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How Bitcoin Could Make Voter Fraud and Stolen Elections Impossible
Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Could Make Voter Fraud and Stolen Elections Impossible

The same technology that makes Bitcoin an alternative currency could be adapted to make elections impervious to cheating at a fraction of the current cost.
Matt Odell
5 Simple Steps to Prevent Expense Fraud
Finance

5 Simple Steps to Prevent Expense Fraud

Whether intentional or not, a few misappropriated dollars here and there can easily add up and can be hard to detect.
Chris Farrell
Deter the Inside Job. 5 Ways to Avert Employee Theft and Fraud.
Crime

Deter the Inside Job. 5 Ways to Avert Employee Theft and Fraud.

Stave off white-collar crime in your workplace with these precautionary measures.
Keith Mueller
U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data
Legal Issues

U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data

A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era.
Geoff Weiss
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips
Security

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Fraudsters Won't Sink Equity Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Why Fraudsters Won't Sink Equity Crowdfunding

As the SEC works on final regulations for equity-based crowdfunding, one of the pervasive fears has been that non-professional investors will be swindled by fraudsters. But is there really reason to worry?
Catherine Clifford
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.
Cyber Security

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.
Rajesh Ramanand
Preventing Another Target Attack
Technology

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
Eric Basu
What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?
Growth Strategies

What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?

The reason behind a fraudulent resume? Try envy.
Allison Linn
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?
Finance

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Catherine Clifford
Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws
Technology

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.
Matthew J. Belvedere