2020 tax scams

2020 Tax Season Scams Already Underway

2020 tax scams are already underway. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe in the new year The 2019 tax year just ended, which means scammers are now working harder to sink their claws into the unsuspecting and gullible in 2020. These con artists rely on fear and ... Read More
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Security and the Open Office Environment

Security and the Open Office Environment

Once upon a time, employees spent their days in offices or cubicles, in their own space apart from other employees. Today it’s much different, with employees working in open-plan offices, where large, co-working tables replace closed-off cubicles. Surprisingly, 70% of all offices have an open-style floor plan. Such a setup ... Read More
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PAM

Assessing Content Management System Security

As more businesses turn paperless and strive for more efficiency, content management systems become more and more popular. But having all your sensitive information in one place can be a risk. The companies that make these systems understand the need for extra security, as they recognize the importance of the ... Read More
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breaches

Who’s Financially Responsible for Cybersecurity Breaches?

As networks become less secure and the data stored on the cloud becomes more valuable, cybersecurity breaches are becoming both more expensive and more frequent. In the first six months of 2019 alone, data breaches compromised more than 4.1 billion records. Cybersecurity experts and IT workers can’t prevent every breach, ... Read More
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AI

How AI Is Improving Threat Protection

Successful cybersecurity attacks can be so severe that they shut down business operations, erode the public’s trust in an organization and require substantial financial resources to go toward recovering. So, it’s crucial for the security professionals who work for those companies to continually invest in updated threat protection technologies. Artificial ... Read More
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What Does Fake News Have to Do With Cybersecurity

What Does Fake News Have to Do With Cybersecurity? A Lot

We’ve all heard of the fake news phenomena, especially over the last few years. As understood by the general public, fake news spreads false stories shared on social media that intend to sway someone’s opinion about something, usually within the political sphere. However, fake news isn’t a new concept; rather, ... Read More
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6 Ways Poor Cybersecurity Hurts Businesses

6 Ways Poor Cybersecurity Hurts Businesses

Cybersecurity is more than a buzzword today, and that’s for a good reason. Failing to have adequate cybersecurity measures could harm your business in ways you don’t expect. Here are six examples: Poor Security Has a Broad and Adverse Effect on Clients and Markets Your initial impression may be that ... Read More
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Blockchain Reality Check

Blockchain Reality Check: Which Promises Can It Keep?

A quick look at some of the news coverage about blockchain would likely give someone the impression that it’s a miraculous technology capable of solving myriad problems faced by various industries. But, which of the claims seem likely to hold? Blockchains are Unhackable One of the things about the blockchain ... Read More
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industries phishing

Can Victims of Phishing Scams Be Fired for Falling Prey?

Phishing has come a long way from the days when it most often involved cybercriminals urging people to provide personal details in exchange for lottery winnings or other incentives. Those attacks still occur, but they’ve gotten more advanced. It’s now common for phishing attacks to include company logos, fonts or ... Read More
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cloud-native security

The Role of Hackathons in Driving Cybersecurity Forward

Hackathons bring tech-savvy people together in a collaborative setting to solve problems, advance a technology or produce another type of positive outcome. One of the issues hackathons can address is cybersecurity. Here’s how they can aid the whole cybersecurity sector. Equipping Future Cybersecurity Specialists According to a 2018 study, the ... Read More
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