Tag: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Three tips for choosing a cloud provider...

To cloud or not to cloud? That is the question. And while there’s no questioning the convenience and benefits of cloud storage – you can access your data from multiple devices and save space on your own servers – there are questions regarding how secure cloud storage really is....

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Federal breach notice: A view worth the climb?...

Working for a company that navigates 46 different state breach notice laws and a plethora of sector based federal breach notice laws, I’m often asked what I think the likelihood is that the Federal Government will pass a comprehensive data breach notification law that supersedes all the state laws.......

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Companies Beware: Cyber security escalates in importan...

How important is cyber security? October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month for the ninth consecutive year and each year, the designation seems to become more...

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Connecticut gets serious about breach reporting...

Get ready, Connecticut. A new data breach law is now in effect that brings the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) into the reporting loop. The new law requires notifying the OAG by email no later than when affected consumers are notified. Previously, businesses were only required to report...

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Share National Internet Safety Month with every employ...

Internet safety isn’t just for the employees who handle your most sensitive data. It’s for each and every one. With June being National Internet Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to brush up on exactly what that means for your employees and business. In a recent study, 78% of...

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Resources for managing your enterprise security and pr...

Here’s a look at some of the resources I find useful in testing and training for a data b...

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Phishing attacks threaten your business...

Phishing attacks are on the rise. According to a Panda Security investigation, scammers are creating 57,000 fake websites a week to falsely represent 375 popular brand...

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Learn how to minimize the risk of a data breach...

Unfortunately, data breaches are not specific to just one type of company in a particular industry. Breaches occur in companies both large and small and in a myriad of industries. What can a business do to minimize the risks and damages of a data...

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Help your customers protect their PHI...

Recently I addressed the importance of having plans in place to protect personal health information in light of the sharp increase in healthcare data breaches. Unfortunately, research studies are finding that incidents of fraud resulting from exposed healthcare data are on the...

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