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Ransomware Attack Trends: Tips For Prevention & Response
Ransomware continues to cause severe disruptions and the loss of critical data within business information systems. It is also leveraging the use of certain
United States
11 Sep 2019
Business Email Compromises: Tips For Prevention & Response
Malicious attackers continue to use email platforms for nefarious purposes.
United States
5 Sep 2019
Ransomware Reminders: Implementing Best Practices & Avoiding The Biggest Mistakes
Attackers often do not know the identity of their victims – they may only know their IP address.
United States
3 Jul 2019
The Financial Fraud Kill Chain: Combatting Fraudulent Money Transfers
Businesses are constantly targeted by criminals attempting to gain access to information that will allow them to fraudulently divert wire transfers.
United States
3 Apr 2019
It's A Bird, It's A Plane, No… It's Cryptojacking!
You attempt to log on to your computer, but it is non-responsive. Other users are also having trouble logging on.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Modlishka – Exploiting Two-Factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a commonly used means of securing access to website accounts through easily understood login procedures.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Identity Theft: The Crime Of The New Millennium - Tips For Prevention And Recovery
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
United States
23 Jan 2019
W-2 Image Exploits: With the Tax Season Come the Thieves
If you process or store Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements, you are a target.
United States
16 Jan 2019
Tax Return Theft: Tips For Prevention & Response
As the Internal Revenue Service warned tax professionals last month, malicious actors are currently attempting to hack into tax preparers' networks to steal 2019 tax return information
United States
14 Jan 2019
Ransomware: Recommendations For Preparation And Response
The response to an encryption attack can be very difficult. Encrypted critical data usually places a business in a crisis with no ability – or an extremely limited ability – to conduct basic operations.
United States
10 Jan 2019
Michigan Next State To Adopt Insurance Data Security Model Law
Michigan is poised to become the next state to adopt a data security law similar to the Insurance Data Security Model Law (Model Law) advocated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
United States
9 Jan 2019
Cybersecurity Resolutions For 2019
A new year is upon us, which means people across the world will resolve to exercise more, eat healthier, eliminate financial debt and, most importantly, enhance their cybersecurity over the coming year. Good luck to all in their annual quest!
United States
7 Jan 2019
Lack Of Code Diversity In Cryptocurrency Ethereum May Be Propagating Bad Code
Ethereum, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $21.8 billon, is causing serious anxiety in the cryptocurrency marketplace
United States
15 Nov 2018
American Bar Association Issues Data Breach Guidance
On October 17, 2018, the American Bar Association (ABA) released Formal Opinion 483 (the Opinion) which formally recognized that lawyers have an ethical duty to notify clients ...
United States
25 Oct 2018
Social Engineering Targets: Email Compromises A Quick Prevention Guide
More than ever before, malicious actors are targeting email platforms in an attempt to access and monetize sensitive personal information.
United States
17 Oct 2018
European Parliament Votes To Suspend The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament voted to suspend the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (Privacy Shield)
16 Jul 2018
California Enacts Sweeping, EU-Style Privacy Law
The new law requires such businesses to be more transparent in their data collection and sharing practices.
United States
12 Jul 2018
Protecting Against Ransomware Attacks: Security And Best Practices Tips
Encryption attacks, more commonly known as ransomware, are one of the major cyber threats facing businesses today.
United States
16 Apr 2018
Attorney Liability For Wire Fraud Involving Settlement Payments
With advances in technology, both consumers and professionals whose services they utilize conduct more and more business electronically.
United States
19 Mar 2018
GDPR, Part VI: What Are The Roles Of U.S. Regulators?
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) will mark a sea change in how its member states will seek to protect ...
European Union
27 Dec 2017
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