Posts Tagged "Cyber Security"

Privacy and Cyber Security

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Privacy and Cyber Security

Privacy and Cyber Security

With the enormous amount of sensitive information stored digitally, companies need to take the proper measures to ensure this data is never compromised. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of business owners to protect their clients’ data. Failing to do so can result in a data breach, which costs companies billions of dollars every year. Understanding the risks involved with data security can help you prevent a privacy breach.   The first step in protecting...

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Cyber Security

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Every day, more than 1 million people become victims of cyber crime, according to a study by Symantec, a computer security software company. Businesses, both large and small, are increasingly reliant on the Internet for daily operations, creating attractive and potentially lucrative targets for cyber criminals.   With such heavy use of and reliance on computers and the Internet by both large and small organizations, protecting these resources has become increasingly important. Learning about...

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Cyber liability: defining, identifying, and limiting cyber crime.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Cyber liability: defining, identifying, and limiting cyber crime.

Cyber liability: defining, identifying, and limiting cyber crime.

A vast amount of information is now stored on computer servers and databases, and it’s growing every day. Because that information has great value, hackers are constantly looking for ways to steal or destroy it.   Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing areas of criminal activity. It can be defined as any crime where: (a) a computer is the target of the crime, (b) a computer is used to commit a crime, or (c)...

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Protecting Against Online Fraud

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Protecting Against Online Fraud

Protecting Against Online Fraud

While computers have improved the speed and efficiency of how we work, they have also allowed thieves and con artists an easier avenue by which to steal from people and businesses. One of the ways these cyber criminals use computers to steal is through online fraud, one of the fastest-growing crimes today.   Your company’s intangible assets could be at risk if you or your employees are not mindful of online fraud attempts. Understanding...

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Cyber Liability: Spear Phishing

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Cyber Liability: Spear Phishing

Cyber Liability: Spear Phishing

“Phishing,” a type of cyber attack in which a hacker disguises him- or herself as a trusted source online in order to acquire sensitive information, is a common and technologically simple scam that can put your employees and business at risk. However, more resourceful criminals are resorting to a modified and more sophisticated technique called “spear phishing,” in which they use personal information to pose as colleagues or other sources specific to individuals or...

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