Firewall Chats, S. 2, Ep. 6: Medical Identity Theft

By | April 26th, 2016|Firewall Chats|

Not all identity theft cases involve credit cards and Social Security numbers. Medical identity theft is a grave issue, which can affect the health records and treatment of victims. According to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, in 2014, two million victims were impacted by medical identity theft. The effects are costly. The Fifth Annual Study [...]

Firewall Chats, S. 2, Ep. 5: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

By | April 12th, 2016|Firewall Chats|

This April, the National Cyber Security Alliance is encouraging consumers and business owners to make time for digital spring cleaning. Each week is dedicated to highlighting tips to help secure our most sensitive data. It’s important to make cybersecurity a priority in your personal life, as well as work. Small businesses are frequently targeted by [...]

Firewall Chats, S. 2, Ep. 4: Death, Fraud and Taxes

By | March 29th, 2016|Firewall Chats|

Few things are guaranteed in this life—but death and taxes are two you can expect to face. However, most Americans are not braced to handle tax-refund fraud. This popular form of identity theft occurs when a thief or cyber criminal files a fraudulent tax return and claims the refund before the victim is aware. The [...]

Firewall Chats, S. 2, Ep. 3: You’ve Been Hacked, Now What?

By | March 8th, 2016|Firewall Chats|

Data breaches have dominated the headlines for the past few years. In 2014, some went as far as coining the term the “Year of the Breach.” But 2015 was no different with 781 data breach in the United States alone, accordingly to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center. When a data breach occurs, [...]

Firewall Chats, S. 2, Ep. 2: Exploring Biometric Data

By | March 1st, 2016|Firewall Chats|

Almost five years ago, Facebook announced the debut of its facial recognition software, DeepFace, to make tagging photos of friends easier for users. The news spurred many articles questioning how exactly the technology worked and what steps could be taken to maintain privacy. Today, having software instantly identity faces in our photos seems almost commonplace. [...]

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 [...]

Announcing Season 2 of CSID’s Podcast, Firewall Chats

By | February 12th, 2016|Company News, Firewall Chats|

We’re pleased to announce Experian’s podcast series, Firewall Chats, is returning for a second season! And this one will be even bigger than the last, with six episodes released every other Tuesday starting on February. We’ll be kicking off the second season with a look ahead to South by Southwest. SXSW is an annual conference [...]

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 [...]

Firewall Chats, Ep. 4: The Internet of Things

By | December 1st, 2015|Firewall Chats|

Today, our fourth episode of Firewall Chats is live! In this special edition, we put the spotlight on Experian’s own Chief Innovation Officer, Adam Tyler. Tyler’s expertise spans far across the ever-changing security landscape. He speaks frequently around the globe on identity protection and fraud detection, cybersecurity trends, and evolving hacking and attack methods. Additionally, [...]

Firewall Chats: The Top Cybersecurity Podcasts

By | November 16th, 2015|Firewall Chats|

Now that we’ve launched our third episode of Firewall Chats, we feel confident saying we’re officially a part of the cybersecurity podcast network. Our main goal with Firewall Chats is to educate our listeners with information and advice on how to best protect their most sensitive information. We’ve been fortunate to have some terrific guests [...]

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