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November 17, 2017
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The Equifax breach serves as a cautionary tale for CEOs and board members.

The massive breach in September 2017 exposed the identifying information of more than 143 million people, led to congressional hearings and the resignation of CEO Rick Smith.

There is no arguing that we’ll be feeling the ramifications of this breach for a long time coming, and it should ultimately change the way...

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October 2, 2015
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There’s been a lot of talk about cyber security lately, from email hacks at the Pentagon to breaches at insurance carrier databases. But big corporations and the government aren’t only at risk. Small and midsized businesses also must make data and network protection a top priority. If you still haven’t developed a plan to safeguard your company’s information assets, here are the top five reasons cyber security matters for SMBs.

1 – Your reputation...

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June 29, 2015
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The debate over facial recognition software—which can involve identifying someone in a public place without his consent or knowledge—is intensifying. But stopping it might be as futile as trying to slow technological innovation itself.

A new report this week from the tech-research firm Tractica predicts that by...

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May 12, 2015
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As one of our nation’s military service members, you understand the importance of a good defense. It’s probably a big part of the reason you signed up.

That’s why it’s important to know that while you’re putting your life on the line for your country, your financial defenses at home can be left vulnerable if you don’t do a few key things before you leave.

Why it’s critical to defend your credit

It’s a sad reality: when...

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October 6, 2014
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JPMorgan

The massive cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase Bank will impact more than 83 million households and businesses—and hold wide-reaching implications for your individual and commercial customers.

The attack,...

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April 28, 2014
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tornado

Tornadoes have torn through several central states—flattening neighborhoods, wiping out businesses, and injuring and killing many people....

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February 5, 2014
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Javelin report

Years of effort in sounding the alarm about identity theft is beginning to pay off. Now is not the time to let up, because tha's just what the increasingly savvy criminals are counting on.

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December 5, 2013
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travel

Identity theft doesn’t take a vacation—even when you do.

As winter sets in, the bogus offers go out: phishing emails that can unleash malware on your computer, so-called free vacations and prizes that require a credit card or Social...

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December 3, 2013
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Amid the recent changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in March, known as the HIPAA Omnibus rule, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has ramped up its enforcement of the federal privacy legislation.

While vendors and healthcare providers will be held to...

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November 19, 2013
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after tornado

In the aftermath of a catastrophic event—whether it's a tornado, hurricane or other natural disaster—survivors face a long, challenging recovery. While they are rebuilding their lives, they also must take to care to guard...

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