Running on older versions of the Samba file-sharing server” An unknown entity is using the SambaCry security vulnerability to install a backdoor Trojan on Linux devices. According to TrendMicro, most of the attacks are tied to NAS devices which ship with the Samba server that provides […]

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My First Trendjack Experience at 10Fold

As a new addition to the 10Fold team, as well as being new to the cybersecurity practice in general, it has been important for me to monitor the news on a daily basis in order to get familiar with trending topics and identify what it is my clients can speak to with authority. Although many […]

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Dow Jones is the latest company to expose customer records on a cloud server “2.2 million records left unsecured” DowJones & Co. are the latest in a sequence of large firms to leave massive amounts of private customer data on unsecured cloud servers. Similar to the Verizon error recently, Dow Jones consumer data was found […]

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  India’s Religare says it suffers cyber attack “Financial services suffer attacks” India’s Religare financial services has undergone a cyber attacks, however its systems have remained unbreached with all sensitive information secured from the “medium severity” incident. Religare offers a broad range of financial services including equities and commodity trading. The firm has stated that […]

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Trump Hotels caught up in data breach (again) “Third breach in 3 years” Trump hotels has yet again suffered another breach of sensitive systems. Last week the company released a statement on its website that it was affected by a cyberattack on Sabre Corp, which handles reservations for more than 36,000 properties. Hackers who profited […]

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century “Highlights need for infosec upgrades” Data breaches are, unfortunately, daily occurrences that end up exposing millions to undue risk. CSO have compiled a list of the 15 biggest breaches of this century, with criteria that includes damage to companies, insurers, and customer account holders. In many […]

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IoT Devices Plagued by Lesser-Known Security Hole “Massive exposure for IoT devices” IoT device security is often challenged on the public internet. Most recently, MQTT communications have been found by researchers at Black Hat that the 90’s era protocol can be easily manipulated to access many sensitive machines. In the past, these processes have been […]

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Hard Rock, Loews hotels admit data breach “Theft of info possible” Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos as well as Loews Hotels have alerted customers that a recent breach may have exposed their sensitive information to hackers. Both seems to be ties to the same platform that holds third-party reservations, SynXis, which began informing client hotels […]

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‘NotPetya’ Hackers Demand $256,000 In Bitcoin To Cure Ransomware Victims “One of biggest attacks leaves many with a big bill” Some of the largest industrial firms were infected by the ‘NotPetya’ ransomware and those responsible are demanding 100 Bitcoin, or about $256,000, to decrypt the victims files. A post on Pastebin by an anonymous user […]

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Windows 10 Is Getting A Clever New Way To Fight Off Ransomware “New ability added to Windows Defender” The built-in Windows anti-malware application has been outfitted with a new protective mechanism. ‘Controlled Folder Access’ allows only recognized trustworthy devices and users to access the files that you activate the feature for. Medicare data breach: Alan […]

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More than half of major malware attack’s victims are industrial targets “Petya intended effects examined” Kaspersky Labs has released a new report with some grand insights in the Petya malware attack. First appearing as a widespread ransomware attack, it became clear later into the ordeal that the spread was more intended for destruction rather than […]

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Criminal Petya ‘ransomware’ starts to look like wiper malware “Seemingly intended to wipe systems” Suspected at first to be a ransomware attack, it seems that Petya, the latest cyberscare in the Ukraine, seems as though it was more of a targeted attack. Large firms such as FedEx, Cadbury, Maersk, and more were affected by the […]

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Augmented Reality

Technology Insights: Augmented Reality

Use of AR in Major Business Verticals                                                                   Augmented Reality (AR) enhances real-time, real-life experiences by inserting superimposed virtual graphics, audio, and other interacting sense enhancements into a real-world environment. AR has been in the public eye for quite some time (remember Iron Man’s high-tech suit?), but recently received a lot of attention because of popular consumer […]

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GhostHook Attack Can Bypass Windows 10’s PatchGuard “Newly discovered malware can hook kernel code” CyberArk Security Labs has shown that an attack on Windows 10 PatchGuard systems can be compromised. The protective program was designed to prevent rootkits and other malicious software at kernel level on 64-bit versions of Windows. The attacking software, now dubbed […]

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10Fold Perspective: Internet of Things World 2017 – Sayonara Smart Gadgets, Hello Enterprise!

By Katrina Cameron and Anne Stanley Recently, two members of the 10Fold team ventured down to Santa Clara, California to attend Internet of Things World 2017. The three-day event brought together hundreds of companies and leaders, as well as thousands of attendees, in the IoT space. The showroom featured vendors from both industrial and consumer […]

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10Fold’s Bart Tillmans Recognized as Finalist in 2017 FinancialForce 360 Awards

10Fold’s Vice President of Marketing and Operational Systems Bart Tillmans has been honored as a finalist in the 2017 FinancialForce 360 Customer and Partner Excellence Awards. Bart was selected for 2nd place in the ‘Exemplary Use of the Platform’ category, where he was pitted against hundreds of other capable contenders! FinancialForce, the leading cloud ERP […]

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Microsoft claims Fireball malware enterprise threat ‘overblown’ “Actions taken to quell threat perception” Microsoft has public doubts about the Fireball, which has been touted as a serious concern for consumers and enterprises. Windows Defense researcher Hamish O’Dea has stated in recent reports that the cybercriminal campaign is “overblown.” Japanese Honda factory hit with WannaCry ransomware […]

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Banks and Fed sites score as least trustworthy in OTA 2017 security and privacy audit “Privacy and security still not capable online” An audit of 1,000 top websites that analyzed security and privacy systems has found a concerning trend for now a third year. The Online Trust Alliance commented: “Sites either qualify for the Honor Roll […]

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Average Global Cost of a Data Breach Now $3.6M, IBM Reports “Cost of breaches surprisingly low” The Ponemon Cost of Data Breach report has historically shown consistently increasing costs of attacks, but the IBM sponsored 2017 edition has shown a deviation from the usual trend. Wendi Whitmore, global lead of IBM X-Force IRIS told eWEEK; “Overall when […]

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Computer-Security Firm Says Voter Data Set Left Unprotected Online “Voting behavior of nearly 200 million unprotected” A large cache of political participant voting behavior has been left vulnerable online in various spreadsheets and other files according to security firm UpGuard. The information was made public on a server accessible to anyone by Deep Root Analytics. […]

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‘Crash Override’ malware heightens fears for US electric grid “Ukrainian cyberattack concerns U.S. security experts” Tech security firms ESET and Dragos revelaed the malware behind last years Ukrainian attack, “Crash Override,” earlier this week. They claim that this particular software is only the second to be tailored to industrial control facilities and intended for massive disruption. […]

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xLED Malware Steals Data Using Router LEDs “One of the strangest witnessed yet” While malware does come in many interesting forms, the xLED malicious software plaguing the web now steals data by infecting a router switch and flashing the LED lights these devices have. You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers […]

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Kmart Payment Systems Infected With Malware “Sears subsidiary in trouble” Popular department store Kmart has had their payment systems infiltrated by cybercriminals last Wednesday, who were able to remotely install malware into the company processes. No information has been provided as to which stores have been affected or for what duration the hackers had access […]

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New Jaff Ransomware Variant Emerges “Another active threat detected” As WannaCry headlines begin to die down, another variant of a detrimental ransomware has begun to make the rounds. Jaff, a necurs distributed botnet, uses a similar deliery system as Locky and WannaCry. This gives security researchers an insight into the threat actors who designed Locky […]

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Qatar Begins Probe After State News Agency Hacked “Unprecedented security breach”  On wednesday the government of Qatar began an investigation into a recent breach in which hackers posted fake news stories on controversial political issues in the country. The government sponsored news agency and official Twitter account in which the posts were published caused backlash […]

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WannaCry ‘Highly Likely’ Work of North Korean-linked Hackers, Symantec Says “Lazarus hacking group suspected” One of the most debilitating ransomware attaks in recent memory was almost certainly the work of North-Korean linked hacking organization ‘Lazarus,’ security group Symantec claims. The suggestion was based on information that the tools and infrasturcture of the program are similar […]

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WannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms “Sophos value jump and better financial forecast amidst global crisis” Sophos Group Plc, a UK-based cyber security firm had a boost in the price of its stock by 7% since the WannaCry ransomware began torturing its victims. Among the systems affected was the British National Health […]

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Giving Back with a Purpose

My daughter Katy and I had the extraordinary opportunity to be in the presence of excellence last week, when we attended and I delivered the keynote speech for the SEBA Baccalaureate Celebration for Saint Mary’s College of California. My role was to give these students a glimpse of what lies ahead, offer them strategies about […]

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“Patched” WannaCry Ransomware Has No Kill-Switch “New variant proves tough to stop” The recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak was stopped by registering domains that act as kill-switches, ending a particularly malicious software that attacked government organizations, hospitals, ISP’s, carmakers, and more in a matter of days. A new variant that is not affected by the previous […]

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BitKangoroo Ransomware Deletes User Files “Currently poses limited threat”  BitKangaroo, a new ransomware program making rounds on the web, deletes files if cash payments are not made within a certain time period. While the prospect of the new software is dangerous, its creator does not seem to be particularly skilled. It is currently capable of […]

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Guardian Soulmates dating website suffers data breach “Users receive unsavory emails” Many usernames and e-mail addresses have been exposed by a data breach. Guradian News and Media (GNM), which has run the dating service since the early 2000’s, claims the sensitive security information was exposed by a third party service provider. Evidence suggests Russia behind […]

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And Now a Ransomware Tool That Charges Based On Where You Live “Fatboy making rounds on Crimeware forums” Recorded Future has been monitoring malware and its effects in less developed nations, reporting the discrepancies between charges made on victims living in wealthier countries. Software Download Mirror Distributes Mac Malware “Distributes a RAT for Mac devices” […]

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What are Blockchain and Crypto Currency, and why you should be paying attention…

Throughout the last two years we’ve heard rumblings about Blockchain, and more recently, Crypto Currency. But as these technologies graduate from buzz words to real-world technologies, many questions still remain… This blog will be the first in a short series where we explore what pundits are dubbing the next gold rush, and quite possibly, the […]

