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How Companies Can Stay Secure When Introducing BYOD Policies

By | September 23rd, 2016|Business Security|

Bring your own device (BYOD) policies continue to grow in popularity. Employees and employers alike are enjoying the flexibility of using their own devices for work, so much so that we’re starting to see the workplace itself evolve. While we’ve seen many benefits to these policies (productivity, cost savings), it’s important to note that creating [...]

CSID Bolsters Social Media Monitoring Product to Help Keep Children Safe Online

By | September 20th, 2016|Company News, Online Safety|

Today, we’re pleased to announce that our Social Media Monitoring product now includes child-monitoring services. This important addition, which can be rapidly deployed and customized through our Identity Management Center (IMC), lets our partners enable subscribers to monitor privacy and reputational risks, cyber bullying, weapons references, and sexual predator activity for their child’s Facebook, Twitter, [...]

Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely

By | September 16th, 2016|Business Security|

For 3.7 million Americans, waking up and logging onto a computer from the comfort of their home marks the start to their workday. According to Global Workplace Analytics’ 2016 study, 50 percent of the US workforce is now permitted the luxury to partially telework during the workweek. This trend continues to edge toward the norm. [...]

The Real Cost of Identity Theft

By | September 9th, 2016|Identity Protection|

Unfortunately, identity theft can happen to anyone and has far-reaching consequences for its victims. According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ)’s most recent study, 17.6 million people in the US experience some form of identity theft each year. This includes activities such as fraudulent credit card transactions or personal information being used to open [...]

CSID Launches New Mobile App

By | September 7th, 2016|Company News|

As a society, we are more mobile than ever before. Between meetings and after-work commitments, social gatherings and kids’ play dates, we are using mobile apps to communicate with friends and family, field emails, stay up to date with the latest news, and so much more. In fact, mobile app usage has increased 90 percent [...]

Macs Under Attack: Why We Can’t Take Security for Granted

By | September 1st, 2016|Industry News|

In January, we shared predictions about the trends that would dominate the cybersecurity space in 2016. Among those was a prediction that Apple devices would no longer be “immune” to attack and as they gained popularity, would become a more desirable target than ever for cyber criminals. Once seemingly impossible to penetrate, we’re already seeing [...]

To Post Or Not To Post: Back To School Pictures

By | August 26th, 2016|Online Safety|

If you’ve logged on Facebook or Twitter in the past few days, chances are good your news feed is flooded with little faces holding colorful backpacks, bursting with supplies. Proud parents love the opportunity to share their children’s "back to school" photos with family and friends. This flurry of photos happens every fall, but a new [...]

News Recap: Millennials and Cybersecurity

By | August 11th, 2016|Industry News|

This week, we’re talking about one of the most important topics in cybersecurity: the global cybersecurity professional gap and how computer-savvy millennials can help to fill it. Here’s a quick recap of the news surrounding this important issue, including research from our friends over at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). The Cybersecurity Professional Gap [...]

Here’s the Going Rate for Your Accounts on the Dark Web

By | August 4th, 2016|The Dark Web|

Last year, I took the stage at South by Southwest and walked audience members through a live demonstration of dark web marketplaces in a session called “Digital Identities: Modern Underground Currencies.” We kicked off with a game of “Price (of Pii) is Right,” where I gave the audience an opportunity to guess how much personally [...]

Pokemon Privacy: Catching Them All, Safely

By | July 18th, 2016|Industry News, Malware and Scams, Online Safety|

On July 6, Niantic launched Pokemon Go -- a free, augmented reality game for iOS and Android devices. The world went wild. Pokemon Go grabbed 26 million users in the U.S. alone, surpassing both Google Maps and Twitter in daily active users. It’s been hard to escape the colorful news over the past week. Articles [...]

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