Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Still using the less-is-more approach to notification letters? As it turns out, consumers want more – much more than they’re getting.

In a new study, 72% of consumers who recall receiving a notification letter express disappointment. The Ponem…

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Three things you should never do to identity theft victims

Identity Theft

Aug 21 2012 by
Medical identity theft is no longer some obscure phrase spoken primarily in data security circles. It’s quickly becoming a household term for millions of Americans who’ve become a victim or know someone victimized by identity theft. In fact, 90% of the respondents in a recent...

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Report gives readers the latest inside(r) scoop

Breach Prevention

Aug 14 2012 by
Today, those who steal data from the outside also usually steal the headlines. Witness recent mega-hacks at some very well-known firms: Electronics corporation: criminals accessed, stole and reused usernames and passwords from nearly 100,000 accounts stored on third-party servers Social media site: encoded passwords for...

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World-class scammers vie for Olympic gold

Breach Prevention

Aug 07 2012 by
Swimmers may be stealing the spotlight, but it’s scammers who are taking home the gold--in the form of stolen credit card numbers, PINs, consumers’ personal identities. One familiar con trotted out this year (and every Olympics) is ticket fraud, including what Britons call ‘ticket touting’...

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Three data protection strategies to catch a “phish”

Breach Prevention

Jul 31 2012 by
Phishing attacks, despite their long history, continue to be one of the greatest threats to data security. More than 200,000 new viruses are discovered every day, according to malware experts, and they’re usually out of circulation by the time they’re detected. So how does an...

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The top 5 cyber security threats to future of mobile

Breach Prevention

Jul 24 2012 by
As mobile banking grows in popularity, so do the dangers of data breach and identity theft. In fact, these data security dangers are so significant they could threaten the future of the mobile financial services industry. To get a better understanding of the industry’s cyber...

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Webinar: Data breaches can happen anytime, anywhere

Breach Prevention

Jul 19 2012 by
Can you imagine losing backup disks containing information for 300,000 patients? Or having computer back-up tapes stolen? What if someone hacked into your network servers or lost important laptops? These aren’t hypothetical scenarios. They’re real data breach cases that have occurred in recent years. Can...

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A mobile test of human threats

Breach Prevention

Jul 17 2012 by
Like Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire, we’d all like to think that we can depend upon the kindness of strangers.  Unfortunately, Symantec recently reminded us (in case there was any doubt) that strangers are bound to let you down. In its Smartphone Honey...

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Cyber insurance: the risk-reduction remedy some companies want and need

Breach Prevention

Jul 10 2012 by
  Unfettered mayhem, raining down from cyberspace, has birthed the need for new protection few would have envisioned just a few years ago: cyber insurance coverage. As coverage goes, cyber insurance is still a relatively new and emerging option that, despite its newness, is rapidly...

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Protecting high-risk information in EHRs

Healthcare Breach

Jul 03 2012 by
Our guest blogger this week is Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). According to one recent study, more than 19 million health records have been compromised since August 2009.  As the health care industry moves into the adoption of electronic health records...

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