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TrickerBot Trojan Targets Private Banking “New Trojan software focuses on banking” IBM’s X-Force security team have confirmed the existence of a new TrickBot malware program that has been attacking business banking accounts. Many incidents have been seen in the UK, Australia, and other advanced economies that have many private banks and wealth management firms. New […]

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Howdy ya’ll! Greetings From Austin, Texas…

What are we doing in the Lone Star State, you ask? Well, we’re excited to officially announce the opening of our newest 10Fold office! That’s right, we’ve expanded our footprint (or cowboy boot print, we should say) beyond California to Austin, where you can find us located in the heart of downtown at the corner […]

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Mysterious Hajime Botnet Grows to 300,000 IoT Devices: Kaspersky “About 300,000 devices already captured” Kaspersky Labs security researchers has revealed that a new botnet malware emerging in October of last year, Hajime, has been busy ensnaring thousands of IoT devices. This new strain came on the scene around the same time we saw the Mirai […]

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Hackers Are Using NSA’s DoublePulsar Backdoor in Attacks “‘Equation Group’ threat actor exposed”  Alleged NSA hacking tool has been used on public users over the past week. ‘DoublePulsar,’ a backdoor program constructed by ‘Shadow Brokers’ hacking group on Friday, contains a password protected archive of even further exploit kits to be used by cybercriminals. Microsoft […]

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CradleCore Ransomware Sold as Source Code “Malicious software making the rounds on underground forums” Forcepoint security researchers have found a new ransomware, CradleCore, circulating in cybercriminal markets online. CradleCore has a customizable source code, breaking from the usual RaaS ‘business model’ that is common to similar programs. Sneaky Exploit Allows Phishing Attacks From Sites That […]

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Cerber Dominates Ransomware Charts “Ransomware market share up to 87%” Malwarebytes Labs has reported that one of the most active ransomware families, Cerber, has taken over vast swathes of the market in 2017. The malicious software has grown its presence by over 15%  from January of this year. NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers just dumped its most […]

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Dridex gang uses unpatched Microsoft Word exploit to target millions “Attacks beginning in January” The group associated with the Dridex trojan software has begun using an unpatched Microsoft Word vulnerability that allows it to potentially affect millions of users. The capability of harm was revealed Friday by McAfee antivirus researchers, and security researchers firm FireEye […]

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WikiLeaks posts CIA documents on ways to install malware “Details CIA procedures to install malicious programs” WikiLeaks took to the internet again on Friday to publish a new array of classified documents from the CIA. The new leak has outlined the Grasshopper framework, a malware installation system that provides weaponized code onto a computer without […]

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Malware Allows Remote Administration of ATMs “Software allows for ejection of cash” Kaspersky Labs has recently revealed malware code that is capable of remotely gaining administration functions of ATM’s. This was discovered after a Russian bank was targeted by cybercriminals, who used the malware to access several ATM’s. The code was not deleted after the […]

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Zero-day threats make up 30% of malware in new WatchGuard cybersecurity study “Antivirus softwares struggle to keep up” Seattle-based WatchGuard Technologies recently released a report outlining the increasing challenges to firm antivirus softwares. According to the security research firm, 30% of malware circulated in the last three months of 2016 is under the classification of […]

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Researcher Says 9 in 10 Smart TVs Vulnerable to Broadcast-based Attacks “However attack maybe challenging” Security researchers at Columbia have been able to demonstrate the vulnerability of many Smart TV’s and other internet connectivity-capable devices three years ago, a finding mirrored by current investigations into IoT security. While over 90 percent of these popular new […]

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3 Insights from Industry Leaders at 10Fold’s Inaugural Big Data Horizon Event

With 10Fold’s first ever Big Data Horizon (BDH) event coming to a close last week, we’re sharing some of the key takeaways on what industry leaders are focusing on as they build their data strategies. Big Data & Big Legal With the ever-increasing complexity of data collection and a growing number of embedded sensors in […]

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Financial Attackers as Sophisticated as Nation-State Groups: FireEye “Financially motivated actors as dangerous as nation states” The 2017 M-Trends report published Tuesday by Mandiant addresses growing concerns of private threat actors. The data, based on investigations of incidents by Mandiant, establishes that non-governmental cyber hackers have become incredibly more complex in their activities over the […]

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Dahua, Hikvision IoT Devices Under Siege “Huge security hole in many products” The second largest world producer of IoT devices, Dahua, has released a software update that has gaping security deficiencies in several of popular products including DVR’s and cameras. These internet connected gadgets are vulnerable to login bypasses and remote access to various systems. […]

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WikiLeaks releases ‘entire hacking capacity of the CIA’ “Over 8,000 pages disclosed” WikiLeaks has released what is being called the entire hacking capacity of the CIA in a large data dump on Tuesday. Within the 8,761 documents included in ‘Vault 7’ were acquired from a ‘high-security’ CIA network from the Center of Cyber Intelligence in […]

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Data Scientists and Big Data Execs Talk AI and Machine Learning at Big Data Horizon 2017 on March 15

Strata+Hadoop World SV is right around the corner, and 10Fold could not be more excited! We have a few reasons to look forward to this year’s event—not only will our clients be there in full-force, including BlueData and Unravel, 10Fold has partnered with Wikibon for our first ever Big Data Horizon Event! Big Data Horizon […]

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Locked and Loaded: Huge Botnet Updated for DDoS “Botnets equipped with new, far-reaching features” BitSight Technologies, a division of Anubis Networks, has announced that one of the largest botnet systems has been armed with several new weapons that would allegedly dwarf any DDoS attack the public has witnessed so far. Russian cybersecurity expert charged with […]

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Google Just Discovered A Massive Web Leak… And You Might Want To Change All Your Passwords “Perhaps most dangerous leak of the year so far” A leak that may end up exposing the user passwords of many popular platforms and applications has been uncovered by a Google researcher recently. Major services indicated to be vulnerable […]

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Hacks all the time. Engineers recently found Yahoo systems remained compromised “Systems remain compromised after public disclosure of security breach” Five months after the announcement of over $500 million accounts being compromised, a new report has found that many Yahoo systems remain vulnerable today. This report also mentions that Verizon would lower its offer by […]

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Stolen Health Record Databases Sell For $500,000 In The Deep Web “Underground cybercriminals increasingly targeting medical records” Medical insurance profiles and electronic health record databases are attracting the eyes of criminals looking to steal the information to sell in the deep web. New reports show that EHR databases can sell for upwards of $500,000 on […]

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Trends 2017: Big Data Adds Big Intelligence and Bigger Learning

While it’s too early to say that Big Data is all grown up, it is mature enough to have spawned a number of new and very interesting offspring. As Gartner analyst Betsy Burton explained in late 2015 when she removed Big Data from the firm’s Hype Cycle, “Big Data has quickly moved over the peak […]

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A Scary New Kind of Malware Is Invading Banks All Over the World “Invisible malware used by hackers to drain bank accounts” Security research lab Kaspersky has revealed that now over 140 institutions, which includes banks, governmental bodies and other large firms, are suffering from a malware infection unseen for years. Kaspersky has yet to […]

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Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit On The Loose “As of now, no patch available” US-CERT and many other organizations have been warning since Friday of a zero-day vulnerability in several versions of Microsoft Windows. The corruption bug is capable of giving hackers the ability to remotely crash and reboot a users system. The PoC code that […]

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Critical McAfee ePO Flaw Patched “Vulnerability ideal for user reconnaissance” Intel’s security division has fixed a critical breach in the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator security management product. Before the patch, users were susceptible to spying of an organizational infrastructure. How Google fought back against a crippling IoT-powered botnet and won “Google security engineer gives a behind-the-scenes […]

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The Malwarebytes Report: The 2016 Global Malware Landscape “U.S. most targeted country” Malwarebytes has reported that the United States has more than any other country been the target by malware in the most amount of categories. The only category that leads the United States is in banking Trojan programs, where Turkey tops the chart in […]

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Virulent Android malware returns “Over 2 million downloads on Google Play” A strain of malware that had infected over 10 million Android devices in 2016 has been making the rounds again, embedding itself in Google Play applications that may have affected nearly 12 million users. Professionally developed, HummingWhale is a variant of a researcher documented […]

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New York Times investigating apparent Twitter hack “NYT video account tweeted hoax story” The New York Times video Twitter account (@nytvideo) tweeted earlier this morning about a fake story involving a Russian missile attack against the United States to more than 250,000 followers. The alleged “attack” was based on a “leaked statement” from Vladimir Putin, […]

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Attackers start wiping data from CouchDB and Hadoop databases “Ransomware groups affect data storage firms” The inevitable attack from ransomware organizations occurred over the last week, most recently with a data wipe from the databases of MongoDB and Elasticsearch clusters. Hadoop and CouchDB are also experiencing similar attacks. New Mac malware uses ‘ancient’ code  “New […]

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VCs in Fintech Pivoting Toward Insurance & RegTech in 2017

(By Caitlin Haskins – Sr. Account Manager – 10Fold Enterprise Practice) While the fintech venture market remained strong in 2016, Business Insider tracked a drop in the overall deal size that was characteristic of the wider tech investment market. At Empire Startups’ SF Fintech Meetup, partners at major fintech VC firms weighed in on what […]

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Trojan Malware Blamed for Health Cyberattack  “Targeted hospital computer systems forced offline” Barts Health NHS Trust computer systems were taken offline by cybercriminls with a Trojan malware program on Friday. Nearly all department systems, even those unaffected, were set offline as a precaution. How the infiltration entered into the network is still undisclosed. Yahoo hack […]

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10Fold Reveals 10 Largest Breaches of 2016

Nearly Three Billion Personal Records Breached Around the World SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Jan 19, 2017) – 10Fold, a full-service B2B technology public relations agency with a specialization in cybersecurity, today announced that in 2016, more than 2.8 billion personal records were breached on social and file-sharing platforms, email providers and government databases around the […]

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GoDaddy Revokes Nearly 9,000 SSL Certificates “Software bugs end in revoke of almost 9,000 SSL certificates” GoDaddy domain validation processes became compromised in the summer of last year as a software malfunction rendered multiple vulnerabilities to consumers. The bug was was implemented as part of a regular routine code change to improve certificate issuance processes. […]

