23 November 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

10 tips to Secure Passwords

20 November 2014  |  752 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ever wonder just how hackers bust into systems and cause destruction? One reason is because people are still using weak passwords. While your pet’s name and wedding anniversary dates are easy to remember and sentimental to use, this approach makes a hacker’s job all too easy. Here are 10 things you should know about passwords. Never use the sam...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Study Shows 67 percent of Employees Expose Data Outside

19 November 2014  |  626 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

IDC, an IT analyst firm, estimates that the mobile worker population could reach 1.3 billion by 2015, meaning, they access workplace data outside the workplace. This is risky because it exposes data to hackers. In fact, the safety of what’s displayed on the computer screen in public is of huge concern. The 3M Visual Data Breach Risk Assessment S...

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Cloud Data Breaches mo' Money

18 November 2014  |  440 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

IT people need to beef up their opinions about cloud security, says a recent report by the Ponemon Institute called “Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect.” Yes, data breaches occur in the cloud...

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Hackers and Banks win, Clients lose

12 November 2014  |  1290 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Don’t blame the hackers; don’t blame the bank; apparently it’s the victim’s fault that a Missouri escrow firm was robbed of $440,000 in a cybercrime, says a report on computerworld.com. The attack ...

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How your Webcam may be spying on You

11 November 2014  |  781 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Remember that song from 1984, “Somebody’s watching me?” It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home…through your co...

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Security is Everyone’s responsibility

08 November 2014  |  947 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the movies, the good guys always get the bad guys. In cyber reality, no such thing exists. A survey of 5,000 IT security professionals turns up the following: 63% doubt they can stop data breac...

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Steps to Manage a secure online backup

29 October 2014  |  991 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Cyber storage does not always = secure backup. Users of cloud storage have many potential tools at hand to beef up security. And just because cloud services have some loopholes doesn’t mean you should...

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Identity proofing proves who You are

16 September 2014  |  1697 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Identity proofing is proof of whom you are. Proving one’s identity starts with that person answering questions that only they themselves can answer (even if the answers are fictitious), such as their ...

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Family Identity Theft is Ugly

29 August 2014  |  1035 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Identity theft isn’t just the stuff of exciting movie and TV dramas; this happens in real life—and often. In fact, that Target breach that made headlines, Neiman Marcus, those 1. 2 Billion records the...

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Medical Identity Theft Can be Deadly

24 July 2014  |  697 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you feel like you are starting to get the flu, going to the doctor’s office can get you some medicine and get you on the road to recovery. But, there’s no pill or surgery that can protect you from ...

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