Tag: breach

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June 25, 2020

Data Loss Prevention is a Must to Avoid Rising Breach Penalties

Rising breach fines means that data loss prevention measures aren’t just important to save your data – they also save your bottom line. include these 3 effective data loss prevention tools in your plan.

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May 30, 2019

You’ve Been Breached: Now What?

So you’ve been breached. Now what? Once the dust has settled use it as a learning opportunity & tune up your cybersecurity plan. We can help.

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November 28, 2018

Winner Announced in Dark Web ID Contest!

We are excited to announce the winner of our “Tell Us Your Story” contest! Jeff Reiter of RWK IT Services in Frankfort, IL submitted our winning testimonial, as voted on by a committee of 10!

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November 20, 2018

Stay Cyber-Safe When Shopping Online

We were thrilled to see how many of our MSP Partners utilized the resources we provided to help educate their customers during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October.

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September 06, 2018

The Week in Breach

Breaches are flying high this week thanks to Air Canada! China’s hospitality industry targeted and the data shows up on the Dark Web. And, in an effort to cut out Google’s cut, the creators of the game Fortnite create massive security challenges for unwitting gamers.

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June 28, 2018

Big Data Big Breach

Your name, the gender of your kids, your interests, your religion and a lot of the things that make you… well YOU, have been exposed. In the last couple of years, the idea of one’s personal information being obtained by hackers has become more than familiar to the general public. If a website you use is compromised, you change your password. If your credit card was skimmed while filling up your car, you get a new card and contact your bank. One’s digital identity is constantly under attack and most of us have come to accept this. This kind of breach can be countered with identity monitoring, good password hygiene and general attentiveness to one’s activity online. The kind of data that the Florida-based marketing firm Exactis has left exposed, sourced from millions of Americans and businesses, is much more… intimate.

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June 12, 2018

The Week in Breach: 6/04/2018 – 6/10/2018

Breach news to share with your customers! This week shows no shortage of targeted attacks designed to extract large datasets from a broad range of consumer sites. Travel, finance and entertainment sites were targeted, impacting more than 100,000,000 unsuspecting victims. If anything, this week clearly demonstrates why individuals need to proactively monitor for their compromised data with tools like ID Agent’s SpotLight ID – Personal Identity & Credit Monitoring Solutions. The events of this week also clearly demonstrate why businesses must monitor for compromised credentials that can be used to exploit internal systems and to compromise or takeover customer accounts.

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May 30, 2018

The Week in Breach: 5/21/18 – 5/27/18

Breach news to share with your customers! Highlights from The Week in Breach: – You’d better reboot your router… NOW! – Nation states injecting malicious apps into play stores to steal your stuff. – Malware infects healthcare system impacting 500,000 Marylanders. – Time from detection to acknowledgment and response getting slower and slower and slower.

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May 02, 2018

The Week in Breach 4/23 – 4/30

Breach Updates and News Small Business Can Use! Not Worried About that Public Data Breach? You Should be! Credential Stuffing Bots are on the rise and working overtime to exploit you!

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April 10, 2018

The Week in Breach: 4/2/18 – 4/8/18

There is a storm brewing over at Facebook. I will reserve summary and comments for next week – after Zuckerberg testifies. I will say however, the simple fact is that you did not/do not need to be a data analytics firm to harvest data and profile millions (potentially billions) of Facebook users. More to come…

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