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Beyond the CES Hype: No Easy Fixes for Security and Privacy Woes “No ease for privacy concerns at tech conference” Despite all the fancy new technology products showcased at the CES conference there was little reassurance of the security of currently existing ones. Experts have reached near consensus that software vulnerabilities in many internet connected […]

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Hacker group takes over Netflix Twitter account “Showcases the lack of security in twitter systems” A hacking entity by the name of “OurMine” has recently breached one of the Netflix twitter accounts (@netflix). After the initial hack, several tweets were sent out from the compromised account, including; “World Security is shit. We are here to […]

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Russian Hackers Run Record-Breaking Online Ad-Fraud Operation “Over 5 million stolen per day” Russian cybercriminals have been found to be responsible for a fraud operation that is conducted by posing as over 6,000 different big name websites and generating fake ad impressions. Among those affected are The Huffington Post, Fortune, Fox News, and ESPN. Cyberattack […]

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Here’s The Evidence Russia Hacked The Democratic National Committee “More evidence found by Crowdstrike” New Russian ties to the Democratic National Committee hacks have been observed by security researchers at Crowdstrike. One of the alleged telling signs is the maintenance of a hidden communication channel that allows for the continued theft of data after the […]

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‘Expect lots of data dump’ in coming days warns Twitter hacker group Legion “Hacks affecting senior members of Indian government and political party accounts” Rahul Gandhi, leader of the Indian Congress Party, was the victim of a Twitter hack in late November, with the hijacker posting obscene and offensive images and phrases on his account. […]

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‘Expect lots of data dump’ in coming days warns Twitter hacker group Legion “Hacks affecting senior members of Indian government and political party accounts” Rahul Gandhi, leader of the Indian Congress Party, was the victim of a Twitter hack in late November, with the hijacker posting obscene and offensive images and phrases on his account. […]

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Malware Hidden In Banner Ads Served Up To Millions “Popular sites unknowingly peddling malware in pixel banners” ESET researchers have been monitoring a strain of malware dubbed Stregano, which has recently been making the rounds through the web via image files offered as advertisements to unsuspecting users. The manipulation of alpha channels from the ‘ad’ […]

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Personal email is becoming less personal as hackers, government eye access “Stakes are higher than ever for data security” Privacy expert Claire Gartland has been warning of increased risks towards user data of electronic messaging services, most recently with her appearance on CNBC’s ‘On The Money.’ Under the context of the recent United States Presidential […]

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San Francisco Muni Says Server Data Not Accessed in Ransomware Hit “Ransom never considered to be paid” San Francisco Municipal authorities have released a statement on Monday indicating that its servers had not been breached by a hacking attempt. The potential cyber criminal responsible claimed 30GB of stolen data would be dumped from the agency […]

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Hospital info thief malware puts itself into a coma to avoid IT bods “Healthcare specifically targeted by new Trojan software” US healthcare organizations have growing concerns over a new malware that can avoid detection by activating a sleep mode for long periods of time. Security researchers project that several thousand groups since 2012 have been […]

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Software in Android Phones Can Send Data to China, Experts Warn “Secret backdoor allows for information comprise” Security firm Kryptowire has discovered a secret vulnerability in Android phone software that sends personal data to cybercriminals in China. Information that is sent to the unauthorized third-party is capable of collecting texts and even geographical location. Flaws […]

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412 Million FriendFinder Accounts Hacked “World’s largest Sex and Swinger network users exposed to cybercriminals” Last month hackers were able to successfully infiltrate AdultFriendFinder, Cams.com, and several other FriendFinder Networks sites, but the user information has yet to be released to the general public. The attack came from a local inclusion exploit, allowing the hackers […]

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Some Yahoo Employees Knew of Massive Hack in 2014 “Will create more concern in Verizon acquisition” Yahoo has now admitted that many employees were aware of a state-sponsored hacking attempt that resulted in a critical breach of its network. Personal information from at least half a billion accounts, what is considered to be the largest […]

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Tesco Acknowledges, Apologizes for Compromise of Over 40,000 Accounts “Cash stolen from about half of accounts accessed” One of the biggest hacking events on a bank in United Kingdom history occurred Monday, ending with nearly 40,000 accounts compromised according to Tesco CEO Benny Higgins. “Online criminal activity” was reported by the firm over the weekend, […]

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Network Breaches Are No Match for Veriflow

Based in San Jose, California, Veriflow provides a preventative solution for network administrators who worry about security vulnerabilities from change induced errors. The practical application of this service allows for network administrators who may not be knowledgeable in certain technologies to easily monitor changes in the network. Where Veriflow differs from its peers is the […]

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Unravel: The Future of Fast and Reliable Data Applications

Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Unravel is created by some of the brightest minds of the computer industry and academia. The firm has made huge strides in simplifying and hastening data application from some of the world’s largest apps by utilizing full-stack performance intelligence. This allows its users to eliminate unauthorized usage, designate resources most effectively, […]

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Liberian Hacking Attempts Cut Internet Access “October 21st attackers seem responsible” On November 3rd, continuous attacks from hijacked IoT devices were able to successfully bring down internet access to thousands of people. Some of the attacks were among the biggest ever seen, and targeted huge web companies such as Spotify, Twitter, and Reddit. New Study […]

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Website Security Flaw Places Millions at Risk “Website Platform Wix.com Vulnerable to XSS bug” Contrast Security research engineer Matt Austin has recently announced in a blog post that a severe vulnerability that can be exploited by adding a single parameter to any site created with Wix.com. This means that over 87 million websites and their […]

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‘Serious’ Windows Vulnerability Found by Google “Adobe have issued fix, Windows has yet to issue its own patch” Per Google’s new policy of exposing exploitative problems to the software creator, the firm has issued a public notice to Microsoft regarding sections of code that are capable of being appropriated by cyber criminals. The flaw, described […]

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A PREDATOR to Fight DNS Domain Abuse “Intended to block malicious domain registration” Princeton University, Google and several other institutions have been able to develop a program that will allow the detection and stop of bad actors that look to register domain names for malicious purposes. Details of the new Proactive Recognition and Elimination of […]

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Increasing ROI from Your Gartner Subscription

If you are a technology company selling to the data center, no doubt you are thinking about how industry analysts may be an important part of your marketing strategy and/or your product development strategy. Over the last ten years, consolidation has separated one analyst firm, Gartner Group, from the rest of the pack. With more […]

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Possible Hack from Recycled Phone Number Concerns Lyft Customers “Lyft’s login process seems to be to blame” Instead of a standard username and password, ride-hailing application Lyft registers its users with their mobile phone number. While this is convenient for many customers, the number can remain linked to that account, even if the subscriber changes. […]

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Chinese firm admits hacked products were behind Friday’s Internet Abnormalities “Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology vulnerabilities led to attack” Electronic component manufacturer based in China Hangzhou Xiongmai Technologies has conceded that hackers used its technologies to conduct a massive cyberattack on several substantial United States headquartered internet sites. Mostly known for its production on DVR’s and cameras […]

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Data Breach Affects 43 Million Web Host Consumers “Compromised records include passwords, email addresses and more” On Thursday San Francisoco web hosting firm Weebly will send notificaations to its users that over 40 million of their accounts had been compromised in the last eight months. Responsibility of the breach is still unknown, and the firm […]

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Reflektion is Redefining Online Shopping

Based in San Mateo, California, the future of eCommerce is based on the technology that Reflektion has been creating for online stores. By individualizing each online shoppers approach in real time, the firm is able to create a unique environment in which online distributors are able to market their products most effectively based on consumer […]

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Another Samsung Pay vulnerability discovered “Security concerns pile on safety concerns” Samsung now faces critical failures in its security measures to prevent hacking. In August Salvatore Mendoza was able to exploit this security failure, monitor a payment transaction, and make a payment with the stolen information.  This news further damages the brand after news that […]

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UK Government Agencies Illegally Spied On Citizens For 17 Years “Senior judges rule against government and expose programs” The Investagory Powers Tribunal has investigated a complaint from the Privacy International organization. The Tribunal concluded that the collection that various British intelligence agencies had been engaged in- including the tracking of medical, tax, phone and web […]

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Vulnerabe IBM Code Pulled After Insistence From Security Experts “Potential to affect several versions of WebSphere” A researcher who was able to successfully exploit a proof of concept code able to affect WebSphere versions 7, 8, 8.5, and 9 was censored without major damages occurring. Maurizio Aggazini was cooperating with IBM to responsibly patch and […]

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PLUMgrid and Secure Cloud Infrastructure

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, PLUMgrid creates secure cloud infrastructure for both private and public spheres. Company leadership is headed by industry veteran Larry Lang, the former CEO and president of QuoromLabs, which provides a ‘disaster recovery’ service for cloud based services. Lang oversaw serious revenue generation for the firm, proving his highly capable leadership. PLUMgrid […]

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Meet the Future of Data Stream Processing

Data Artisans is a Berlin based startup focused on data stream processing. Their product, Apache Flink, is the Big Data industries next big innovation in large scale data batch analysis, providing quick and reliable event processing in real time. Streaming data is collected and continually analyzed to ensure safe and productive environments for all industries […]

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A Security SSHowDowN:  IoT devices Targeted “Over a decade long vulnerability found and exposed’ The emerging Internet of Things market (IoT) connects WiFi networked devices that operate many different systems automatically. While this is an incredibly simplifying and innovative process, the security of these devices becomes critical as they are integrated into more and more […]

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Clinton Aide Email Dump from WikiLeaks “Messages to and from John Podesta released to public” Despite accusations of Russian influence of the United States presidential elections, WikiLeaks has gone ahead. Over 2,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta have been made public, creating negative press and attacks from political opponents on the former […]

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Meet the Data Integration Leader SnapLogic

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SnapLogic is a unified application and data integration platform service. Pre-built data integration greatly simplifies solving complex problems based on data of several different formats. Built for the modernized data center, SnapLogic supports cloud and big data architecture allowing customers to solve their problems faster and with greater efficiency. Guarav […]

