3 Steps To Ease Your Cyber Security Spring Cleaning Efforts...

Cyber Security

May 28 2014 by
No matter how diligent your organization is about cyber security, it never hurts to take a second – or even third and fourth – look at what you’re doing to secure vital data and systems. With so many of us in a spring cleaning mindset at this time of year, now is a good time to review your cyber security measures. Of course, larger companies entrust their IT teams to take care of hardware and software, firewalls and...

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The Worst Things You can Say or Do in a Breach Notification ...

Cyber Security

May 06 2014 by
When a data breach occurs, laws and industry regulations, dictate when and if you need to notify consumers whose data might have been compromised. However, many consumers would also probably argue that you’re morally obligated, to notify them of data loss; they want you to tell them of the breach and to do so in a courteous, straightforward manner. Because of this, notification letters are an integral piece of a firm’s...

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Data Breach News for the First Quarter of 2014...

Cyber Security

Apr 08 2014 by
With the first quarter of 2014 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review data breach news from the past four months and consider what that information may indicate about the state of cyber security in American businesses. As of March 21, 2014, 191 data breaches had been reported, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, which tracks such statistics. Those breaches exposed more than 4.2 million records, the...

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Medical Data Breaches: Game-changing for Health Information ...

Cyber Security

Mar 26 2014 by
While cyber crime continues to grow across industries, medical identity theft and medical data breaches are rising at a disproportionate rate. And though all identity theft can result in catastrophic damage to consumers’ financial wellbeing, medical identity theft may affect their physical health as well. Consumers are aware of the risks, too. In a recent Ponemon Institute study sponsored by Experian® Data Breach...

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Must-do Resolutions to Improve Your Small Business’ Cyber ...

Cyber Security

Mar 12 2014 by
As we approach the end of the 1st quarter of 2014 , small-business owners juggle a host of operational and financial objectives. Resolving to improve cyber security should be paramount among them. Cyber security risks continue to grow across all industries, regardless of an organization’s size. Data shows that being small won’t protect your company from attacks such as business identity theft, fraud or an intentional...

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How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber S...

Cyber Security

Jan 21 2014 by
How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber Security An employee who never uses a mobile device – personal or company-supplied – for business purposes is becoming a rare creature, indeed. Use of mobile devices is prevalent across virtually every industry, and the convenience and flexibility these devices offer professionals can be great for business. Provided, that is, those devices are secure. Mobile...

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Must-Dos to Improve Your Business’ Cyber Security...

Cyber Security

Jan 14 2014 by
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE As the year begins to ramp up, small business owners juggle a host of operational and financial objectives. Resolving to improve cyber security should be paramount among them. Cyber security risks continue to grow across all industries, regardless of an organization’s size. Data shows that being small...

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Is Your Data Secure for Small Business Saturday?...

Cyber Security

Nov 26 2013 by
Small Business Saturday – the Saturday immediately following Black Friday – is meant to encourage consumers to patronize small businesses across the country during a season that is make or break for many of them. Like many small businesses, you probably hope the day will be an opportunity to connect with new customers, reaffirm the loyalty of current ones, build your business and boost revenues. But customers won’t...

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Beyond the IT Department: Cyber Security Becoming a Whole-Co...

Cyber Security

Aug 07 2013 by
Nearly 20 percent of all cyber attacks are aimed at businesses with 250 or fewer employees, according to a recent congressional report. The problem is so pervasive that businesses can no longer afford to relegate cyber security to the IT department and forget about it. Blocking cyber attacks and recovering from a data breach is now a whole-company objective – and if it’s not for your company, it should be, as our latest...

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