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Medical Website SecurityEarlier this year, the Identity Theft Resource Center announced that the United States had a total of 1,093 reported data breaches in 2016, which was an increase of 40 percent from the previous year.

Nearly one-third of these events, 377 incidents, occurred in the healthcare/medical industry. If you think these numbers are small, think again. Many incidents involved large healthcare/medical databases: 84 percent of the reported breaches impacted more than 500 people per incident. How can you secure your medical website? (more…)


Online DangersAnytime you connect to the internet or do something online, you risk exposing your computer to viruses and malware.

These malicious programs are often undetectable without special software. Many do not harm your computer in any noticeable way, but they can steal personal information and files or cause other problems.

Most internet users today are savvy enough to avoid common pitfalls, but there are many surprising ways to infect your computer, and new sources of infection are created all the time. (more…)


Business SecurityAs strange as it may sound, business security is far less a matter of technology and far more a matter of training than anything else.

No technology can benefit its user if that person hasn’t been trained to employ it effectively. This is doubly true in business security, because it is rarely enough to know the “how” if one does not also fully understand the “why.”

That is just one reason why it is so important to make sure that your employees are well trained and educated as to how to protect data and use technology safely. Here are some things company managers should keep in mind if they are tasked with the security of their company and are operating on a budget. (more…)


Your Identity StolenThink you are protected from hackers because you have the latest security program, including anti-malware and antivirus software? Think again.

No matter how secure you think your computer or device is, all are vulnerable to hacker attacks.

Every day, hackers are coming up more ways to steal personal information.

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Cyber TerrorismThe level of sophistication in cybercrime and cyber terrorism has dramatically increased in the past five years, and so has the frequency of attacks against American targets. The attacks come from within the U.S. and from around the world.

From the private sector such as credit card and healthcare companies to governmental agencies, and attacks against privately owned computers, no entity or person is immune to the effects of cyber terrorism.

It’s important to guard your personal and professional content against cyber terrorism.

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Era of HackingTechnology is a great resource that has added a new level of convenience and automation to our daily lives.

Technology allows us to have access to most any information instantaneously. It also helps us stay in touch with our friends and family no matter where they live. Now, if that isn’t amazing, I don’t know what is!

Technology, however, is not without a dark side. Everyone who uses the internet is at risk of having their personal information exposed.

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Identity Could Be StolenImagine, after years of hard work, careful planning and saving your dollars, you are denied the ability to purchase a home or office space because of identity theft.

Unfortunately, many people around the world have felt the fear and embarrassment that comes after their financial representative politely tells them that their credit has been jeopardized. (more…)


Data ProtectedKeeping information safe from hackers has always been a priority in the corporate world.

But over the past several years, it has become increasingly more important for consumers to use caution when storing personal data.

Here are three things your systems should be well equipped with in preparation for cyber predators. (more…)


7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Mobile Devices SecureMobile devices have made it easier for business owners to transact business while on the go. However, mobile devices have an inherent risk to them.

For one, nobody has much experience with the use of these devices. For instance, the world has had over half a century to secure the PC. In spite of this, PC security is still a major challenge in the world. The truth is that there has not been enough cumulative experience in the world to secure mobile devices. However, there are some measures that one can take to guarantee the security of their mobile device. (more…)


Data LossGolden ticket attacks first became popular in 2014 when the vulnerability was discovered and publicized within the Kerberos system. And though those with the Kerberos system were known to be vulnerable, the type of exploit could be seen on other platforms as well.

It’s important to take measures to protect your business from these types of attacks; if someone were to hijack the credentials of your data system, they could have full control over your network, cause damage, or steal information.

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