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U.K. to Ban Apple Watch in Cabinet Meetings “Russian hacking attempts feared” U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has now restricted the use of Apple watches from government cabinet meetings, according to The Telegraph. Russian hacking attempts have become a leading concern for those worrying about the cybersecurity in the British government, fearing Russian hackers listening […]

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Following Snowden’s Legacy, Contractor Accused of Stealing NSA Files “Political motivations still unknown” Stock prices of NSA contractor Booz Allen Hamilton took a nosedive Friday as reports of one of its contractors leaked that a former employee had been charged with two felony accounts of theft of government property and unauthorized removal of classified documents […]

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Following Snowden’s Legacy, Booz Allen Contractor Charged with File Theft “Could face up to 11 years in prison” Former Booz Allen Hamilton employee Harold Thomas Martin III is accused by the Department of Justice of theft of government property and unauthorized removal of classified documents. Stock of the NSA contractor firm took a dip as […]

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Hack Claims from Guccifer 2.0 Denounced by Clinton Foundation “Widely believed to be political in motivation” Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who claims responsibility for the Democratic National Committee leaks that aimed to expose corruption within its ranks, claims to have breached the servers of the Clinton Foundation and attained documents that could be damaging to […]

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J&J Warns Hackers Can Infiltrate Insulin Pump “Caution advised to patients as cyber vulnerabilities seem possible” The insulin pumps in question retain a malfunction that could allow hackers to breach its defenses, causing an overdose of insulin. This news breaks while medical security remains of high concern following a series of stories that particular pacemakers […]

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Nearly Half of State Voter Registrations Attacked by Russian Hackers “Four were cracked, leaving speculation on security of upcoming election” As we covered in our last installment, cyber security threats from the Russians have been on the rise in this year’s voting season. We can see now that these fears may have some legitimacy, as […]

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FBI Investigate the Possibility of Russian Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones “Possible attacks by Russian hackers causing fear among the states as voting season comes into view” Several members of the Democratic National Committee have been asked for their cell phones for further examination after news of a potential hack on their devices […]

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Meet the Future of Edge Intelligence

FogHorn Systems, located in Mountain View, California, delivers real time “edge intelligence,” for industrial IoT (IIoT) data analytics.  Chief Executive Officer David King is a respected CEO in the industry, with prior successes as the co-founder and CEO of Proxim, Inc., which became the first publicly traded Wi-Fi firm (yes, ever) and pioneered WLAN. He […]

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Meet Our Client BlueData

Located in Santa Clara, California, BlueData simplifies Big Data deployment with its Epic™ platform that helps companies put the infrastructure in place to deploy Big Data apps that offer the insights and solutions their customers need. The Company is led by industry veteran Kumar Sreekanti, former Vice President of R&D at VMware and co-founder of […]

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By the 10Fold Security Team Hating the Wait Just Got Worse Hacking into 911? A new found flaw could take low life hackers another step lower…. We all despise bad hold music—but that might ring especially true if you’re on hold after suffering a concussion, ingesting poison or requiring stitches.  If you thought getting through […]

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Building Influence on Twitter

Recently we posted a few tips that covered the basics of growing your Twitter presence. This blog offers a few more ideas that will boost growth and build your influence. Use Nuvi, TrendKite, Zignal or Another Metric Tracking Application to Guide Your Strategy Metric applications are a convenient way to track how your audience is […]

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3 Easy Steps to Maintain an Effective Twitter Strategy

Have you been trying to grow your Twitter presence with little success? You are far from the first, and absolutely not the last, to face such a challenge. Not to worry friends, Twitter can be a confusing place to be. 10Fold has a few quick and simple tips to help you build a consistent and […]

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Veriflow Secures Series A Funding

By the 10Fold Big Data team Veriflow, a company that 10Fold recently launched out of stealth mode on April 5, 2016 with $2.9 million in initial investor funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense, recently announced their first round of funding. Coverage Highlights: Network World, Ben Kepes, […]

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3 Key Differences for a New PR Intern – A 10Fold Staff Experience Journey

“3 Key Differences for a New PR Intern” Growing up, I thought I knew what I wanted. I thought I wanted to be a front-of-the-line, hard news, breaking stories…journalist. Up until one year ago, I thought that I had everything figured out. After truly seeing a glimpse of the unglamorous and tiring world that is […]

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Happy 4th of July from the 10Fold Team!

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that’s made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices. Scammers are spreading JavaScript malware disguised as a Facebook comment tag notification. The Threat Group […]

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Barefoot Networks Launches Out of Stealth

By the 10Fold Enterprise Team Barefoot Networks approached 10Fold to develop a strategy to launch the company out of stealth and showcase its industry-changing networking switch technology. 10Fold designed a plan for Barefoot from start to finish, incorporating exclusive media pitching to secure business press feature coverage, tech press outreach, press release development, targeted analyst […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A remote desktop access service called GoToMyPC was hacked this weekend and is urging all users to immediately change their passwords; The number of network infections generated by some of the most prolific […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Russian police have arrested 50 members of an alleged cyber-crime ring that stole more than 3 billion rubles ($45 million) from banks, the country’s biggest ever crackdown on financial hackers. Newly discovered malware […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Security researchers at Sophos say that the Myspace hack could be the largest data breach of all time, easily topping the whopping 117 million LinkedIn emails and passwords that recently surfaced online from […]

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Mobile Marketing to Millennials Is Racing, Are You Keeping Up?

As soon as cell phones were able to surf the web, it was not long until companies began taking advantage of what has become a fantastic marketing opportunity! Mobile Marketing is more than just a fad, it’s a marketing channel that is here to stay. A recent Smart Insights article clearly shows how big of […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: On Wednesday afternoon, LinkedIn users received an email titled “Important information about your LinkedIn account,” describing the massive 2012 hack and what the company is doing about it. A recently patched Adobe Flash […]

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Are You Hip Enough to Connect with the New Generation of Customers?

In the world of business it’s easy to lose inter-generational communication, a fact that seriously hurts your ability to reach each different generation of consumers. So before you try to market your next project, keep these simple tips in mind. Marketing 101: Know who you want to sell too! Seems like a no-brainer, right? Before […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Hackers appear to have made off with the equivalent of $2 million in digital currencies from Gatecoin, according to a notice posted on the exchange’s website. The cyberattack that knocked hundreds of school […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Kansas Heart Hospital was hit with a ransomware attack. It paid the ransom, but then attackers tried to extort a second payment. A Critical Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Qualcomm Secure Execution […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: DNI head James Clapper told a Washington audience Wednesday that the intelligence community is grappling with the “internet of things” — devices and appliances that can be wirelessly connected to the web and […]

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Veriflow Launches Out of Stealth

By the 10Fold Big Data Team: On April 5, Veriflow, an emerging network breach and outage prevention company, announced it was coming out of stealth mode with $2.9 million in initial investor funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. The new software, designed for CISOs, network architects, […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Another data set from the 2012 LinkedIn hack, which contains over 100 million LinkedIn members’ emails and passwords, has now been released. Washington US District Judge Robert Bryan has thrown out Mozilla’s request […]

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Attention Skeptics: Why B2B Marketers Should Worship the World of Mobile Marketing

By Sophorn Chhay In the infinitely interesting words of industry experts, mobile marketing movement is inevitable, so says industry experts. We’re all moving onward together towards digital excellence, but as the march continues, there are those who are sprinting forward and others who are falling behind. Why? It all comes down to confidence in and understanding of […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: SWIFT, the global financial messaging network that banks use to move billions of dollars every day, warned on Thursday of a second malware attack similar to the one that led to February’s […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Hackers are already exploiting a new critical vulnerability in Flash Player, and Adobe Systems is still working on the patch. Brian Krebs reported that Wendy’s investigation into a credit card breach uncovered […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Vanguard Cybersecurity owner David Michael Levin was charged with three counts of unauthorized access to a computer, network, or electronic device of a Florida county and released on $15,000 bond–the reason for […]

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How Home Technology Will Change the Future

By Kaitlin Krull Twenty-first-century life is dictated by technology in practically every way. From industry to education, from science to the arts, it’s ever present. One of the most fascinating things about technology is that it is always developing—and home technology is no different. By the time we wrap our minds around the latest gadgets […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Starting today Google will start sending out notifications to employees about a data breach that occurred at a third party company that they do business with for their benefit management services. Babycare […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Cybersecurity professionals warn that anyone with a personal email account might want to change their passwords following revelations of a massive cache of stolen usernames and passwords being offered for sale on […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Microsoft plans to retire support for TLS certificates signed by the SHA1 hashing algorithm in the next four months, an acceleration brought on by new research showing it was even more prone […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Cyber thieves have succeeded in stealing sensitive tax and salary information on employees at a dozen companies that use the payroll giant ADP. Researchers have discovered that a critical image processing library […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Computer scientists have discovered vulnerabilities in Samsung’s Smart Home automation system that allowed them to carry out a host of remote attacks, including digitally picking connected door locks from anywhere in the world. […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Today’s news sweeps revolve the data breach of Qatar National Bank and successful hack attempts of the iPhone via biometrics. Additionally, Symantec CEO Michael Brown will be stepping down from office, and research […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Yesterday, research surfaced showing how Waze, the Google-owned driving assistance app, has a vulnerability that would let hackers track users’ whereabouts unbeknownst to them. Mobile and IoT devices are still not a […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Netcraft researchers have discovered an extremely convincing Facebook phishing attack – the fraudsters made it look like the fake “Facebook Page Verification” form they’ve asked the victims to fill and submit is legitimate, […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Bangladesh Bank attackers used custom malware that hijacked SWIFT software – the malware deleted transaction records from the database and printed out altered SWIFT confirmation messages. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper […]

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Big Data  By 2020, businesses harnessing the power of Big Data should see $430 billion in productivity benefits over competitors not using data, according to International Institute for Analytics.  And today, most companies have the opportunity to bring Big Data to the bottom line. It is therefore not surprising that conversations about Big Data, data […]

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This Week in MarTech: Mobile Technologies and Contextual Marketing To Drive the Next Marketing Technology Wave

