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Aug 06
2014

Data Breach Response Planning 101

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Untagged 

Cinthia Pilar

Don’t think in terms of “if” you’ll suffer a data breach, but rather, “when.” Once you establish this mindset, it’s time for you to develop a response plan. After all, a security system that’s impenetrable has yet to be invented.

Aug 03
2014

Cyber Security Insurance Difficult for Business to Navigate

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

Cyber insurance is now booming, with about 50 carriers in the industry. An increasing number of companies have cyber insurance to protect against cyber crime. However, businesses claim it’s not easy to get adequate coverage.

Aug 02
2014

Business Identity Theft; Big Brands, Big Problems

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Untagged 

Cinthia Pilar

Cyber criminals go after brand names like vultures, infiltrating company websites, hijacking mobile applications and tainting online ads, among other tricks.

Aug 01
2014

Healthcare Establishing Customer Security Programs

Posted by Jessica Hurley in Untagged 

Jessica Hurley

Consumers really get stiffed when there’s a data breach, having to change their passwords, replace credit cards, and other bothersome tasks, not to mention the grief over stolen personal information.

Jul 29
2014

Make Information Security a Priority

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

Just about everyone has private information that should be protected. Let’s begin with something you’ve surely heard of: antivirus protection.

Jul 28
2014

Healthcare Providers: Customer Security is Good Marketing

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

Consumers are on red alert about sharing personal data with businesses, thanks to the widespread publicity of major data breaches. As a result, many consumers feel trapped when they know they must reveal personal information just to get basic quotes for healthcare services.

Jul 26
2014

Malware Can Hide in the Most Obvious Places

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

You never know when malware will bite. Even browsing an online restaurant menu can download malicious code, put there by hackers.

Jul 25
2014

How Law Enforcement Detects Breaches Before Victims Do

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Untagged 

Cinthia Pilar

Law enforcement agencies detect data breaches before businesses do because the former seeks evidence of the cyber crime, reports a networkworld.com article.

Jul 24
2014

Medical Identity Theft Can be Deadly

Posted by Jessica Hurley in Untagged 

Jessica Hurley

If you feel like you are starting to get the flu, going to the doctor’s office can get you some medicine and get you on the road to recovery. But, there’s no pill or surgery that can protect you from medical identity theft—which can kill you. Literally. The thief who steals your identity doesn’t mean to kill you; he just wants to obtain free medical care on your dime.

Jul 23
2014

Beware of Flight MH17 Facebook Scams

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

How low can scammers go? The latest is phony Facebook profiles that use identities of deceased victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17—claiming their credit cards were stolen from the crash debris.

Jul 12
2014

Being in Sync means your Data is safe

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

What is data synchronization? This technology synchronizes data between two or more computers and/or the cloud and automatically copies changes that are transacted between devices.

Jul 10
2014

Feedback from our community to the question: Is EMV the answer to Payment Security?

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Community discussion

Cinthia Pilar

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