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Learnings from Apple’s stance on data security

By |2019-03-27T21:26:37+00:00February 20th, 2016|Cyber Security, Industry News|

In the wake of the San Bernardino tragedy, The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized an iPhone that was used by one of the shooters. The FBI obtained a court order requesting Apple’s cooperation in cracking the phone’s passcode. This has generated an interesting debate surrounding encryption – for which the outcome may impact us [...]

Is Your Password, “Password”?

By |2019-03-27T21:26:37+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Industry News|

We cannot stress enough the importance of using secure and unique passwords in your day-to-day life. Unique, complex passwords should be used to protect our social networks, bank accounts, email accounts and more. However, most Americans do not take great care in crafting these passwords. For the past five years, password management company SplashData has [...]

Safe Social Networking Practices

By |2019-03-27T21:26:38+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Online Safety|

Consumers are sharing more information online than ever before. DOMO created an infographic to show how much content consumers are sharing online. Every minute, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram users are sharing nearly 2.5 million pieces of content, 300,000 tweets and 220,000 photos respectively. Many times, without realizing the impact of what they are sharing. Here [...]

Best Practices for Password Security

By |2016-03-21T18:16:57+00:00June 5th, 2015|Industry News|

The inherent problem with data security is human error. Far too often, consumers use weak passwords and reuse their passwords across multiple sites, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft and fraud in the event of a breach. Each year, password manager company SplashData compiles a list of the top 10 worst passwords. And it’s no [...]