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How To Stop Criminal Hackers In Their Tracks

by Robert Siciliano

Airport Wi-Fi

Do you offer free WiFi? Put these three safeguards in place to protect your customers and your business.

On a recent trip from Boston to New York on an Acela Express train, I was writing blogs and doing some research using Amtrak’s free wireless Internet. … Continue Reading

Ways small businesses are preventing Breaches

by Robert Siciliano

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How did that huge recent data breach of a major retailer occur in the first place? Well, valuables can’t be stolen if there aren’t any valuables to begin with. Large merchants will store customers’ credit/debit card data to facilitate faster transactions. But small retailers keep minimal or zero data—this will not attract thieves. … Continue Reading

A Work At Home Opportunity That’s Not So Golden

by Federal Trade Commission

WirelessInternetRouter

Looking to make some extra cash? So are scammers. Listen to this one about a telemarketing resale scam targeting Spanish-speakers nationwide. … Continue Reading

11 Data Security Tips to Immunize Your Health Care Organization

by ID Experts

MedicalData

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Snake. I predict that 2013 will be the Year of the Data Breach, at least in healthcare. According to the newly released Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security by Ponemon Institute, 94 percent of healthcare organizations surveyed suffered data breaches. … Continue Reading

SMALL BUSINESS FRAUD: The Danger of Social Engineering

by Deanna Jones CFE

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Disturbing news in a recent Washington Post article highlights the insidious dangers of social engineering and the natural human tendency to trust. The piece details the ruse of industry exchanged emails, often with domains or addresses that are trusted and familiar to the receiver, which contain malicious links or attachments. … Continue Reading

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