How to Ensure Credit Card Reader Consumer Safety

May 31, 2016

Anyone that has worked in the realm of retail surely knows that Point of Sale (POS) systems and credit card reader use have been a hot target for attacks, hacks and other malevolent behavior. After all, the information gathered during the typical retail transaction consists of much more than just dollar amounts and SKU codes. […]

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Can Biometrics Enhance Security of Mobile Banking Apps?

May 12, 2016

Mobile banking apps or any mobile apps that involve the use of financial or private information are only as secure as your mobile device, whether notebook, laptop, or smartphone. Many of us own several mobile devices, but how secure are they?

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9 Nontechnical Ways Hackers Secure Data

March 21, 2016

Considering an expensive technological upgrade to minimize the danger of a successful hacker breach? Think again! Installing all possible hardware and software upgrades will not protect your company from the human element. Your staff are a much more attractive target to cyber criminals and are hacked more easily than any technical restrictions present on your […]

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Hiring Information Security Aware Workers

March 16, 2016

Today’s HR departments are faced with many challenges when it comes to selecting the correct candidate for an open position. Beyond the ubiquitous background checks, knowledge assessment and checking references, HR needs to take other factors into consideration to select the best candidate. Nowhere is this truer than in organizations looking to hire knowledge workers, […]

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Big Trouble for Google and Street Car View Data

June 21, 2010

Google pointing at Microsoft’s security glitches and Microsoft pointing at Google’s security glitches (see Blogging Windows) does not help either company in the public relations battle or the sales war. Most people don’t want their personal data floating around in cyber space regardless of the reason.

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Watch Out For Fake Anti-Virus Programs

June 3, 2010

A recent study by Google found that fake anti-virus programs accounted for 15% of malicious software attacks on computers. The study was presented at the Usenix Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent in 2010.

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