Improve Your Internet Security – Change Your Password

September 21, 2017

One of the easiest ways for the dark web to take advantage of your online presence is by you using the same password across all of your accounts. Many Internet security hacks can usually be prevented and one of the simplest ways to avoid being a cyber victim is never to use the same password […]

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How Google is Working to Secure Technology

April 24, 2017

They have been called “the defenders of the Internet”: the team of elite hackers hired by Google to find and report zero-day security vulnerabilities – those security flaws that have no known patch or fix, those flaws that are favored by hackers seeking user exploitation. They are the team responsible for finding the Microsoft “Edge/IE” bug, Apple’s […]

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Security in the Age of the IoT

April 3, 2017

In 2016, Gartner estimated that 6.4 Billion connected devices would be in use. Plugging all aspects of daily life into the Internet is no longer hypothetical – it is happening on a massive and global scale. But with the Internet of Things (IoT) comes glaring security issues that have yet to be fully addressed. These […]

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IT Skills and Cyber Insurance Underwriting: A Winning Combination

June 14, 2016

In October 2015, the Insurance Information Institute (III) released a white paper entitled “Cyber Risk: Threat and Opportunity,” which stated that the number and impact of successful data breaches continues to rise. This is driving increased adoption of cyber insurance in an attempt to reduce risk. $2 billion was spent on cyber insurance in 2014 […]

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Cyber Security: How to Ensure Your Risk is Reduced on Payment Gateways and the Cloud

March 28, 2016

The ability to accept online payments for goods and services is generally considered a good idea for businesses of all sizes, allowing transactions to take place when the buyer is not physically present. Obvious benefits include convenience, the ability to purchase from any Internet-ready device, and no requirement to travel to the store, which translates […]

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Security Leaks. Inevitable?

October 29, 2009

No matter how secure we think we are, there’s always going to be human error. Employers who really want to take electronic security seriously need to train employees properly, encrypt computers, and transport data in armored trucks. And for the record, securing the network is probably a good idea as well.

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