We’re observing some trends within the digital marketing industry that are already having an impact on budgets and resources – and will continue to in the future. Mobile technologies, contextual marketing and automation tools are altering the MarTech landscape sooner than we expected. Read on to keep yourself abreast of the latest insights from the […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Ransomware has become such a major threat to both consumers and enterprises that the United States and Canada recently issued a joint alert on this type of malware.  Cisco Systems has released […]

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Big Data  Previously confidential documents have shed light on just how much data the UK’s intelligence services have been sifting through for over a decade. The types of data gathered by the intelligence services are wide ranging – Privacy International which revealed the documents said the agencies had the potential to requisition medical records and […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: New information surfaces around the Bangladesh Bank heist that lead police to believe that the bank had no firewall. Australia has pumped $230m into their cyber security efforts and claims to be […]

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Big Data  According to Forbes, data has a lot of enemies – and the largest group of opponents might just be those of who have simply been forced fed too much media spin on the subject in the first place. The term Big Data has arisen to be defined as an amount of data that […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The European Commission has filed a formal antitrust complaint against Google and has accused the company of wielding its power as the world’s leading phone software supplier to impose its search and Web […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A new brand of malware called GozNym, is targeting business accounts at banks rather than the bank itself. New artificial intelligence platform offers 3x detection capabilities with 5x fewer false positives – […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: First, an anonymous twitter account found a way around having to pay ransomware. Security researcher Zach Straley exposed a way to permanently brick your iPhone. Cisco Talos Lab released a report that […]

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This Week in MarTech: Tech Giants Continue Acquisition Spree

According to a Gartner survey, 98% of marketers no longer see digital as a distinct approach from other marketing practices. Digital marketing is now the context for all marketing. Consequently, last week saw a spate of deals in the digital space, including IBM acquiring Bluewolf Group, one of the biggest independent services firms specializing in […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The British government will now allow immigration officials to hack refugees phones. A botnet took control of 4,000 Linux computers and forced them to blast spam for over a year before the […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Adobe Systems released a security update for Flash Player to fix 24 critical vulnerabilities, including one that hackers have been exploiting to infect computers with ransomware over the past week. Yesterday, news […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Spear-phishing has increasingly become a tailored attacked vs the traditional method of a the mass attacks. The White House won’t support the anti-encryption bill, but has yet to publically state their position. […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  The entire Turkish citizen database has been leaked online, and the hack appears to be politically motivated. Microsoft released a 64-bit version of Windows 10 IoT Pro that is specifically designed for […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Trump luxury hotels have suffered a potential mass data breach. Details from the Panama Papers investigation revealed that all of the stolen data is now being hosted in the Amazon cloud. The […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Leaked documents dubbed the “Panama Papers” revealed financial schemes and offshore financing from some of the world’s most powerful people. The FBI has now promised to help unlock iPhones across the country, […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  On Thursday, the US Department of Defense announced the launch of a pilot bug-bounty program for DOD’s public-facing websites. Cyber criminals in different hemispheres of the globe are working together to improve […]

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BigDaddy Malware Variant Infects Multiple Internet Connected Vibrators

(By Stefanie Hoffman & Rick Popko) Dateline: April 1, 2016 — 10Fold has confirmed reports indicating that thousands of Internet connected vibrators have been penetrated by a malware attack believed to have been perpetrated by hackers sourced to China. The malware in question is believed to be a variant of the 2007 BigDaddy virus, which […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Hackers broke into the networks of the country’s top law firms who represent fortune 500 companies and Wall Street banks; no confirmation of what data has been stolen, but expert warn this could […]

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Press Release: 10Fold Receives National Honor at the PRWeek Awards

10Fold’s work for its client Bitglass earned honorable mention in Technology Campaign of the Year category for 2016. The “Where’s Your Data?” campaign faced stiff competition from business-to-business and consumer campaigns from all over the country and after being named a finalist the team came home with some hardware (even if it wasn’t first, it’s […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A new sneaky form of malware can be found on USB devices. This week, personal data from thousands of foreign nationals living in Thailand was leaked and appeared on the dark web. Six […]

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What’s New in App Development #2

Your regular digest of “What’s New in App Development” gathered and collected by the 10Fold Enterprise, Mobility & Telecom Practice Team. Big items to consider: A recent TechTarget story highlights the evolution of network platform requirements as more and more devices – from cars to shipping containers – become connected. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission […]

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This Week in MarTech: The Inevitable Move Towards Mobile Marketing

With more than seven billion mobile devices worldwide and 1.8 billion smartphones in use (a 25% increase in the past year alone), we can’t over-emphasize the fact that the adoption of mobile devices is still accelerating. We are witnessing a clear shift towards a mobile-first world; this change creates both opportunities and new challenges for […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in Apple devices that allow hackers to bypass the System Integrity Protection (SIP). A security researcher has claimed that CCTV software may be at fault for credit […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Kentucky hospital falls victim to ransomware attack, hospital declared an internal state of emergency. Uber is offering a $10k ‘bug-bounty’ program to encourage people to find the flaws in the Uber software. […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 43

Big Data  For big data technologies like Hadoop and Spark, complexity remains a major barrier for their adoption. BlueData’s software makes it easier to deploy big data infrastructure and applications. Today, BlueData is launching the latest release of its EPIC software platform, which introduces several security and other upgrades to provide a smoother Big-Data-as-a-Service experience. […]

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Big Data  Researchers have been devoting enormous energies to finding biological markers that make psychiatric diagnosis more objective.  One of the goals of computational psychiatry is to draw connections between symptoms and causes, regardless of diagnoses. However, many symptoms are shared amongst numerous conditions, and multiple conditions often occur together. To deal with this complexity […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A team of security researchers has discovered a way to decrypt an iMessage with a photo stored on the iCloud backup system by guessing the underlying 64 digits in the encryption key. Last […]

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Big Data  Google’s Sidewalk Lab has teamed up with the U.S Secretary of Transportation to tackle one of the United States most troubling issues: traffic. The two organizations will work together on a big data traffic monitoring and analysis system called “Flow,” which is expected to be commercialized as a software product. The system will […]

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Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A google report identified how many sites still don’t use any security features. Security researchers have identified that there is new malware that can now infect apple devices that aren’t even jailbroken. A […]

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Big Data  AEG Live, the production company that puts on the Coachella music festival,  is working with app developer Aloompa to create an iOS app and Android app for the upcoming festival. Aloompa hopes that when Coachella-goers have opened the app and their Bluetooth is turned on, the company’s beacon technology can track their location […]

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A travelers tale: Writing and Storytelling in Morocco

Last October I stepped out of my frenetic, overcommitted “real life” to embark on a 10-day writing and storytelling trek in Morocco. Our group convened in Marrakech and then traveled to the village of Moulay Idriss, at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, to learn the art of storytelling at the feet of Haj, one […]

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What’s New in App Development #1

Your regular digest of “What’s New in App Development” gathered and collected by the 10Fold Enterprise, Mobility & Telecom Practice Team. Big items to consider: WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, recently announced app updates and mobile platform changes as it celebrates its 7th anniversary. Apple may also be getting us closer to making the term, […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 39

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  With the Star Wars craze of the last year, TechCrunch has taken a completely different approach to fan theories surrounding the series, wondering, “How much data do they need to manage in the […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 58

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The US DoJ is now pressuring WhatsApp for access to a series of encrypted messages. Security professionals are being urged to look into how to better use their security solutions. As more and […]

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This Week in MarTech: Future of MarTech, Mobile Marketing, and Omnichannel

As venture capitalists continue to invest heavily in MarTech, we see their viewpoints on this space in three different write-ups last week. Foundation Capital’s Ashu Garg recently released a whitepaper predicting the coming decade to be the Decade of the CMO with marketing technology spend increasing 10x to make MarTech a $120 billion industry in the next […]

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Guest Blog: Messaging apps to evolve in 2016

Source: Written by JBTechDiary – Exclusive for 10Fold Due to the continuing evolution of mobile technologies, messaging apps have become more than, well, just messaging applications. They are now tools that connect people and businesses faster, efficiently, and more effectively. For the last couple of years, famous messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, Snapchat, […]

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Press Release: 10Fold Hosts Sixth Annual Security Never Sleeps Event at RSA Conference 2016

More Than 75 Attendees Engaged in Cybersecurity Discussion; Key Trends From Cybersecurity Experts Revealed During Live Panel SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 8, 2016) – 10Fold, a leading North American public relations firm for B2B technology companies, hosted its sixth annual Security Never Sleeps event during last week’s 2016 North American RSA tradeshow. More than […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 38

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Data scientists are in high demand, and at the same time they are in short supply. This is due to data science being a relatively new field, and universities are only just starting […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 57

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The Obama Administration has announced that Iranian hackers were responsible for the cyber-attack against the New York dam. Adobe has released an emergency patch for the Flash media player that fixes two dozen […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 56

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Nearly all big banks in Australia and New Zealand are being targeted by malware that makes victims think they are locked out of the app and tricks them into entering their credentials directly […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 55

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Cancer treatment provider 21st Century Oncology Holdings has warned 2.2 million patients and employees that their sensitive data may have been stolen in a cyberattack. Home Depot Inc agreed to pay at least $19.5 million […]

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4 Unconventional (But Awesome) Tech Company Benefits

Employee benefits are commonly acknowledged as a major factor in the decision to apply or take a job with a business. Over 57% of applicants say that benefits are critical in whether they accept a job or not. With this in mind, employers will generally use extra perks to find and keep the best workers. […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 54

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A hacker accessed the UC Berkeley financial system that holds 80,000 records of students and alumni. Researchers revealed that more than 300 apps in the google play store have hidden porn clicker Trojans. […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 37

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Despite the growing amount of data in our world, many companies struggle to turn that data into valuable insights because of the lack skilled data scientists. IBM aims to offer a solution through […]

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Five Best Practices for Building Customer Champions

Here at 10Fold we understand the importance of building customer champions to support our client’s marketing and PR programs. Working with customers to support PR efforts can be tricky, so our VP, Fran Lowe, shares her best practices for turning customers into champions for the Company. Let the customer know PR opportunities often have mutual […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 52

