IRS Breach Shows What Happens to PII After it is Sold on the Black Market

By | May 29th, 2015|Breach, Uncategorized|

The IRS experienced a breach that is changing the way businesses and consumers think about personal information. Reporters attribute the IRS breach to a crime syndicate in Russia, who used personal information obtained elsewhere to exploit the Get Transcript feature on the IRS website. They successfully exploited 104,000 individuals and filed nearly $50 million in [...]

Healthcare Data Breaches Have Grown 125 Percent in Five Years

By | May 26th, 2015|Breach, Uncategorized|

There has been a noticeable uptick in the number of criminal attacks against healthcare facilities in the last five years. Ponemon recently released its Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data, which shared a 125 percent increase in cyber attacks targeting healthcare data. The major shift in healthcare data breaches, according [...]

How Infected Are We? A Closer Look at Malware

By | May 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

This infographic and blog post is shared by Roscoe Crowell, freelance writer and security expert at after year malware continues to increase in volume and simultaneously becomes more dangerous. Last year alone, approximately 27 million new strains of malware were created and released into the wild. That’s about 74,000 new viruses per day.So what [...]

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