Experian Data: 3,900% Increase in Stolen Data on the Dark Web

By | May 29th, 2020|Business Security, Consumer Finance, COVID, Identity Protection, innovation, The Dark Web, Videos, Webinar|

Data from Experian's latest dark web surveillance technology, CyberAgent®, is proof, showing a 3,900% year-over-year increase in personal information records found on the dark web per week during COVID-19

How to Help Small Business Clients during COVID-19

By | May 18th, 2020|Banking, Business Security, COVID, Credit Education, Customer Loyalty, Fintech, Identity Protection, Industry News, innovation, Loyalty|

Giving small business clients resources to protect their financial health in this time of crisis can not only create additional touch points with brands, but can be a saving grace. This generates long-term goodwill and, ultimately, client loyalty. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc, small businesses can use all the help they can get.

Protecting Customers Against Identity Theft is Critical during COVID-19

By | May 13th, 2020|Banking, Business Security, Company News, Consumer Finance, COVID, Credit Cards, Credit Union, Customer Loyalty, Fintech, Identity Protection, Loyalty, Research and Reports, Retail, The Dark Web, Videos, Webinar|

The pace of life for the majority of Americans has dramatically changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, driving more digital consumption, and unfortunately, increases in cyber-crime. Crimes that target banking, credit, and consumer activities are increasing. Watch the first edition of the EPS Exec Expert Series: Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Identity Fraud [...]

Small Businesses Will Remain a Target in 2017

By | January 20th, 2017|Business Security|

As we enter 2017, small businesses remain a prime target for hackers and criminal schemes. Last year, countless headlines reported on nationwide DDoS attacks, complex ransomware, and repeated hacks. These attacks, as well as phishing attempts, malware, and even simple human error, can compromise a thriving business – regardless of its size. In our own [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Survey: How Prepared are Small Business Owners for Cyber Attacks?

By | May 5th, 2016|Business Security, Research and Reports|

We recently partnered with Research Now to conduct a survey of 150 small business owners throughout the United States to get a sense of how this population is approaching risk mitigation and response. The key takeaway? Small businesses are more at risk than they think, and are not taking proactive steps or allocating budget to [...]

CSID Launches Small Business Monitoring Product to Mitigate Risk of Cyber Threats

By | May 5th, 2016|Business Security, Company News|

Cyber criminals are targeting attacks towards small businesses more than ever before. In fact, Symantec reported over 43% of spear phishing attacks and 60% of all attacks in 2014 were directed towards small and midsize companies in its 2015 Internet Security Threat Report. To combat this growing trend, we’re excited to today announce the launch [...]

Snapchat’s Phishing Attack: A Reminder That Security Starts with Employee Education

By | March 2nd, 2016|Business Security, Industry News, Malware and Scams|

Snapchat, the popular ephemeral messaging application, just announced a phishing attack that has compromised the identities of a number of its current and former employees. According to a blog post from the company, Snapchat’s payroll department was targeted by an isolated phishing scam, where a scammer impersonated the company’s chief executive officer and asked for [...]

Firewall Chats, S.2, Ep. 1: Protecting Your Digital Life

By | February 23rd, 2016|Business Security, Firewall Chats|

In just a few short weeks, South by Southwest will descend upon downtown Austin, Texas. The Interactive portion of the conference is lauded for highlighting the most current privacy and security issues, drawing thousands of thought leaders to our backyard. In Firewall Chat’s second season, we decided to highlight some of these key thinkers whose [...]

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