Cyber Criminals Shut Down an SMB in One Hour

By | May 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

There’s a huge misconception among small businesses that cyber criminals are only interested in stealing data from big names like Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. This misleading mindset may cause a small business (SMB) to inadequately invest in security measures and improperly enforce security policies at work. In fact, only 2 in 5 SMBs [...]

ID360 Conference Sneak-Peek

By | April 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|

It’s hard to believe this year’s ID360 Conference is already around the corner (May 5-6). The event, put on annually by our friends at the UT Center for Identity, brings together stakeholders and industry experts from the private sector, government and academia to discuss the latest research and most forward thinking ideas around identity management.We’re [...]

Infographic: How to Stay Anonymous Online

By | October 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Today’s digital generation has made it nearly impossible to keep your identity hidden online. Social networking and sharing has created a culture of transparency, which can be beneficial when used for good, but extremely dangerous in the hands of cyber criminals. In the spirit of celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), we wanted to [...]

News Recap: Healthcare Industry Accounts for 44 Percent of Breaches

By | September 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Earlier this year, our friends at the Identity Theft Resource Center published their latest breach statistics, showing that the healthcare industry accounted for nearly 44 percent of all breaches. According to Fortune reporter Laura Shin, 2013 “was the first time that the medical industry surpassed all others, and stood in stark contrast to the financial [...]

Five Simple Security Resolutions for the New Year

By | January 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Do you have room for one more new year’s resolution? Beyond getting fitter, healthier or smarter, vow to be more secure. Here are five simple actions you can take for a more secure year.Refresh your passwordsTake a minute to refresh your personal and professional passwords. Make them long and use a mix of numbers, letters [...]

News Recap: New Texas Law Aims to Protect Children From Identity Theft

By | January 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

At the start of 2014, Texas passed a law enabling parents to create a security freeze on their children’s consumer and credit files. Texan residents 16 and under will be protected under this new legislation, which aims to prevent children from becoming victims of identity theft or credit card fraud.KVUE’s Jim Bergamo quoted Texas Senator [...]

News Recap: Survey Finds College Students are Concerned About Online Privacy

By | September 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

A recent survey by AnchorFree, online privacy and security firm, found that U.S. and U.K. students shared considerable insight regarding the concerns of their privacy online. The study revealed that most college students are, in fact, concerned about their online privacy – particularly as it relates to their future endeavors.According to Ben Dipietro of the [...]

ID360 Conference 2013 – The Global Forum on Identity

By | May 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

We spent the past couple days at ID360, the UT Center for Identity’s annual conference that gathers information security professionals from around the world to discuss issues in security, privacy and identity. Some of the hottest topics this week included identity management, Big Data and analytics, the definition of privacy and the shifting cybersecurity ecosystem. [...]

Our SXSWi Panel Picks

By | March 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

Austin is a-buzz with preparations for the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, and we're so excited for it to kick off! For those of you attending this year's events, here is a list of panels covering biometrics, identity, big data including healthcare, reputation management and privacy. And if you're still in search of a place to [...]

Kids as Young as Two Have an Online History

By | February 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This guest blog post comes from Russ Warner, CEO of ContentWatch – makers of parental control software, Net Nanny. Remember when you brought your first date home? My siblings delighted in showing her embarrassing photos of me. Well, there isn't much reason to pull out the ole photo album anymore. Most people can "friend" you [...]

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