News Recap: Cyber Information Sharing Act Moves Past Senate

By | July 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

This week, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence approved the Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA). While some consider this bill to be a big step towards improving cyber security, others find it controversial.Gregory McNeal of Forbes explains, “the bill is intended to help companies and the government thwart hackers and other cyber-intrusions. The bill passed [...]

News Recap: The White House’s Cybersecurity Secrets

By | May 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

This week, the White House joined the conversation about the current state of cybersecurity when it shared its policies on alerting the public to threats and vulnerabilities.According to David Sanger of The New York Times the discussion started when Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, published a post to the White House blog discussing the [...]

News Recap: Interactive Cyberthreat Map by the Kaspersky Lab

By | April 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

While many dedicate their careers to spreading the word about cyber security, this week’s news about the Heartbleed vulnerability has put cyber security in the spotlight, giving the world a new found perspective on just how susceptible the Internet can be.Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times said “the bug known as Heartbleed... is a [...]

Security Implications – and Solutions – of Mobile Ecommerce

By | December 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|

More than half of the U.S. adult population has a smart phone, the Pew Internet & American Life Project reports, and 25 percent of Americans older than 15 own a tablet. So it’s no surprise that more and more Americans are making purchases with their mobile devices. In fact, IBM found that mobile sales exceeded [...]

The Breach Heard Around the World

By | November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

A recent security breach at Adobe put millions of user accounts, encrypted passwords and email addresses in the hands of hackers. But according to Ammon Bartram of SocialCam, what was “even more disturbing was the number of people who used the same password for their bank accounts, email, Facebook and home garage door codes as [...]

Security Insights: Email Security – Internet and Email Scams

By | September 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Email and internet scams are just some of the top ways cyber criminals manipulate everyday users to click on a malicious link or visit a hacked website. These scams not only put individuals users at risk, companies are also at risk as these scams often target employees at all types of companies. recently put [...]

National Internet Safety Month: Keeping Children and Teens Safe on Mobile

By | June 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This June, organizations across the country are celebrating National Internet Safety Month, a nationwide effort to spread awareness on Internet dangers and provide resources to educate children, teens and adults on preventative measures.National Internet Safety Month was passed as a resolution in 2005 by the U.S. Senate to raise awareness of the need for online [...]

Safer Internet Day: Practice Safe Online Habits

By | February 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This Tuesday was Safer Internet Day – a day dedicated to honoring safe Internet habits. In the past year, we’ve seen our fair share of data breaches in the news, so it’s important to be aware of your online habits, and what you’re doing to protect yourself and your business. So what better way to [...]

Tumblr News Recap: Data Privacy Day

By | February 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

We’re adding another element to our blog – a weekly news recap of the week’s hottest industry news stories from our Tumblr page to help you stay on top of what’s happening now.This week was a hot one for privacy news as Monday was Data Privacy Day. Here are a few of our favorite privacy [...]

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