2014 Verizon Threat Intelligence Report: A Snapshot of Results

By | April 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

We love data here at Experian, and one of the things we look forward to each year is Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report. This annual report takes a look at the past year’s cyber security incidents and identifies trends, statistics and provides analysis. This year’s report looked at over 63,000 global security incidents from [...]

‘Tis the Season: Secure Your Business’ Online Shop

By | November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|

‘Tis the Season: Secure Your Business’ Online ShopHoliday season is just around the corner. Most people are aware that online holiday shopping opens up a number of security risks for consumers, and last year we outlined security tips for the online shopper during holiday seasons – but this year? Let’s tackle the issue from the [...]

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 [...]

Upcoming cyberSAFE Webinar: Managing Online Reputation

By | August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Professionals and businesses are becoming more dependent on the digital world, and managing our online reputations is an increasingly important and complex task. What you put online can impact everything from hiring decisions and employment, to a company’s reputation and security.Recognizing the importance of this topic, we’re hosting a webinar in which experts will discuss [...]

Back-to-School: Getting Online Reputations in Check

By | August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|

It’s back-to-school time – the time of year that most people associate with buying pencils, books and laptops. But it may be time to start considering another topic when heading back to school: helping students check and manage their online presence.Why? First of all – their futures could be at stake. Inappropriate online content about [...]

Managing Your Online Reputation

By | July 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The digital world is the real world. Our lives are so connected with the Internet that our online personas tell the world who we are as people, as professionals and as companies. This can be great – the Internet provides an outlet for us to share who we are, connect and grow relationships – but [...]

Security Insights: Are you a “safe surfer”? How Crooks Steal Your Data

By | April 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Do you consider yourself a “safe surfer”? A “safe surfer” can be defined as someone who avoids the suspicious parts of the web, only downloads files that they are expecting, and one who inputs confidential data on only https sites. Even if you do practice these measures, you are still at risk. However, your level [...]

Industry News Recap: California’s Push for Citizen Data Access

By | April 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Hot story of the week: California lawmaker, California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal, introduced the “Right to Know Act 2013,” which would give citizens the right to see all the personal data companies have on them and with whom they’re sharing.“Privacy and data ownership is a hot-button issue within the tech community,” said VentureBeat. “Companies ranging [...]

Industry News Recap: One Password Ring to Rule Them All

By | March 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This past week, Google announced a novel idea for the future of passwords – a ring. Hardware authentication tokens aren’t a new concept, by any means, but Google thinks it’s time to bring this idea to a broader audience. Here’s a recap of the top news stories around this topic.Geek.com said that “Google is [currently] [...]

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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