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May 25, 2016
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By Roger Yu

Payroll. Customer relationship management. Employee benefits.

These are a few of the common cost-of-doing-business functions most companies must expense and which many have chosen to outsource.

You can add network security to that list. In the digital age, all companies must come to grips with rising exposures to criminal hacking; and many,...

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May 25, 2016
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By Pierluigi Stella

The sheer idea of hacking into a network and stealing data is based on being stealthy. Hackers are really good at that.

The revelation last week that the password breach first reported by LinkedIn in 2012 was, in fact, much bigger than anyone thought, proves the point.

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May 17, 2016
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By Jeanine Skowronski

Maybe it’s a sudden influx of subprime credit card offers in your mailbox. Or a bill from an issuer you don’t recognize. Or, even, a debt collection notice regarding a charged-off account you never opened.

Whatever telltale sign emerges, you now have reason to believe a credit card has been taken out in your name. While...

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May 13, 2016
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By Brooke Niemeyer

If you’ve ever broken a bone, you may feel there’s no worse pain in the world. But a recent survey shows that one in five American’s would rather do just that than deal with identity theft.

Harris Poll conducted an online survey of 2,100 adults on behalf of Feedzai, a company focused on...

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May 10, 2016
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By Jeanine Skowronski

Life can get hectic and, while media attention on big data breaches has certainly put folks on high alert, there are times when you slip and give some of your personal information away.

Lots of this info, like your credit card account and health insurance ID, can be changed with relative ease. There are nine little digits you’re...

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April 19, 2016
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By James LaDue

The internet is a strange and dangerous place, especially when it comes to your personal information. With all the hackers and scammers out there, protecting your information in cyberspace is much more of a challenge these days than simply demonstrating common sense. And you can’t just rely on your bank’s internet security measures anymore.

Cyber-thieves have now found...

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March 27, 2016
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The Privacy XChange Forum just got better.

Register now for a complimentary ticket to the fourth annual privacy event of the year.

PxF4Oct. 16-18, 2016Boulders Resort & Spa

PxF4 promises exciting new speakers, including former C.I.A. employee and whistle-blower Edward Snowden, and...

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March 21, 2016
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By Kali Geldis

Most people expect their medical data to remain in just a few hands — their doctor, their pharmacist, their family, etc. — but prescription medication data can be shared with a number of companies you may not expect.

Consumer Reports reminded readers last week that...

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March 18, 2016
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By Jeanine Skowronski

Here’s another reason to be extra careful about what you type into your web browser.

Cybersecurity firm Endgame has unearthed a new spin on the good old “typosquatting” scam — the practice of purchasing domain names similar to legitimate websites (Think Gooogle.com) in hopes that a small keyboard snafu nets hackers access to your computer.

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