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5 Cybersecurity Strategies Businesses Need to Implement in 2017

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Despite the prominence of cyber-attacks nationally, from politics-to-healthcare, most companies are doing little to protect themselves from hackers. According to Symantec, there were more than 429 million identities exposed in 2015 alone. Companies are at a higher risk of breaches now more than ever – 2016 breaches…

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5 Security Tools for Remote Startups on a Shoestring Budget

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Running a remote startup is a lot harder than it looks. In addition to the challenge of bringing remote employees together in a virtual workplace, you also need to focus on the security of your online data. You may be thinking, startups with little…

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Artificial Intelligence Startups Are Winning the Cybersecurity Race

By | Mar 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A new era of AI began around 2010. Computer power capacity significantly increased and neural networks could be integrated into a GPU chip that enabled calculations to speed up experiments. Also, the rise of smartphones and cloud storage services allowed for the consolidation of enormous amount…

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3 Ways to Recover from Ransomware Attacks

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Ransomware has become a $1 billion-per-year industry, and the threat is exploding. While a recent cybersecurity report identified 3.8 million unique ransomware attacks in 2015, that number skyrocketed in 2016 to more than 638 million attacks. Because ransomware attacks are typically initiated through email,…

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8 Ways to Build Up Your Cybersecurity Defenses

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Yahoo announced a security breach late last year, totaling over a billion compromised accounts. According to The New York Times, critics said the internet company giant “has a long way to go to catch up to these threats.” Not only must companies better their…

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7 Tips For Safe Browsing and Protecting Your Privacy

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Everyone is vulnerable on the internet in one way or the other. Everyone visits different kinds of web pages, services, and forums, which are often prone to cyber attacks. Many big leaks and hacking incidents have already happened, and it is important to learn few do…

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Survey: Americans Have Kinda Just Given Up on Cybersecurity

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Two results from the latest survey at the Pew Research Center paint a dismal picture of the typical Americans’ approach to cybersecurity. As it turns out, many U.S. citizens tend to distrust modern institutions’ claims to secure their data while at the same time…

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Intelligence Officer Answers Ransomware with Cybersecurity Product

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Whether you’re a business owner or a simple consumer, having a plan for ransomware is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. Fortunately, Cybereason, a cybersecurity company that traditionally focuses on building military-grade cyber tools for enterprises, has announced a free-to-consumers product called RansomFree, designed to protect…

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Would Your Employees Pass This Simple Cybersecurity Test?

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In 2015, everyday citizens found hundreds of unbranded USB sticks in airports and coffee shops across four major cities (Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.). Letting their curiosity get the best of them, 17% of these people took the USBs and plugged them into their…

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Working in Cybersecurity? Here Are the 15 Highest-Paying Cities

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm

What’s the best city for anyone in cybersecurity? It’s got to be one of those sexy coastal tech hubs, like New York or San Francisco, right? It’s Minneapolis. That’s just one of the surprises found in Indeed’s list of the top 15 cities for…

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9 Tips to Make Sure Your Startup Doesn’t Get Hacked

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There’s no doubt about it – Getting hacked can be extremely detrimental to your company. A security hack can more costly than any failed launch or missed deadline. Most people have heard of the famous Sony or RadioShack hacks that cost the companies tens of millions…

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The Cybersecurity Ecosystem Is Ripe and Striving

By | Jun 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

In the past 18 months, news has broken about several data security breaches that impacted thousands of people, caused embarrassment to many corporations, and resulted in both financial and privacy loss. Even celebrities have suffered public humiliation when their personal information was hacked and…

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Security for Smart Homes: Important Things to Consider

By | Jun 12, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Many of us have seen the commercial. A young couple arrives at a vacation spot to which one set of their parents have already arrived. The dad asks if they secured the house before they left. Of course, they answer, “yes.” He then pulls…

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Easy and Cost-Effective Secure App Development

By | Jun 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Every year, we see a considerable increase in the number and severity of cybersecurity incidents from which companies suffer major financial losses, harm to their reputation, and irreparable damage to their customers. In 2015 alone, cybercriminals raked in billions of dollars from data breaches,…

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Smart Homes: What Are the Security Risks?

By | May 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The Internet of Things industry is one step away from going mass market. While the smart home industry is currently estimated to hit $58 billion in worth by 2020, not all the consumers feel equally excited about smartifying their homes. Creating bulletproof security is…

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5 Cybersecurity Threats Businesses Should Watch Out for in 2016

By | May 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

From phishing attacks to new and creative malware to infected laptops, cyber-crime is globally growing at an alarming rate. These cyber criminals are not just targeting the blue chip companies and large corporations as the media reports. According to Symantec, 43 percent of cyber-attacks…

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Study: Half of American Corporations Are Vulnerable to Hackers

By | May 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With the Panama Paper being released to the public and a recent hacker hitting major email accounts across the world, cyber attacks are on everyone’s mind. And while you might think this surge in hacker activity would keep corporations abreast of the latest security…