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Avoid Labor Day Weekend Travel Scams (Infographic)

Avoid Labor Day Weekend Travel Scams (Infographic)

Don't let your guard down when planning a getaway. Consider these tips to stay safe from criminals and online threats.
8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security

8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security

Cybersecurity is a constant worry, but a few commonsense steps protect the company without hurting the bottom line.
Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat

Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat

Sony's PlayStation network was shut down for several hours on Sunday while a flight carrying an executive at the company was diverted due to a bomb threat.
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know.
BYOD Is the Corporate Norm But Data Security Lags Far Behind

BYOD Is the Corporate Norm But Data Security Lags Far Behind

"Mobile device management'' technology for securing corporate data on personal devices severely comprises employee privacy.
Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security

Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security

High profile data breaches reported in the media rarely point to the significant threats from employees, either disgruntled or negligent.
Beware of a New Kind of Business Identity Theft

Beware of a New Kind of Business Identity Theft

Cyber criminals are hacking into review sites to post false information about a business or illegitimate reviews. Find out what you should do.
John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing

John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing

The former fugitive and computer antivirus software tycoon warned that, by letting the Googles of the world intrude on our privacy, we are giving up our freedom as human beings.
4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack

4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack

Put these digital security tips into practice to safeguard your company's files.
Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

'We're hiring,' the company says of its new security outfit, which will work to maintain cybersecurity across the Internet going beyond Google's own workings on the web.
The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

IT professionals need to effectively communicate the real risks of data breaches to leaders.
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
 5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

Control where your company emails go, how long they're seen and retrieve them when necessary -- even after you hit send.
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Deflating 4 Myths About the Wonders of Cloud Computing

Deflating 4 Myths About the Wonders of Cloud Computing

Misconceptions abound about the new internet-based storage. Find out what you need to know before setting up a system in the sky.
Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Securing your data is just one tech problem small businesses can afford to solve in the cloud but largely unfounded security worries keep many companies from taking the leap.
5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.
In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.
Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.

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