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The US / Russian Simmering Cyberwar

Russia’s cyber assault on the US election is one of the most provocative acts we have seen against the US from a cyber prospective. It should be clear that cyberwar is an effective tool for Russia’s military and political goals. … Continue reading

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Is Windows 10 Spying On You or Simply Building a Better User Experience?

Microsoft has come under fire from privacy advocates because many end-users feel that Window 10 is way too intrusive.  While it is true that much of this data is used to enhance user experience, Microsoft’s lack of transparency isn’t doing … Continue reading

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Why Ethical Hackers Are In Strong Demand

Ethical hackers are in strong demand because modern cyber attacks can be highly focused, targeting your online assets and intellectual property. Especially in this BYOD (bring your own device) era, security breaches must be avoided. It’s like a hole in … Continue reading

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The Prevalence of Cyber Crime

While many people acknowledge the prevalence of hacking and cyber crime, many, including businesses, do not take the necessary steps to ensure their cyber security. Even though there have been so many big cyber hacking cases exposed such as Target, … Continue reading

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Credit Card Hacking: 10 Things You Should Know About Smart Cards

The United States likes to think of itself as a technology leader yet has not adopted smarts cards as a replacement for magnetic strip credit cards. Smart cards are easy to identify because of the small electronic chip found on … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs to be Responsible for Cyber Security

The threat of cyberspace attacks are a significant concern for businesses and individuals. The Internet is a great resource for finding information and to make a purchase. However, the use of personal data when online is a valid concern for … Continue reading

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Ramping up cyber security means shutting down Botnets

It’s no wonder today’s cyber criminals can continue to gorge themselves on our vulnerable networks: It’s just plain easy, according to a post by Brian Prince, “Cybercrime Inc.: The Business of the Digital Black Market.” For example, cyber criminals can … Continue reading

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Businesses Must Be Proactive With Cyber Security Policies

Security breaches and intrusions have been in the spotlight as businesses across several sectors have reported damaging intrusions into their networks. Many of these have resulted in the theft of consumer personal data, or even worse, sensitive government information. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Hackers feed on the lack of penetration testing and security audits

Network and software security? Hacker’s feed on the lack of it. They live for the challenge of finding vulnerabilities, and they know when and how to accomplish their cyber intrusions just when you think your audits are trustworthy. The legacy … Continue reading

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Identify IT Vulnerabilities with a Security Assessment

The IT infrastructure for a business may have hidden vulnerabilities that can expose data to many types of risks. One way to identify vulnerabilities on a system is to perform a security assessment. A strategic company that can perform ethical … Continue reading

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