How Hackable Is Your Dating App?

How Hackable Is Your Dating App?

If you’re looking to find a date in 2019, you’re in luck. Dozens of apps and sites exist for this sole purpose – Bumble, Tinder, OKCupid, Match, to name a few. Your next partner could be just a swipe away! But that’s not all; your personal data is likewise a ... Read More
Don’t Be A “Dumb” Carrier

Don’t Be A “Dumb” Carrier

By next year, it is estimated that there will be 20.4 billion IoT devices, with businesses accounting for roughly 7.6 billion of them. While these devices are the next wireless innovation to improve productivity in an ever-connected world, they also represent nearly 8 billion opportunities for breaches or attacks. In ... Read More
Millennials “Swipe Right” On Fintech and Security

Millennials “Swipe Right” On Fintech and Security

Let me cut to the chase: The financial services industry is rapidly changing to satisfy its new best friend, millennials. There’s no getting around it; their sheer numbers necessitate attention. Millennials represent one in three Americans in the workforce, 25 percent of the global population (fun fact: there are more ... Read More
Here’s Why Foreign Intelligence Agencies Want Your Data

Here’s Why Foreign Intelligence Agencies Want Your Data

The implications of the recent Marriott hack go far beyond those of your average data breach. This megabreach of 383M records doesn’t just compromise sensitive data for the sake of fraud or financial gain, it paints a frightening picture of international espionage and personal privacy. When news broke that hackers ... Read More
Growing Your Business: Millennials and M-Commerce

Growing Your Business: Millennials and M-Commerce

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force—a position they’ve held since 2016—and they’re involved in the majority (73%) of B2B purchasing decisions. Raised in the age of the Internet, they’re digital natives and easily adopt and adapt to new technologies. And mobile apps are their lifelines. Why ... Read More
Marriott: The Case for Cybersecurity Due Diligence During M&A

Marriott: The Case for Cybersecurity Due Diligence During M&A

If ever there was a perfectly packaged case study on data breaches, it’s Marriott’s recently disclosed megabreach. Last week, the hotel chain announced that its Starwood guest reservation system was hacked in 2014—two years before Marriott purchased Starwood properties, which include the St. Regis, Westin, Sheraton and W Hotels—potentially exposing ... Read More
Growing Your Business: Security as an Expectation

Growing Your Business: Security as an Expectation

Who is responsible for my device and application security? This is a critical question in today’s growing threat landscape, and one without a clear answer. Despite increases in demands for mobile app and connected device security features, no key players—device manufacturers, consumers, mobile carriers or organizations that consumers do business ... Read More
Hacking Democracy: Vulnerable Voting Infrastructure and the Future of Election Security

Hacking Democracy: Vulnerable Voting Infrastructure and the Future of Election Security

It’s been two years since international interference sabotaged the United States’ election security, and still the vulnerability of our voting infrastructure remains a major problem. This past May, during Tennessee’s primary election, the Knox County election website fell prey to a DDoS attack. And just days ago, Texas voters experienced ... Read More
Protecting Sensitive Data: A Black Swan Never Truly Sits Still

Protecting Sensitive Data: A Black Swan Never Truly Sits Still

The black swan – a rare and unpredictable event notorious for its ability to completely change the tides of a situation. For cybersecurity, these nightmares can take the form of disabled critical services such as municipal electrical grids and other connected infrastructure networks, data breaches, application failures, and DDoS attacks ... Read More
Protecting Sensitive Data: The Death of an SMB

Protecting Sensitive Data: The Death of an SMB

True or False? 90% of small businesses lack any type of data protection for their company and customer information. The answer? Unfortunately true. Due to this lack of care, 61% of data breach victims are specifically small businesses according to service provider Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations. Although large corporations ... Read More
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