Cyber Security Updates

It’s not surprising that many cyber criminals target travelers. Luckily, with a little care it’s possible to protect yourself and avoid potential problems.

Much like trick’r’treaters and other Halloween mischief makers, malware can use ‘costumes’ to disguise what it is and to trick you into installing it.

Maybe you’ve gotten a new credit or debit card in the mail or heard something about the U.S. moving to the “Chip and Signature” or “Chip and PIN” standard. The U.S. is moving toward adopting these standards, and October 1st, 2015, is a major deadline for U.S. payment companies and merchants.

By 2017, the number of smartphone users in the U.S. is expected to surpass 200 million, nearly 65 percent of the population. Negotiating security in the face of an ever-growing implementation of mobile devices presents serious challenges for organizations.

Online sales are expected to be significant again this year.  How can you maximize your transaction security?

October is not only National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it's also the time to celebrate Halloween, bringing to mind scary things that are merely figments of our imagination. In the digital world, however, there are many scary things that are not figments of our imagination, that we should in fact be worried about.

Mobile computing devices have become indispensable tools for today's highly mobile society. While increased productivity is a positive feature for any organization, the risks associated with mobile devices can be significant. Follow these tips to keep your device secure...

Safeguarding your business and personal data has never been more difficult or important. The manner of protection often depends on what kind of data you are safeguarding, how important or sensitive it is to you, to your organization or your customers...

Protecting confidential and sensitive data from accidental disclosure is very important, and we should strive to properly handle data erasure and the disposal of media. Erasing information or disposal of electronic media (e.g., PCs, CDs, thumb drives, cameras) often leads to a false sense of data security...

Fake organizations claiming to be charities have mushroomed on social media sites.  What are some common scams?  What precautions can be taken?