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April 7, 2017
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Tax identity theft is an easy lucrative way for criminals to make money. Think about it: This fast-growing crime accounts for nearly half—45 percent—of identity theft crimes reported to the Federal Trade Commission.

Want to get to your tax refund before the bad guys? Follow these tips from CyberScout experts:

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March 16, 2017
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Tax season is underway, and that means your tax refund—and your identity—are in play for identity thieves out to make easy money.

Tax identity theft is a fast-growing crime, impacting more than 260,000 victims a year and costing the IRS more than $3 billion in fraudulent tax refunds, according to the...

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March 14, 2017
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Chances are your organization has made critical investments in technology to deliver convenience and cost savings to customers.

But for these investments to work, you need to make sure the new technologies also safeguard your customers’ identities and privacy.

In this webinar from Aberdeen Group and CyberScout, cyber security experts came together to disucss how changing user expectations...

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March 14, 2017
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The countdown is on. Financial institutions doing business in New York must comply with new cyber security rules from the state’s financial regulator by March 2018.

These revamped regulations—the first of their kind nationwide—will impose stringent cyber security requirements on banks, insurers and other institutions regulated by the state’s Department of Financial Services.

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January 13, 2017
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It’s difficult to imagine life without the internet. But the very same wonderful attributes that make it convenient and accessible also bring significant risks.

Hackers and thieves gladly exploit these vulnerabilities, and in recent years they’ve become increasingly brazen, their schemes more sophisticated and slippery than ever.

At CyberScout, we believe prevention is key to keeping your identity and data safe in 2017 and beyond. But you, the consumer, are the first line of...

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January 4, 2016
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We've got an easy way to get back in shape now that the holidays are over.

Not you, owner and proprietor. You look great. It's your data security that could use a new fitness plan.

Now is the perfect time to start. With a new year upon us, it's the perfect time to re-examine your organization's data lifecycle, how data is collected, used, transmitted and destroyed.

SMBs are increasingly at risk from hacker attacks...

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January 26, 2015
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Small and medium-size businesses face mounting risks to their data security. Data breaches at large corporations such as Sony Pictures and Morgan Stanley make headlines. But many smaller organizations are typically more vulnerable to threats because they lack the technical and financial resources necessary to properly protect sensitive data.

There are a number of reasons why. Many SMBs are unaware of cybersecurity best practices, according to the National...

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January 22, 2014
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SMB Spotlight

Employees at a fast-growing national company came to work one day to find a daunting message on their computer screens. The company’s network had been hijacked and was being held for ransom. Management faced a tough decision: Should they pay the ransom...

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