Data Security


Airlines Are The Next Big Targets For Cybercrime

Airlines Are The Next Big Targets For Cybercrime

No one really knows why airlines have become a target as of late but with the rate of attacks this high, something is definitely going on.

Data Exposed on Amazon Cloud Service: Facebook Has Messed Up Again

Data Exposed on Amazon Cloud Service: Facebook Has Messed Up Again

Facebook is in trouble again.

10 Tips for Keeping Your Personal Data Safe on Social Media

10 Tips for Keeping Your Personal Data Safe on Social Media

Strong passwords, two-factor authentication and good cyber hygiene will keep your personal information protected while browsing popular social media accounts.

Toyota and Lexus Dealerships Hacked, Millions Left Vulnerable

Toyota and Lexus Dealerships Hacked, Millions Left Vulnerable

Toyota's servers in Japan have been hacked, leaving millions of pieces of data left vulnerable.

An Iron Solution

An Iron Solution

One of the primary criteria for any surveillance, access or security system is the requirement for a consistent and reliable power source, as even the most complex and expensive system solutions will be rendered useless if power is interrupted.

Managed Firewall Services

Managed Firewall Services

As cybercrime continues to plague companies of all sizes, across all industries both public and private, we wanted to take this opportunity to explore options that can help protect your data and your business.

Data Breach Exposes Data of Thousands of Medical Marijuana Patients

Data Breach Exposes Data of Thousands of Medical Marijuana Patients

The breach exposed diagnostic results, healthcare numbers and personal contact information.

District of Columbia Introduces Legislation on Data Privacy

District of Columbia Introduces Legislation on Data Privacy

New proposal creates stricter safeguards against data breaches, protects more private consumer information and enhances data security and reporting requirements.



Change Your Facebook Password Now

Change Your Facebook Password Now

Everyone should be changing their Facebook passwords after it was discovered all use passwords have been left unencrypted and searchable in plaintext.

2FA Immune Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise

2FA Immune Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise

2FA is more secure than single-factor methods only requiring a password, but it's not an impenetrable method.

How to Troubleshoot a DNS Leak

How to Troubleshoot a DNS Leak

DNS leaks can be a surprisingly common issue and are often only noticed when actively looked for.

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Since each insider threat is very different, preventing them is challenging.

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

What does the future hold for audit and compliance?

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Despite their new image as a failed cybersecurity company, Equifax is warning Canadians to do more to protect their data.

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

A survey found that security professionals are making the move to biometrics, but that they could be doing more to protect data.

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Michiganders may have had their information compromised by a data breach of several major health care systems.

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever. This is the future I hope we will help bring about,” Zuckerberg wrote.

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon takes its Data Breach Investigations Report and refocuses on Insider Threat reports.

Facebook Accused of Misusing the Phone Numbers

Facebook Accused of Misusing Phone Numbers

Facebook users have found that a phone number they added to their account for the sole purpose of two-factor authentication can be used to look up their account by advertisers and strangers.

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

“We found that you could break out of the kiosk and interact with the underlying Windows operating systems, and from there do things like drop malware or open up the database,” said Daniel Crowder, research director at the IBM X-Force Red security unit.

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3