‘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 [...]

New Juniper Research Findings: More than 80% of Smartphones are Unprotected from Malware Attacks

By | October 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

The Mobile Secutity: BYOD, mCommerce, Consumer & Enterprise 2013-2018 report by Juniper Research finds that more than 80 percent of smartphones devices remain unprotected from malware attacks. As mobile operating systems, including smartphones and tablets, continue to increase in usage, cyber criminals are transitioning their focus from PCs toward the mobile platform.Although there is an [...]

News Recap: Insider Threats are Leading Cause of Data Breaches

By | October 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This month, Forrester released its Understand the State of Data Security and Privacy report, which revealed that internal threats are the leading cause of business data breaches in the past 12 months. The report surveyed SMB and enterprise businesses from the U.S., Canada, France, Germany and the UK.Grant Hatchimonji from CSO reported that 36 percent [...]

News Recap: Department of Energy Spends $30M on Cyber Security Efforts

By | September 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

In a move to help guard against national cyber attacks, the U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded $30 million to 11 vendors to protect the nation’s electric grid, oil and gas infrastructure.“Keeping the nation’s energy flowing is vital to the safety and well-being of Americans, our economic prosperity, and modern society as a whole,” said [...]

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 [...]

#cyberSAFEChat: How Social Media Impacts Business Reputation and Security

By | September 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

We hosted our first #cyberSAFEchat Twitter chat on Wednesday and were pleased to have co-host Security Today Magazine’s Ginger Hill share her expertise. The chat focused on how employees’ social media habits affect business reputation and security. We covered a large span of topics in a short 60 minutes, including how employers use social media [...]

News Recap: Apple Announces Touch ID, a Fingerprint Password Sensor

By | September 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

This week, Apple announced the brand new iPhone 5s that includes a “Touch ID” sensor, a fingerprint sensor on the Home button below the screen. Brett Molina at USA Today reports that iPhone 5s users can replace the “slide to unlock” feature with Touch ID and even make purchases on the iTunes, App Store or [...]

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. About.com recently put [...]

CSID Hosting #cyberSAFEChat: How Social Media Impacts Business Reputation and Security

By | September 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

When it comes to social media, the lines between professional and personal are becoming increasingly blurred. What an employee posts online can make or break a career, or even put employees and employers at risk for identity and data theft. To help navigate these risks, we are hosting a Twitter chat with Security Today Magazine’s [...]

News Recap: Pew Research Center Finds Most Internet Users Want Online Privacy

By | September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The Pew Research Center recently released research that revealed 86 percent of 792 U.S. Internet users polled have taken steps to mask their digital footprints. From July 11 to 14, the Princeton Survey Research Associates polled people via phone interviews.One of the report’s authors and a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University, Sara Kiesler, was [...]

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