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6 Important Ways to Prevent Public Wi-Fi Attacks

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

Free Wi-Fi is a popular amenity for those of us looking to stay connected on the go. Whether you’re at the airport or at the dog park, the convenience of free Wi-Fi is simply undeniable. Although it seems harmless enough to connect your device…

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Your Airbnb Wi-Fi Is Not Secure: How to Protect Yourself When Traveling

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Short term rentals have grown exponentially over the last five years. This market is said to be a $100 billion industry, on track to be worth $170 billion by 2019. At the BlackHat Conference in Las Vegas, Jeremy Galloway pointed out the specific threats to wi-fi security for…

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Your Smartwatch May Leave You Vulnerable to Security Threats

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 11:06 am

How much would you pay someone to count your steps? To follow you wherever you went and tell you how many calories you were burning, even while you slept? Unless you’re willing to empty your bank account and trade in your most valuable personal…

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A USB Hack Can Occur Even Without a Flash Drive

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

“Does dropping a USB in a parking lot really work?” was the question posed by Elie Bursztein of Google’s Anti-Abuse Research Team when he took the stage at BlackHat 2016 Las Vegas, NV. You might think you would never be the victim of a USB hack, and I…

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5 Social Media Security Recommendations for Your Startup

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 11:45 am

Social media provides plenty of features for business development. Facebook, Twitter, and other networks are not just valuable but crucial tools for companies of all any sizes. However, usage of social networks by staff members may be risky for the organization’s security. A lot of business…

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4 Ways Technology Can Better Your Home Security

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 11:45 am

More and more cases of home burglary are being recorded on a daily basis. Door locks, guard dogs, and intrusion alarms aren’t getting the job done anymore and people are looking for an alternative. Fortunately, with the advent of smart home security technology, people can…

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The Importance of Having Disaster Recovery Plans for Your Startup

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 10:00 pm

No matter the size your startup, it’s always important to prepare for potential security issues. You can easily take measures to reduce your risk of having a data breach disaster, but there are many other incidents that you have absolutely no control over, including…

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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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Cyber Security Is an Absolute Must for Any Budding Startup

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The world has become a global village thanks to increased internet usage. Unfortunately, this closeness and ease of accessibility has had an increasing effect on the world of cyber crime. It has made it easier than ever to access bank accounts, cheat on tests, and disrupt business…

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5 Ways Ecommerce Retailers Can Fight Fraud

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 11:02 am

In a time of digitization, the relationship between buyer and seller comes down to the merchant’s ability to provide a safe marketplace. Customer data and privacy are on the top of the agenda for ecommerce retailers. After all, Ecommerce retailers are ready and willing to fight fraud….

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7 Smarter Tips to Protect Yourself from Being Hacked

By | Jul 14, 2016 at 11:00 am

From a technical standpoint, anything that is connected to the Internet has the potential of being hacked. However, there are several different things that can be done in order to protect your data and yourself from attacks. The following are a couple of tips…

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Is the U.S. Falling Behind in Cyber Defense?

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 11:00 am

Much has been made of cyber threats that many organizations face these days, but many people assume that while businesses can fall to hackers, at least the government has the right defenses in place. But that assumption might actually be mistaken. Just as private…

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3 Ways Your Business Needs to Protect Customer Information

By | Nov 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm

More and more, our modern businesses are driven by Big Data and customer information. We gather demographics about our customers, hold their payment information to make their next purchase simpler, and keep their passwords on file so they can access their website again. This…

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The RNC Is Ready to Take on Cyber Attackers

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm

After what can only be described as a Howard Stern-esque march through the primaries, Donald Trump will finally take the stage at the Republican National Convention this week. Between the crass comments, the racists diatribes, and sexist explosions, the Donald has proven that being presidential…

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Simple Online Data Security Tips to Follow Now

By | Jul 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Cyber attacks are a relentless threat to any data security. A halfway decent hacker has almost immediate access to most people’s data at any given time. And data can be compromised right in front of a user’s face without them even realizing it. Hacking…

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Cyber War: Myth or Reality?

By | Oct 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A recent cyber agreement between the US and China has been broken in less than one day after its signing. CrowdStrike, a cyber security company, reported that China is still hacking US companies despite the agreement. The company has detected numerous hacking attacks, which…

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Your Favorite Browser Plugin May Be a Major Security Threat

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Browser plugins, extensions and other customizations can make your web browsing experience much more enjoyable, but they also run the risk of leaving your computer ripe for a malicious attack. Due to this, it is vital to be more aware of the pros and…