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The top cybersecurity officer in the federal Office of Personnel Management resigned Monday, just two days before she was scheduled to testify before a House panel that is continuing to investigate last year’s […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 36

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  In a two-part series about how technology is helping companies reach gender equality, Kieran King, Global Vice President of Loyalty Strategy at Skillsoft, is interviewed in Forbes about how Big Data is helping […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 51

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Researchers have found vulnerabilities in wireless keyboards and mice that could allow attackers to take control of them from up to 100 meters away. The IRS has reported a 400% increase in phishing […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 35

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Forbes details PBS’s latest documentary, “The Human Face of Big Data,” about the collection and analysis of data to predict the onset of potentially deadly infection in premature babies. This collection and analysis […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 50

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A new Android Trojan named Xbot, is capable of stealing banking information and remotely locking the device and then requesting a ransom to release the data from external storage. Linux mint forum users […]

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Understanding MarTech Nuances from Industry Veterans

Increasing customer expectations, rapid technology innovations, and the evolving global business landscape has made marketing one of the most dynamic disciplines in the world. Marketers constantly have to strive for a complete understanding of their audience as well as their preferences, in order to interact effectively and drive prospects toward conversion. This mandates delivering engaging […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 49

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Apple is opposing a judge’s order to help the FBI break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters, calling the directive “an overreach by the U.S. Government.” A function performing […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 48

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A California hospital has been held hostage by hackers demanding a $3.6m ransom. Nasdaq has announced that later this year it will record all stockholders voices on its own blockchain system for companies […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 34

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Big data is going to continue to grow and that means the need for more big data-skilled employees. Companies cannot wait for college students to graduate with their PhD in data science, they […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 33

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Big Data is transforming the way we view medicine by means of clinical trials and studies. Clinical trials work by testing how well a treatment works and identifying any side effects. However, these […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 32

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics. Forbes has put together a list of 35 free data sets for anyone […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 47

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Evidence points to Russian culprit in the cyber attack on the Ukraine power grid and now new information leads officials to believe that the same software has been found in large Ukrainian mining […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 46

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Identity thieves attempted to steal the E-File PINS that are used to file tax returns, around 464,00 social security numbers were involved. Cisco has patched a critical vulnerability that could allow hackers to […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 31

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  To finance big data initiatives, businesses need to invest in tools or services such as software or malware. Companies may also need to invest in new staff members which can increase costs dramatically. […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 45

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The private health information of more than 91,000 Medicaid clients were compromised when an investigation found a data breach that involved two state employees in Washington. Camtasia, uTorrent, and a large number of other […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 30

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  The Zika virus is forecasted to effect four million people in the next year as it spreads across America. Big Data and analytics might be the saving grace to the outbreak as they […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 29

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  The big data industry now has many markets for the various categories of products and services that make up the industry. Data Vendors are the companies that sell raw material of pure, unadulterated […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 44

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A state-sponsored hack has published contact info for 20,000 FBI employees after making a public threat on twitter. A new bank hack allows attackers to make unlimited ATM withdrawals. Paris Uber has blacked […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 28

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  In InformationWeek’s weekly Big Data roundup,  articles surrounding how sensors, tablet devices, and other technologies are helping sports teams uncover insights that can improve their performance on the field. Also included was Tableau’s […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 43

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Palo Alto Networks found a backdoor malware that monitors and saves everything you do in Skype. Russian hackers accessed the Russian regional bank and moved the ruble-dollar rate more than 15%. A EU-US […]

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Super Bowl Technology Mishaps And Real Time Rescues

By Steve Wilkes – Crunch Network Contributor The Super Bowl is the crowning glory of sports in the United States, but it hasn’t been without it’s mishaps. They aren’t the last minute fumbles, missed field goals, or obvious interceptions either. They’re those unfortunate outside incidents that stopped or changed the course of the game. In many cases, […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 27

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Opensourcer MapR has been granted a patent for technology to reliably herd big data. The Hadoop company claims their architecture would safeguard “against data loss with optimized replication techniques and tolerance for multiple […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 42

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: TaxSlayer LLC has now confirmed that hackers have stolen information from 8,800 customer accounts. Security researcher Mikko Hypponen has published an online library of the complete history of malware. MIT has claimed that […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 26

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)’s recent survey, Big Data Insights, is examined by CIO Magazine. Of the 402 respondents, 51 percent reported having a big data project in place today, yet another […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 41

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Top lawmakers are concerned that the IRS outage might have been caused by a hacker. 20 million accounts on Alibaba’s site have been exposed to potential attackers. According to a new survey, the […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 40

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: An EU watchdog said on Wednesday it needed time to study a new EU-U.S. agreement on data transfers to determine whether the United States was committed to limiting intelligence surveillance of Europeans. Charles Harvey […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 25

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  With the Super Bowl just around the corner, it has been a hot topic in the news. The integration of big data into the game has started to make drastic differences when it […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 23

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Businesses that use software to collect data are vulnerable to cyber risks. According to a new report by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), companies are urged to follow the ‘security-by-default […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 38

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: HSBC blames the banking outage on a DDoS attack and claims that everything is fine, contrary to what the customers believe. OpenSSL cryptographic code library suffered a high-severity vulnerability that allowed attackers […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 24

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Today at the LegalTech Conference in NYC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a new software called HPE Investigative Analytics. This software helps businesses to identify risk and prevent fraud. It is geared towards financial […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 39

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Twelve Chicago area restaurants have been comprised by a malicious program installed on their payment processing devices. The security firm responsible for finding the ‘cesspit’ vulnerability on eBay’s global sales platform has […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 37

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: HSBC has been hit by a cyber attack causing its personal banking website and mobile application to shut down, only weeks after a systems failure that left thousands of its customers without access […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 22

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Within the last couple of years, every industry is starting to look to big data to help add business value. Colleges and universities, have begun to link disparate information from across campus. However, […]

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The Latest on Enhancing Omnichannel, Internet of Things and Marketing Efficiencies

Marketing has increasingly come to be dependent on data for actionable insights that deliver results. A user-friendly way of handling new, fresh data – the different lead scenarios and account details – can prove to be quite a transformative agent. Strong data promises to do just this, and more. Read below for guidance on leveraging […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 21

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Many operators within the food industry are using some sort of data to make business decisions. Specifically, multiunit operators already have access to the tools needed to put their big data to work […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 20

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  InformationWeek spoke with Informatica’s new CEO, Anil Chakravarthy. He talks about his journey to becoming CEO and receiving the board’s approval. He also went over trends that he predicts for 2016. Chakravarthy believes […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 36

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Israel’s Electricity Authority experienced a serious hack attack that officials are still working to repel- though they have identified the virus and the software to neutralize it. A security breach discovered at software […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 35

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Security researchers have found that nearly all versions of the Magento e-commerce platform allows hackers to embed malicious JavaScript code insider customer registration forms on millions of e-commerce sites. A symantec partner has […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 19

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data   Every industry has been affected by big data in one way, or another. The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers daily which has sparked their operators to turn to advanced […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 18

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  InfoWorld highlights big-data vendor, Talend, which is following in the footsteps of two of the hottest  open-source technologies in big data — Hadoop and Apache Spark. Talend provides integration technologies for big data, […]

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Happy (Early) Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day (DPD), held every January 28 and coordinated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), is an international effort highlighting “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.” DPD provides an opportunity for you to re-enforce these themes within your organization to improve privacy awareness. With the upcoming DPD in mind, here’s a quick […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 33

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: A company that supplies audio-visual and building control equipment to the US Army, the White House, and other security-conscious organizations built a deliberately concealed backdoor into dozens of its products that could […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 17

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  The Huffington Post compared the massive onslaught of data coming from digital sources to the Gold Rush, noting that as a result of this ever-expanding abundance of data, big data is increasingly the […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 16

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Big data continues to be an anti-trust issue after the European Union’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager argued that data by tech firms, most notably those with US headquarters, are competitively harmful. Vestager believes […]

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Surprisingly, Deep Tech Changes Everyday Life, Not Just Big Business

The term deep tech may be intimidating, especially to those of us that just finished our education and are tip toeing into the technology industry. Many of you may be thinking applications of deep technology are far removed from our daily lives. You may be surprised to know that we all benefit from deep tech […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 15

 Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Information Week’s Roundup of the last week focuses on both Microsoft R Updates and IBM’s Fraud-Detection Analytics. This week, Microsoft announced the rebranding of its R servers and development tools under the Microsoft […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 32

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Amazon will officially launch is “replenishment” service that will launch on Tuesday. A new linux malware has been discovered that takes a screenshot every 30 seconds. Lastly, two informative articles about the […]

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CES Takeaways, Programmatic Advertising and the Rise of MarTech

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas sets the table for the year in technology, encompassing the raw potential from innovation, major bets from industry titans, and the opportunity to see the future before it happens. More than 170,000 attendees were on hand to see the latest and greatest AV, automotive, and computing technologies—from unique IoT […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 31

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  As devices and things get more connected, privacy becomes harder to achieve. Forbes points out the age of data in corporate culture and how some companies are monitoring bathroom use and healthcare […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 30

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  New information released on the Hyatt data breach shows that 250 hotels worldwide and 100 US hotels were infected with the point of sale malware from July all the way to December […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 29

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  The US Intelligence director’s email has been hacked by the same person who claims to have hacked the CIA directors email a few months ago. As of today Silk Road is officially […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 28

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  A Google researcher discovered critical flaw in TrendMicro that allows hackers to view all contents of a password manager program. Forbes has recently instituted a policy that visitors must turn off ad […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 27

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  GM has quietly started a program that allows hackers to submit any vulnerabilities they may find within the vehicles. Christopher Mims of The Wall Street journal published an opinion piece on how […]

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Marketing Technology 2016 Predictions

2015 marked another major year of advancement for marketing technology. The space is rapidly maturing andmoney continues to flow in from the VC community. As the trend will no doubt continue, 2016 will be even more dynamic as the space continues to evolve and mature. The next 12 months will prove crucial for businesses making a […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 13

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Forbes interviewed the chief data scientist at Whitepages.com and picked his brain about what data scientist really do.  The FTC is concerned about how companies are using their big data. FTC has warned in […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 26

