Data Security


What Your Business Can Learn From Uber

What Your Business Can Learn From Uber's Mass Security Breach

It seems that Uber is still learning from its mistakes, even as it continues to grow at a rapid rate. But for other companies, the security breach provides a few key lessons.

Major Security Flaws Found to Affect Nearly All Computers

Major Security Flaws Found to Affect Nearly All Computers

The vulnerabilities, which were originally believed to only be in Intel chips, affect a variety of chip vendors and could allow hackers to steal the entire memory contents of computers, mobile devices and services running in cloud computer networks.

4 Email Phishing Scams to Avoid

4 Email Phishing Scams to Avoid

Before you go wading into all your unread emails from over the holidays, it’s a good idea to brush up on phishing email scams, which can lead to financial loss, compromised accounts, identity theft, ransomware infection and insecure data.

Where We Are Headed with Cybersecurity

Where We Are Headed with Cybersecurity

As we enter 2018 and desire to protect both our own personal digital assets as well as critical corporate data, it is useful to examine the anticipated key trends in cybersecurity in 2018.

The Future of Cyber Attacks

The Future of Cyber Attacks

In 2018 we can expect to see continued creativity from nation-state actors, a growing focus on industrial control systems, and efforts to compromise the software supply chain.

A Data Breach in Who-Ville

A Data Breach in Who-ville

This holiday season, however, after a year of nasty data breaches, it feels appropriate to take Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas[2] and analyze it with some of the basic questions we ask during a data breach.

What the FCC

What the FCC's Recall on Net Neutrality Means for Cybersecurity

The FCC has voted to roll back an Obama-era Net Neutrality Rules.



Survey of U.S. Physicians Reveals Cybersecurity and HIPAA Concerns

Survey of U.S. Physicians Reveals Cybersecurity and HIPAA Concerns

More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of cyberattack, according to new survey research released by Accenture and the American Medical Association.

Data Breach Industry Forecast Offers Businesses Predictions and Advice

Data Breach Industry Forecast Offers Businesses Predictions and Advice

Experian’s Data Breach Resolution released its Data Breach Industry Forecast on Tuesday in an effort to help key business decision makers prepare against cybercrime in the year ahead.

Store Data Overseas? What CSPs Need to Know About Microsoft

Store Data Overseas? What CSPs Need to Know About Microsoft's SCA Challenge

An upcoming ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) may drastically change how and where CSPs decide to store customer data.

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

Mecklenburg County, N.C., is working toward fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers.

Senators Introduce Data Security and Breach Notification Act

Senators Introduce Data Security and Breach Notification Act

The bill comes in the wake of news that Uber handled a breach affecting as many as 57 million consumers by paying the hackers $100,000 in exchange for their silence.

At-Home DNA Test Kits Raise Security Questions

At-Home DNA Test Kits Raise Security Questions

Despite the answers a bit of saliva can provide, some are critical of the at-home test services, questioning the level of security they provide for your most sensitive information.

Apple Patches Mac OS Security Bug

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Apple Patches Mac OS Security Bug

Apple has patched a macOS High Sierra flaw that would allow intruders to gain full administrator access on your system.

5 Ways to Protect Your Accounts from Hackers

5 Ways to Protect Your Accounts from Hackers

Being online puts you and your data at risk, but there are ways you can minimize your risk and make a hacker’s job harder.

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches

With hacks, attacks, ransoms and even extortion attempts, 2017 has been the year of data breaches, and it’s not even over yet.

"Gray Saturday" Safer for Online Shopping

"Gray Saturday" Safer for Online Shopping

Kaspersky Lab’s review of phishing attacks during the holiday sales season found that the number of phishing attacks can decrease by as much as 33 percent on the day after Black Friday.

Vulnerability in Amazon Key

Vulnerability in Amazon Key's Camera Allows Couriers Back in Your House

Amazon has addressed the hack and will be rolling out an update next week.

Google Details New Pixel 2 Security Module

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Google Details New Pixel 2 Security Module

The goal of the new security module, Google said, is to prevent attackers from decrypting your data without knowing your password by reinforcing the lock screen against attacks.

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