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Another trip around the sun and here we are again at Data Privacy Day. The purpose of #DataPrivacyDay is to raise awareness and promote online privacy and security best practices. The important thing, of course, is that privacy isn’t someth...

Imagine it: You’re on your way out for a night on the town and stop by the ATM to replenish your cash supply. You notice that your card seems to stick or is partially blocked when you insert it into the card slot, but you don’t think much o...

Proactive cybersecurity is critical to ensure that an organization’s devices and data are protected from the wide array of threats that are growing by the day. Since 2013 there are approximately 3,809,448 records stolen from breaches ever...

Cybercrime is evolving. Do you remember back when our biggest fear was that our computer would get a virus? Fast forward ten years later, and that’s the least of our concerns. Today, there are trillions of cybercriminals out there that ha...

Kirsten Gillibrand, the US senator for New York, released the call to action last week. She announced draft legislation known as the Data Protection Act on Thursday, February 13, a day after explaining her reasoning in a post on Medium...

Password changes are often recommended to keep your account safe, with some companies enforcing them every 1 - 3 months. We’ll put this myth to rest and show you why changing your password often doesn’t make it more secure.

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