Inside The Ink

7 Benefits to Providing Identity Theft Protection to Your Employees

by Kevin Lancaster

Among all of the security features a company needs in order to truly protect itself, it’s easy to forget about the most important aspect of an organization that needs to stay out of harm’s way – its people. Employees are becoming increasingly more vulnerable to cyber threats, just as your company is as a whole.

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The Anatomy of an Email Data Breach

by Kevin Lancaster

Verizon’s recent announcement of a data breach in their Enterprise Solutions unit is just the most recent of a staggeringly high number of organizational data breaches in the U.S.

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4 Steps You Can Take to Safeguard Protected Health Information

by Kevin Lancaster

The digitization of medical care has become a double-edged sword. Healthcare providers like Kaiser Permanente have used medical records to improve the health of their members. In 2015, the National Committee for Quality Assurance found that Kaiser Permanente ranked first in 21 different healthcare quality measures, more than any other health plan in the country. Kaiser’s quality of care is due in no small part to its sophisticated medical records system.

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How to Identify and Prevent Insider Data Breaches

by Kevin Lancaster

A little known fact about corporate identity theft is that a large percentage of data breaches originate inside the organization’s walls. A recent report by Intel estimates that 43% of data breaches are the result of insider threats. Half of the insider breaches came from employee negligence and half came from malicious actions.

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How to Protect Your Business From Tax Scams

by Kevin Lancaster

Do you think the IRS is protecting your personal information from cyber thieves? Apparently the Government Accountability Office (GAO) doesn’t think so. In a March 2016 report titled, “IRS Needs to Further Improve Controls Over Financial Taxpayer Data”, the GAO found that 28 vulnerabilities that the IRS claimed to have resolved have still not been fixed.

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Are You Protected if Your Supply Chain Gets Hacked?

by Kevin Lancaster

In today’s world, it’s not uncommon for organization’s to have some type of system in place to protect themselves from a potential data breach. Many use secure password protocols, two factor authentication logins and even invest in cyber education for their employees to minimize the possibility of insider breaches.

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5 Ways to Better Secure Your Employees’ Passwords

by Kevin Lancaster

As providers of comprehensive cybersecurity solutions, we’re often asked how an organization can better ensure that their employees are being safe online. There are numerous ways to prevent a data breach, from the implementation of a threat intelligence tool to network security protocols thatscreen your supply chain.

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How to Increase Corporate Security and Employee Productivity with an Identity Monitoring Benefit

by Kevin Lancaster

Protecting employees from cyber threats and identity theft is increasingly becoming a corporate responsibility. Every year, HR and Benefits Managers are faced with the task of simultaneously communicating cost increases and benefit reductions while finding ways to improve employee morale. At the same time, those focused on your corporate security are busy fighting the endless war game of trying to keep bad actors from exploiting their organization for gain.

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Speed: The Crucial Element in Data Breach Detection and Response

by Kevin Lancaster

If you think you’re immune from hackers, consider this USA Today headline from March 25, 2016:1.5M Customers of Verizon Anti-Hacking Unit Hacked. We bring this headline to your attention not to cast aspersions on Verizon, but to illustrate that no organization is immune from hackers.

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It’s Time to Take Stolen Email Credentials Seriously!

by Kevin Lancaster

Are you concerned about hackers stealing your organization’s email credentials and accessing your organizations PII or confidential information? If you’re not, you should be.

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