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The First 100 Days – Trump and Cybersecurity

Cybergovernance: 3 Initiatives for the First 100 Days

by | Nov 14, 2016

A new administration’s priorities are often set within its first 100 days. What should the new administration do to help the country achieve greater levels of cyber maturity and risk mitigation?

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Posted in Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Encryption, Governance, Legal, Privacy, ransomware, Regulatory, Risk Management
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Ransomware – Are You Prepared?

What is ransomware and how do you fight back?

You’re well aware of the magnitude of the ransomware problem. But did you know that, according to a November 2015 study from antivirus vendor Bitdefender, “half of victims are willing to pay up to $500 to recover their data.”

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Ransomware Explained

Ransomware seems to be everywhere right now.

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Ransomware – A Clear and Present Danger

Ransomware has risen to the top of the malware pile. Here’s a look at how this has happened.

Ransomware seems to be everywhere right now.

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Online Privacy and Censorship

Living Free Online: A Basic Guide to Internet Censorship and Privacy

In order to keep our global society open and dynamic, the general principles of online freedom must be upheld, and the average person kept as informed as possible. There is no acceptable justification for government or organizational censorship of the internet.

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Encryption Isn’t Going Away

Encryption App Gains Popularity Amid Apple Privacy Battle

By Steve Rosenbush for WSJ

The battle between Apple Inc. and the FBI over an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists could be meaningful to that particular investigation. Perhaps, if the FBI wins, and Apple unencrypts the phone,

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Posted in Content, Cybersecurity, Encryption, Governance, Governent Oversight, Government Surveilance, ID Theft, Layered Defense, Legal, Regulatory, spyware
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The Hackers Who Grinched Christmas

Kids’ smart toys are big holiday targets for hackers

 by: Mark Pribish, VP / ID Theft Practice Leader – MIS, Inc.

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Posted in Compliance, Content, Cybersecurity, Encryption, Hacks, Malware, Risk Management
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2016 Cybersecurity Predictions: Wearables, Automobiles, & ID-theft

Consumers, business benefit from huge growth in tech and apps – so do ID-theft criminals

To help you protect and mitigate the potential negative impact of the “internet of things,” which brings more users,

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The True Cost of A Cyber Attack: EVERYTHING

A cyber attack can cost you everything… and more

by Kirsten Charlton and Chad J. Layton, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney

Imagine you’re preparing for your second round of funding and Brian Krebs calls you asking if you were aware your company has suffered a cyber attack.

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Posted in Breach, Content, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Financials, Hacks, Insider Threats, Risk Management
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ID Theft Protection

ID Theft Protection Services Create False Sense of Security

Mark Pribish, Special for The Republic | 12:51 p.m. MST November 13, 2015
Millions of consumers are spending more than $3 billion a year on monitoring services to protect from ID theft.

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, Content, Fraud, ID Theft, Legal, Malware, Multi-Factor Authentication, Risk Management
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