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Robert Siciliano

How to Prepare a Storage Device for Resale

If you want to sell a storage device, first back everything up on it with a flash drive, external drive or automated backup service. For Android or iOS, activate the Google Auto Backup service or Appl...

02 Jul 2014
Robert Siciliano

Convict heads back to Jail for Burglary

Criminals do what they do because that’s their nature. Once bad, there’s hardly a chance they can be good. Jeffrey L. Patton, 43, said, “I’ve been scared to death of this day right here,” in referen...

26 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

ATM Skimming, Cyber Fraud Keep Bankers up at Night

Last year there were hundreds of cyber fraud incidents that struck banks and put consumers’ personal data at risk, even though the one involving Target stole the scenes. These crimes included payment ...

13 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

Protect your Cards from Multiple Kinds of Skimmers

PIN may sometimes stand for pilfered identification number if a hacker gets yours. And it’s easier than ever for thieves to get your PIN from an ATM, coming up with clever ways to beat security techno...

12 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

Data Brokers: Walking the Tightrope

Never mind the government nosing in on your business; there’s a much bigger snooper out there that’s mining to your personal data: thousands of companies whose names you may not even know. These “da...

10 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

Teens’ Online Behavior Can Get Them in Trouble

Do you really know what your kids are doing all the time? Probably not, unless you’re a stalker (just kidding). But really, there has to be some element of trust and you can’t physically be everywhere...

08 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

How to safely and securely recycles Devices

Don’t just throw out your old devices; take measures to protect your personal information. Back Up Before ridding your device, back up everything on it—everything. Use an automated PC service and/or...

21 May 2014
Robert Siciliano

Spring Clean Your Online Reputation

Spring is fast approaching, which means that spring break and college graduation are not too far away. Things could get ugly if your friends take photos of you acting foolish and then post them online...

21 May 2014
Robert Siciliano

How To Protect Your Business From Internal Threats

The biggest threat to your data may not come from external hackers. Find out how to guard against intentional or accidental internal cyber breaches. The NSA leaks we keep hearing about are a constan...

20 May 2014
Robert Siciliano

10 simple Ways Identity Thieves steal your Credit Card

There are 10 basic ways a crook can easily rob your identity by getting at your credit card or open a new credit card in your name, but there are also ways you can prevent this from occurring. Simpl...

07 May 2014
Robert Siciliano

Healthcare Data under Attack

Crooks want your health information. Why? It’s called medical identity theft, and it’s not going away too soon. In fact, the ACA (Affordable Care Act) has only fueled the situation, says the Ponemon...

06 May 2014
Robert Siciliano

15 Tips to Prepare for Big and Small Security Threats

Businesses that focus on the big security breach may very well be missing the smaller threats that can do serious damage. A human can easily kill a gnat. So how is it that just one gnat can drive yo...

06 May 2014