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  President Obama and top security officials plan to meet in Silicon Valley to decide how tech can help play a role in disrupting the path to radicalization and identify recruitment patterns, as […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 12

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  The managing editor at Datanami recently wrote about the milestones that big data has gone through from 2006 to 2016.  InformationWeek compiled a list of their 11 favorites people on Twitter that are […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 25

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Time Warner Cable says up to 320,000 passwords may have been stolen through a phishing attack that infected their system with malware. A research project funded in 2013 found out that attacks […]

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All I Want For Christmas Is…

By Sheryl Anderson – Account Associate in Security and Storage When I joined 10Fold Communications, I was delighted to hear employees are given two charitable activity days each year to volunteer and represent our company in philanthropy, team building and a chance to start the day thinking about someone else. Channeling the Force like a Jedi While out of […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 11

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Companies are finding that big data projects are becoming too time consuming and costly. Data Informed wrote an article breaking down some key requirements that companies should follow to make the most out […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 24

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Hackers have completed the first-ever power outage sourced from malware within the power grid, the hacking group responsible is still unknown. Security flaw in Comcast’s Xfinity Home Alarm System allows anyone with […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 23

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  3.3 million records have been stolen from the Hello Kitty fan database. Justice department opens investigation into Uber database breach that was reportedly done by the Lyft’s technology chief. Security researcher has […]

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3 Tips to Excel at What You Do

Staying on top of your game can be a tricky task for many people in the fast-paced field of Public Relations. Moving at a rapid pace and constantly evolving, getting and staying on top in the field is much easier said – than done. Here is a quick list of pointers to help you get […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 10

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Forbes has collected data from International Institute for Analytics (IIA), Forrester, IDC and Gartner and has created their own predictions for big data analytics and cognitive computing.  IBM is finishing up the year […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 22

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  The European Union announced they will begin implementing harsh rules and penalties for large companies who violate privacy laws. Researchers have found another vulnerability in the Target gift registry that exposes customer […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 21

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  U.K. police have arrested a man in response to the 4.9 million account data information stolen during the Vtech hack. A security researcher has found that an antivirus Mac app has exposed […]

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10Fold Reveals Seven Largest Data Breaches of 2015

Close to 200 Million Personal Records Breached Around the World News reports about the seven largest data breaches, which are listed below, indicated that each of the attacks affected more than five million users. 10Fold selected these data breaches based on independent research and review of third-party resources such as ID Theft Resource Center and […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 20

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Twitter is beginning to warn users of a possible state-sponsored hack. Anonymous has claimed responsibility in the European space agency record breach. Next Tuesday 190 countries will meet to discuss how the […]

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3 Key Qualities of Leadership

Many understand the advantages of a good leader, but few truly understand what it takes to be an effective and motivating director. This is related not only to success in work, but to one’s personal aspirations as well. Three qualities of compelling leaders are: Exceptional Communication Skills Communicating effectively with your team clearly illustrates your […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 19

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  The cyber-security start up enSilo has found a vulnerability in many anti-virus products including AVG Internet Security 2015, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise version 8.8 and Kaspersky Total Security 2015. A report from Digital […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 9

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  A look at the past and future of big data.  IT Pro Portal lists 2016 predictions.  Inward Point tracks the environmental effects of its organized events. Their big data approach is measuring the impact of […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 18

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Not too much on the news front today, but a great article about the challenges of IoT in The Wall Street Journal. Malvertising is now effecting popular news sites. Companies are beginning […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 8

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  CRN  released their list of the 10 coolest big data startups of 2015.   Here are five big data metaphors that either hit the mark or are very far off.  According to reports, about […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 17

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Morgan Stanley is now suspecting that Russian Hackers could be at fault for the leaked customer data. ‘The Independent’ blog has been hacked and redirects all visitors to a page that gives […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 7

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  An overview of some of the common industry misconceptions.  There were several stories surrounding the big data software company, Platfora, and their latest round of funding ($30M) disclosed on Tuesday. Their total is […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 16

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Dropbox is pulling two of its free apps and focusing on paid data storage. Vulnerabilities have been found in gas detectors in factories and could lead to a hacker remotely sabotaging the […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 6

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  An overview of some of the common misconceptions that people believe about big data.  Big data is entering the commercial real estate market, which is seen as one of the most lucrative businesses […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 15

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Obama has asked for help from tech firms and law enforcement to intercept encrypted communication between terrorists in an address given late Sunday night in the oval office. FireEye has discovered yet […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 14

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  The latest data breach hit Wetherspoon British pub group that potentially affecting around 650,000 people.  Microsoft claimed a victory over the Dorkbot botnet with assistance from the DHS and FBI. Australia will […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 5

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Oracle has come out with their top 10 2016 predictions for the year. Information Age came out with the a top 8.  Social networking is blowing up everywhere. A new exhibit in London is exploring […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 13

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  Target reached another data breach settlement for MasterCard for $39m to settle claims brought by MasterCard and other class action suit members. China says that an investigation into the OPM breach relevels […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 12

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider:  A Symantec researcher reports support scams are getting more aggressive as they are now using Nuclear exploit kits to distribute ransomware. The VTech security breach that exposed the data of 6.4 million […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 4

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  Tech Target’s 2015 Annual IT Salary and Career Survey shows that business Intelligence and big data professionals are relatively upbeat about their current positions and their prospects for the future.  Since big data […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 11

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: VTech educational toys have been hacked and 5m children had their information and potentially pictures stolen. Researchers have discovered an ongoing phishing campaign that is using Dropbox as a delivery platform. A new […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 10

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: VTech confirms their Learning Lodge app store was breached leaving 4.8 million records compromised. Paysafe Group confirms user accounts were compromised, information for 3.6 million Neteller accounts and 4.2 million Skrill users were […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 3

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data  eWeek presents 8 helpful big data tips that will be beneficial to the organization and the overall process of using big data in a meaningful way. Big data security has been a topic […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 9

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Hilton hotel has released a statement saying they have suffered a security breach that leaked customer financial information. The U.S. Air Force is looking into how classified data found its way into a […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 2

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants a better understanding of how big data is used in the retail general insurance sector. IBM is putting its Watson super computer to use to help shoppers hunt […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 8

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: No breaking news today, just a collection of industry articles. Wired published another article on the vulnerability of medical devices. Black Friday shoppers face point-of-sale malware. A security researcher claims that United Airlines […]

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10Fold – Big Data Business Insights – 1

Your daily digest of “All Things Big Data” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Big Data Practice team. Big Data A survey of 187 IT pros is proving that the 60 year old machine, a mainframe, has enough strength to beat the best mid-range cluster at big data. The use of big data […]

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Kelsey Dannels

Kelsey is an intern at 10Fold Communications. In May of 2015 she received her Bachelor of Science from University of Oregon (Go Ducks!) majoring in Journalism with a focus on Public Relations and a minor in Business. She has had previous internships that involved business/sales and event management. While at Oregon, during her last year […]

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Sadie Albers

Sadie Albers is an Account Associate in the security practice at 10Fold. Prior to her time at 10Fold she worked as the Public Affairs Intern at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from California State University, Fullerton and is currently pursuing her MBA at Chapman University. In her […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 7

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Starwood hotels admits that a data breach has resulted in the theft of customers financial information. Victims of the Patreon site hack are now being subjected to hackers demanding bitcoin in exchange […]

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How Tinder is using data to make your right swipes count

To combat overzealous swipers, Tinder has turned to a new tool for analyzing data. Mobile dating app Tinder is not always thought of as a wholesome place to find a date, but even it has some unwritten rules. And when users break them, Tinder takes action—sometimes by analyzing data. For example, some users swipe right […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 6

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Starwood Hotels reports a data breach in some of its hotel’s point-of-sale system that left customer payment information exposed. LinkedIn has patched a persistent XSS vulnerability found by researcher Rohit Dua. Google’s VirusTotal will […]

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The 49ers Test Qylur’s Magic Machine That May Fix Airport Security

Wired Magazine – 11.18.15 – By Alex Davies – Author Levi’s Stadium is a technological marvel and one of the most sophisticated sports stadiums in the world. That makes sense, given that the new home of the San Francisco 49ers football team sits in the heart of Silicon Valley. The Wi-Fi network, some 600 access […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 5

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Google is now adding support to Apples OS-X based malware, VirusTotal will help identify malware using sandboxes. A new banking malware called Dyreza is targeting online holiday shoppers. NSA revealed they are […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 4

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Anonymous not only launched a campaign to take down the sites of known ISIS involvement, they published a how-to guide for anyone who wants to help hack ISIS. Microsoft spent $1b to […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 3

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: According to research by ACI Worldwide, online fraud rates are likely to rise during the holiday shopping season. The British government announced it will spend $250 million to fund cybersecurity startups, and […]

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Kyra Tillmans

Kyra is an intern at 10Fold Communications.  Four years ago she came to California as an International Student.  In May of 2015 she received her Associates Degree in Language Arts from Las Positas College. During her 3 years at Las Positas she was an active member within several campus groups.  She was a member of  the school’s intercollegiate speech […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 2

Your daily digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: Anonymous reveled it has been targeting ISIS extremist since the Charlie Hebo attack, they plan to continue to hack the extremist group and provide the information they find to the collective intelligence agencies. […]

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It’s Way Too Easy to Hack the Hospital

Firewalls and medical devices are extremely vulnerable, and everyone’s pointing fingers By Monte Reel and Jordan Robertson | November 2015 from Bloomberg Businessweek In the fall of 2013, Billy Rios flew from his home in California to Rochester, Minn., for an assignment at the Mayo Clinic, the largest integrated nonprofit medical group practice in the […]

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10Fold – Security Never Sleeps – 1

Your weekly digest of “All Things Security” gathered, collected and researched by your very own 10Fold Security Practice team. Big items to consider: The Dark Web reveled thousands of Comcast customer login information, even though Comcast is claiming it has not suffered a breach. FBI is still stating the most efficient way to regain control […]

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3 Implications of the 2015 Business Wire Media Survey

