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IoT Buzz at CES: Will Security Make it Through the Noise?

By | January 8th, 2016|Industry News|

Hundreds of thousands of tech enthusiasts and innovators from around the world make their annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week. The technology conference and trade show, whose attendees last year represented 82 percent of Fortune 100 companies, features some of the most exciting and newest technologies, encompassing everything [...]

2016: Mobile, IoT Threats on the Horizon

By | December 21st, 2015|Industry News|

Last week we recapped the big happenings of 2015 for Experian. This week, we’re switching gears to look ahead to 2016 and the trends we expect to dominate in the year to come. All eyes on mobile The rise of mobile payments (and recent participation from major players like Apple, Android and financial institutions like [...]

Using Social Media in Vetting for Visa Applicants

By | December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

News surfaced late last week that Tashfeen Malik, the female shooter in the San Bernardino attack, pledged support to ISIS on her Facebook page the day before the attacks and had talked openly on social media about her support for violent jihad prior to passing background checks for her K-1 fiancee visa. The Department of [...]

Firewall Chats, Ep. 5: Scams, Malware, and Phishing Attempts

By | December 15th, 2015|Business Security, Firewall Chats|

Today airs the final episode in our pilot podcast series! To wind down the last few days of 2015, we sat down with Adam Dolby, Encap Security’s vice president of business development. Prior to joining Encap Security, Dolby was focused on banking, ATM networks, and card processing. His expertise lies within multi-factor authentication, security, and [...]

2015: The Year In Review

By | December 10th, 2015|Company News|

It’s been a big year for Experian, with some major company wins and exciting momentum underway as we head into 2016. Here’s a look back at the year’s highlights: Traveling the World and Sharing Cybersecurity Insights In the spring of 2015, we joined 50,000 of our closest friends for South by Southwest, speaking on four [...]

Keeping Kids Safe From Identity Theft

By | December 7th, 2015|Identity Protection|

It’s something you may not think about very often—your child’s personally identifiable information being used for identity theft. Most children’s Social Security number (SSN) and personal information remain unused until they turn 18, leaving years for identity thieves to cause serious damage. It’s common for parents to use a child’s SSN for routine activities, like [...]

Ransomware in Review

By | November 24th, 2015|Business Security, Malware and Scams|

One of the scariest cyber security trends of 2015 was the evolution and uptick of ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of malware that, once installed on user’s device, will block access to the device until a ransom is paid to the cyber criminal to unlock and remove the malware. The FBI recently reported that [...]

CSID Launches Social Media Monitoring Service

By | November 11th, 2015|Product News|

Each day our lives become increasingly connected to our friends and family around the world thanks in large part to social media. As of September, Facebook now boasts 1.55 billion monthly active users across the globe. Instagram has more than 400 million monthly users. Our favorite 140-character site has just over 320 million monthly tweeters. [...]

Firewall Chats, Ep. 3: Simple Steps to Control Your Privacy

By | November 10th, 2015|Firewall Chats|

Did you log in to Facebook recently to see post after post of “privacy notices?” Those ineffective status updates were spawned by rumors of how people assume online privacy operates. There are a lot of unnerving rumors and myths circulating on the best way to control your information. In this week’s episode of Firewall Chats, [...]

Firewall Chats, Ep. 1: Social Media Matters

By | October 13th, 2015|Firewall Chats|

Every day we click, like, post, tag, and swipe our lives across our favorite social media channels. The big players, like Facebook and Twitter, provide a life-sharing platform for billions and billions of users. But new channels are constantly competing for our attention and information. Social media is a fantastic way to keep in touch [...]

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