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Are passwords a thing of the past?

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Well, no. But, we may start seeing a trend moving away from passwords.

At this year’s Google I/O conference, the company announced Trust API, a new feature that will be available to Android developers by the end of the year that uses a combination of biometrics to create a “Trust Score.” The API uses biometrics such as your […]

Tips for Secure Online Shopping Over Memorial Day

By |May 27th, 2016|

With Memorial Day upon us, retailers are promoting special offers and deals for the holiday weekend. That means, cyber criminals will be on the prowl. To ensure you’re keeping your personal information safe while online shopping, here’s some security best practices to keep top-of-mind:

Keep your devices up-to-date. Ensure you’re using the latest software for […]

Social Media Security Best Practices

By |May 20th, 2016|

One of the major benefits of social media is that you can connect with friends and family both near and far. However, social media can also leave us vulnerable to identity theft and other risks. Cyber criminals are constantly looking for ways to steal our most precious information, and just think how much information we […]

Summer Travel: 5 Tips to Help Keep You Secure

By |May 11th, 2016|

We wrangled five more tips to help keep you safe this summer while traveling (or whenever you decide to travel, for that matter). Identity thieves are constantly looking for opportunities to steal your most precious information – and typically identity theft is the farthest thing from your mind when planning a vacation. These five tips […]

When a hack, is not a hack

By |May 5th, 2016|

TechCrunch reported last week that the streaming music service Spotify suffered a security breach. A list containing hundreds of account credentials, including emails, usernames, passwords and other account details, appeared on the website Pastebin on April 23. If you’re a Spotify user, you will likely want to change your password.

Some Spotify users noticed suspicious activity […]

Medical Identity Theft: Help Keep Your Medical Information Safe

By |April 29th, 2016|

Last year, the healthcare industry was the second most impacted industry with nearly 36% of the breaches publically reported. That’s not surprising considering major breaches like Anthem, Premiera and Excellus that totaled a combined 99.8 million records breached in 2015.

In addition to businesses, consumers are feeling the impact. Two million victims were impacted by medical […]

March Madness: A Mobile Security Reminder to Consumers

By |April 19th, 2016|

This year’s NCAA tournament proved to be extra exciting with the number of upsets and the first buzzer beater in college basketball championship game history. Many people stayed up-to-date with the tournament via their mobile device. If you followed the excitement on the CBS Sports app, take note of the below.

Mobile security firm Wandera discovered […]

The Battle Over Encryption

By |April 11th, 2016|

In the wake of the Apple and FBI battle, we’ve seen heightened awareness around encryption. The most recent example of this is seen through WhatsApp, the online instant messaging service owned by Facebook with more than one billion global users, who rolled out end-to-end encryption for all of its users.

So, what exactly does this mean? According to […]

5 Tips for Better Security

By |March 29th, 2016|

For most individuals, the idea of implementing security practices in everyday life seems overwhelming. However, now more than ever, individuals need to be cognizant of how to protect their identities, as cybercriminals are constantly finding new ways to commit fraud.

To help keep your digital identity secure, we’ve wrangled five quick and easy tips for individuals […]

Roundup of Security and Privacy Themes at SXSW Interactive 2016

By |March 21st, 2016|

Every year, hundreds of thousands of thought leaders flock to Austin, TX to share ideas, discuss pressing trends, and network with other professionals at the South by Southwest Interactive conference. This year, conversations around privacy and security took center stage. Here’s a glimpse of the privacy and security themes at this year’s conference.

The debate over […]

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