Security

DC

How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 11:30 am

The Equifax breach is one for the books and has compromised 143 million consumer’s private and personal financial data. The unauthorized access occurred between mid-May and July 2017, and was discovered on July 29 – the company just announced it last week.  …

Opinion/Analysis

DC

Equifax, You Had One Job

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Social security numbers, drivers licenses, and the kitchen sink have all been compromised in one of the biggest hacks of personal information to Equifax. Customers generally found out through the media that Equifax’s breach was detected July 29, 2017 and impacted approximately …

Security

Hackers Can Now Silently Take Control of Your Voice Assistants

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Cybersecurity has been a pressing issue for large corporations and small startups alike in recent years. From global ransomware attacks to corporate data breaches, hackers have become all too skilled at gaining control of huge chunks of information from banks, ecommerce …

Security

San Francisco

5 Ways to Secure Your Company’s Passwords

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

These days it seems that you can’t do anything online without having a password. With hackers targeting more small businesses, it’s important for you to manage your passwords effectively because you’re just one hack away from having your business potentially ruined. …

Security

A New Strain of Ransomware Has Healthcare in Its Crosshairs

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the last few months, everybody has learned what the term ransomware means. With the WannaCry attack spreading across the world like wildfire recently, everyone from IT directors to content producers were forced to address the gaping cybersecurity holes within their company, …

Security

3 Reasons to Consider Switching to Virtual Data Rooms

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 7:15 am

Even though they’ve been around since the dawn of cloud computing, virtual data rooms are still rather unknown to many people. Virtual data rooms allow businesses big and small to transfer all their data to a remote facility, allowing them to clear up space…

Security

Study: Most People Think Facebook Has Terrible Security

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 3:50 pm

While I’ve been told that Facebook is only for old people by my little sister no less than fifty times, it’s still the most popular social media platform on the planet by a landslide. With more than 2 billion monthly users, Facebook’s photos, news feeds,…

Security

This Top VPN Will Keep Your Online Data Safe for Life

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 6:30 am

We all store a lot of personal information on the web—credit cards, addresses, phone numbers—both consciously and unconsciously. With so much information saved in one central location, it’s important that we have a way to protect ourselves from the real possibility of …

Security

5 Cybersecurity Trends to Be Aware of in 2017

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

Haven’t you heard enough about cybersecurity? With Black Hat finishing up and cyber attacks making headline news, you’re probably more familiar with the latest ransomware attack than you are with your grandmother’s surprise birthday party coming up. However, …

Security

Study: Most Companies Have No Idea How Much a Cyber Attack Could Cost Them

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

Cybersecurity risks are everywhere nowadays. From phishing emails to ransomware attacks, there is no telling where your company’s next security snafu might come from, particularly with fewer and fewer employees knowing how to spot a red flag. To make matters worse, IT …

Security

Experts: The Future of Online Trust Is Up in the Air

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Trust in sources of authority is weakening across the online world: It’s the natural result of a bot-ridden, highly politicized, fast-paced, and siloed world. All the recent hacks and leaked information have sped up the process. But is all that lack of online trust…

Security

San Francisco

DDoS Attacks Come in Small Packages

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Lately the headlines have been all about the massive DDoS attacks. The record-breaking, Twitter-downing, internet-angering behemoths powered by unwieldy Internet of Things botnets. Given the kind of destruction these attacks are capable of, the media attention is not …

Security

Las Vegas

Is Your Business Prepared to Offer a Bug Bounty?

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s July in Las Vegas, and the cybersecurity community has once again gathered to attend BlackHat USA. As previously reported, there are a number of ways that small businesses can prepare for cyber attacks. Setting up a bug bounty budget is one of the…

Security

Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups in Q2 of 2017

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

With Black Hat in full swing and global cyber attacks making headlines more often than the Kardashians, the cybersecurity discussion is trending up in the business world and beyond. Large companies, small startups, and overly trusting individuals have been taken advantage of …

Security

Arlington

Your Social Media Is the Weakest Link for Cyber Criminals

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

According to a recent survey by Norton, 94 percent of users on the internet think they can spot phishing emails. Unfortunately, they couldn’t be more wrong. The fact is that hackers are becoming savvier when it comes to finding personal information and tricking not…

Security

DC

How to Protect Your Domain Name from Cyber Attacks

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Too often founders jump into the process of purchasing a domain name in order to get their blog or business site out into the world without the thought of protecting their URL from hackers. What you may not know is that your domain name…

Security

Phoenix

How to Train Employees to Protect Your Company Against Cyber Threats

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 9:20 am

In the wake of the largest ransomware attack in history, business leaders are scrambling to find employees who can help prevent future attacks. According to the FBI, ransomware attacks have been increasing and companies are willing to pay skilled security professionals a pretty …