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EQUIFAX 143: The Burning Wound

The Equifax data breach. You’ve heard enough, right? Yeah, 143 million people had their private information stolen, yadda yadda. We get it. It happened. Back to business? No, not at all. It’s time to take a closer look at an epidemic that is going to impact nearly everyone. From this breach alone, there will be ... More »

4 Tips to Improve Your Cyber Security Confidence in 2017

Cyber security threats are a daily concern for all financial organizations as hackers are constantly searching for ways to compromise your firm’s systems and steal its data. And just when you think you’ve seen the worst, another mega breach comes along to raise the bar. It’s a jarring, but accurate reality for many financial firms. ... More »

10 of the Most Dastardly Words in Cyber Security’s Wild West

“White hat” and “black hat” — which we use to distinguish ethical hackers from cyber criminals — come from old Western movies, where good guys would wear white hats and bad guys would wear black hats to make it easy on the audience. But the similarities between cyber security and the cinematic Wild West don’t ... More »

Hacking Cupid: 4 Ways Online Dating Puts Your Privacy at Risk

If you’re seeking out the right romantic partner, you’re almost certainly considering online dating. If you do tap the internet for love, you’re not alone — nearly 40 percent of the nation’s single people use online dating services. While dating service providers differ wildly — from all-inclusive sites like Match.com to more, ahem, niche sites ... More »