Archive for August, 2014

29 Aug
2014

Misguided Government Mandates Lead to Massive Data Breaches

Misguided Government Mandates Lead to Massive Data Breaches The state of California is the first state to mandate anti-theft security measures for smartphones. All smartphones will be required to have a default “Kill Switch”, which allows an owner to lock down the device if it is stolen. Minnesota passed a

25 Aug
2014

How To Choose The Best Data Protection Program

How To Choose The Best Data Protection Program For Your Company After this recent rash of malicious hacks that compromised millions of people’s financial security and right to privacy, every organization should not only be on high alert, but they should be paying more attention to their current data security

20 Aug
2014

Cyber-Insurance Providers are Feeling the Brunt of Retailer Data Breaches – Policies must enforce higher security standards

Cyber-Insurance Providers  are Feeling the Brunt of Retailer Data Breaches – Policies must enforce higher security standards Who foots the bill for all of the recent data breaches? Insurance companies are delivering Cyber-Insurance policies at record rates. However, they are also paying out historic amounts of money to their clients

13 Aug
2014

Serendipity is Not an Adequate Data Security Solution

Serendipity is Not an Adequate Data Security Solution The merry-go-round of data breaches continues across industries as both Weber State University and Seattle University are the latest victims of a data breach. Over 1200 students were exposed as a result of the breach at WSU, while Seattle University notified the

06 Aug
2014

Mobile Payments – Is the Risk Worth it?

Mobile Payments – Is the risk worth it? The number of channels businesses must use to bring convenience and ease of payment for their customers has moved into mobile payment processing. Your smart device is now a cash fixture. With NFC (Near Field Communications) functionality finding its way across all