PR media relations is beginning the next step in its evolution, and the four biggest implications can be seen in the 2015 Business Wire Media Survey. Prevalence of “Sexy Headlines” The advancement of technology and advertising methodology has put pressure on journalists to get clicks on their article using “Sexy Headlines,” which may be misleading […]

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The Importance of Maintaining Office Culture

What is office culture? You may hear the term thrown around quite a bit, usually referring to the environment created by a business for its employees. But does it matter? As it turns out, it matters quite a bit. The trust a business places in an employee is tied to its success and the quality […]

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Recap: 10Fold Media SharkTank 2015

On October 15th, 10Fold hosted its 5th annual Media SharkTank event at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco, California. Eleven CEO’s from some of the most innovative start-up companies in the Bay Area pitched to our distinguished guest media judges from top business press, such as: Financial Times VentureBeat Business Insider Huffington Post Silicon Valley Business […]

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10Fold CEO Gives Back to Alma Mater in Kansas

10Fold CEO, Susan Thomas, visited her alma mater, Emporia State University in Kansas Thursday night to lead a discussion for the University’s annual Hayes Lecture Series on the power of the individual. Several hundred attendees heard Susan’s story of self-perseverance and the trials and hurdles of leaving Kansas, starting a family, enduring breast cancer and […]

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Datos IO Emerges From Stealth and Raises $15.25 Million in Funding

Deliver Industry-First Recovery Platform for Scale-Out and Cloud Database The company was founded by former Data Domain (EMC), Veritas and IBM Research veteran Tarun Thakur, CEO, and Dr. Prasenjit Sarkar, CTO, who spent more than 15 years at IBM Research. Datos IO received $2.75 million in oversubscribed Seed funding and $12.5 million in oversubscribed Series […]

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Save The Date – October 15 – Judge Panel Unveiled

Pitch your story to the top broadcast and business press at the Annual Media SharkTank Charitable Event. SharkTank, now in its fifth year, allows Bay Area executives to “test” their business pitch with top members of the print, online and broadcast media.

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Current B2B Marketing Trends

traditional content marketing strategies no longer drive the engagement they used to

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Client Success Story – Reflektion – 10Fold Big Data

(By Kristina Richmann – 10Fold Big Data Practice) If you’re on the security team here at 10Fold, trend jacks – the art of hopping on breaking news offering our clients as experts for commentary and garnering coverage – are second nature. But for a security-turned-big data girl like myself, trend jacks are very far and […]

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Trainer Communications Changes Name to 10Fold; Opens New Southern California Office

New Branding Reflects Agency’s Growth in and Commitment to B2B Technology Public Relations SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Jun 10, 2015) – Trainer Communications, a full-service B2B technology public relations agency, announced today that it is changing its name to 10Fold. The new brand reflects the agency’s accelerated growth and client success in the B2B technology public relations space. Also today, the […]

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Client Coverage – USA Today – TrapX

Medical-device, IoT hacks spurring security software boom

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Client Coverage – Forbes – AppDynamics

AppDynamics Looks To Support The Rise Of Microservices Architectures

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10Fold Communicates ‘Deep Tech’ for B2B Stars

Usually spread across three offices, the whole team cozied up our “We Are 10Fold’s Welcome” on our 30th-floor San Francisco office

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From Trainer to 10Fold

To reflect the company’s continuous growth and client success, Trainer Communications has today rebranded itself as 10Fold.

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Michael Porter

Michael is an account associate at 10Fold Communications. Prior to joining 10Fold, he worked as a public relations assistant at SK Helsel & Associates, focusing on government and technology PR. Michael received a B.A. in Communications from the University of Arizona. A Bay Area native, he enjoys live music, and is a fan of the […]

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Welcome to Southern California!

“Riding the wave of this record-setting momentum, now is the time to break out of the niche boutique agency mold and redefine ourselves as a national leader in B2B technology public relations.” – Susan Thomas, CEO, 10Fold

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Steve Byford

Steve Byford is a senior account executive at 10Fold, focusing on our security, software and big data practices. Steve holds nearly eight years of public relations expertise – in both B2B and B2C – and has worked with global clients in the health care, mobile and high-tech markets. His favorite aspects about public relations include […]

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Welcome 10Fold

Although the name Trainer Communications has served us well for the past 20 years, we are ready to move to a name that has more meaning to the industry – and likely less brand confusion.

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Press Release: Trainer Communications Changes Name to 10Fold; Opens New Southern California Office

New Branding Reflects Agency’s Growth in and Commitment to B2B Technology Public Relations SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 10, 2015) – Trainer Communications, a full-service B2B technology public relations agency, announced today that it is changing its name to 10Fold. The new brand reflects the agency’s accelerated growth and client success in the B2B technology public […]

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Sights, Sounds and Trending Topics from RSA Conference

The RSA Conference is the security industry’s largest annual conference, and it did not disappoint this year and many of our clients were attending the show, we also hosted our 5th annual Security Never Sleeps event.

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RSA Conference 2015 – Security Never Sleeps: The State, Concerns and Ongoing Challenges of Cybersecurity Today

Enterprise security is Trainer’s biggest practice, so the RSA Conference in San Francisco is an important show for many of our clients. It’s also the site of one of Trainer’s biggest events of the year. At Lulu’s Café last week, just around the corner from Moscone Center, we invited leading CSOs, members of the press […]

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10 Tips for PR Interns and Recent Grads

With summer approaching fast, many college students and recent grads are embarking on their first internships and jobs in public relations. At Trainer Communications, many employees have started their careers from past internships and have worked their way up the ladder.  Here are ten tips accumulated from our past interns blogs and what we’ve learned: […]

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Stefanie Hoffman

Stefanie Hoffman is Senior Media Strategist and Lead Writer in 10Fold Security practice

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Trainer Communications Named Finalist in PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards

Trainer a finalist for this year’s 2014 PR Daily Media Relations Awards

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Internship Insight – Taking the first step

Hi, name’s Grace. I’m an intern at Trainer and loving every minute of it. I came to Trainer with a marketing and communications background (specifically social media, event coordination, and video production, if you’re curious). My last job encompassed public relations (PR) and eventually it became apparent that PR is the path I should take. So, I moved back to the Bay Area to develop my skills within the agency setting.

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Grace Nicolas

Grace Nicolas began her internship with 10Fold on September 2014. Prior to working at 10Fold, Grace began her career in marketing and communications by developing her skills in event coordination, videography, social media, public relations, and strategy and process development. She earned a Bachelors of Arts in Communications with a specialty in Public Relations from Sacramento […]

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Client Coverage – Xangati CIO – Leadership and Sports

Cricket can certainly teach any of us in business on how to be part of a team that has to perform in all conditions, with all the ups and downs that we can’t always control.

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Client Coverage – TechCrunch – AppDynamics

AppDynamics Extends APM Coverage To Native Mobile Apps

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Client Coverage – Barron’s – Kenandy

Tech Pioneer Kurtzig Revisits the Enterprise with Kenandy
Barron’s – TechTrader Daily – By Tiernan Ray, Columnist

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Justine’s Intern Experience Blog

Hi, my name is Justine Jordan and I had the opportunity to intern at Trainer Communications while I finished my last semester at San Jose State University. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in sociology and was excited to be hired on as an Account Associate at Trainer and […]

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The Modern Professional’s Hamlet Dilemma: To Read or Not to Read

Responding to the landslide of emails is a continuous process in our daily routine. Given the sheer volume of emails, one must learn to recognize which emails are worth opening and which are just spam.

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Trainer MetricsMatter Client Highlights Q2-2014

Trainers Client News and Coverage Highlights Q2

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Trainer Earns “Best Video” Award from PR Daily

The Qylur Security Systems Video is a PR Daily Winner, Featured on Huffington Post and a YouTube Hit.

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The Brilliant Machine That Could Finally Fix Airport Security

Australian fans pumped to see their team take on Spain during the first round of the World Cup were intrigued by the honeycomb-like machine that had replaced the standard manual search process at Arena de Baixada stadium in Curitiba, Brazil.

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Susan Thomas

Susan Thomas has provided marketing communications and public relations services for technology companies for more than 20 years. Susan founded Trainer Communications in 1995, which was renamed 10Fold Communications in 2015,  and has won dozens of awards for service excellence and innovation in PR, marketing communications, and video. Trainer Communications, has represented some of the largest […]

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Ross Perich

As Vice President at 10Fold Communications, Ross Perich has provided more than a decade of service to 10Fold, resulting in more than a dozen national awards for video projects, publicity campaigns, and marketing programs for clients representing industries including enterprise software, wireless, networking, and consumer technologies. Prior to joining 10Fold in 2000, Ross worked as an Associated […]

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Caitlin Haskins

I’m a technology public relations professional with a heart for community issues. When I’m not reading, running or chasing after my dog, I’m knee-deep in work for the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay or catching up with BBC crime dramas. Specialties: enterprise software, mobile, cloud services, telco/cable operators, public affairs, public advocacy, transportation, infrastructure, technology, […]

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Bart Tillmans

Bart Tillmans started consulting at 10Fold Communications in December of 2013 to head up marketing and client channel development projects. He joined 10Fold in September 2014 as VP of Marketing, Operations and Systems. He brings 2 decades of high-tech B2B marketing development experience in domestic and international positions to the 10Fold Communications services portfolio. His client side experience helps […]

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Are You Ready to Swim With the Media Sharks?

So take the plunge, make a splash, and test your best pitch on several real media “sharks” at the 2014 Media SharkTank on October 22

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In The News – AppDynamics – Funding Round

We worked with the AppDynamics leadership team on the strategy, timing, tactics and outreach for their large growth financing round. See the amazing coverage!

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Lucy and the Rise of Big Data

For the first time in more than a decade, I chose the movie, and my man and son came along willingly.

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Forget the 99% – it’s the 10% that’s critical

Sorry if the title is misleading! But with all the discussion over the last few years about the 99 percent, I wanted raise a different insight…

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Meet the Intern – Paige Shaw

At Trainer Communications we have been growing by leaps and bounds. Meet our Intern, Paige Shaw who is spending her summer with us in San Francisco. Interested in becoming an intern? We’re hiring!

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