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Does Your Small Business Have to Fear Russian Cybercrime?

Running a small-to-medium sized business is never easy. You have to worry about a lot of things- paying your employees enough to keep them happy, ensuring you have the right amount of supplies to make or sell your product, figuring out where to locate your business (doubly important if in retail), shipping, receiving, customer service, […]

Snowden Revisited: Where Does Our Privacy Stand Today?

This summer marks the one-year anniversary of the infamous Edward Snowden Leaks. On June 5th of last year, millions of Internet users around the world became aware that the National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring their each and every move on the Internet, and collecting bulk user data for surveillance purposes. Since then, Snowden has […]

Riley and New Snowden Leaks Prove Need for Secure Cloud Data Storage

As seems to be the new normal, the last few weeks have been ones of head-spinning news for privacy advocates and those who defend a more aggressive security regime alike. In the case of Riley vs California, the Supreme Court issued a stunning 9-0 ruling in favor of expanded privacy rights regarding smartphones, shocking even […]

Troubling Trends: Many Websites Still Not Patched for Heartbleed Security Bug

Over the last few months, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the infamous Heartbleed security bug. This bug has affected almost half of all well-known websites and millions of Internet users. Heartbleed could be considered one of the biggest security threats in Web security history, because it exposes the contents of a server’s memory, where most sensitive […]

Best Practices for Protecting Healthcare Records in the Cloud: Patient Data Remains a Target

Protecting the confidentiality and integrity of patient records has always been the prime focus of healthcare industry. This is probably one of the reasons why industries took a long time to adopt cloud computing for healthcare records. As we know, security of data in the cloud environment has always remained under question. Healthcare industries store […]

Keeping an Accurate Data Trail: How Important is Log Management in Information Security?

Security is a very important aspect of any business. Each day, organizations deal with huge amounts of sensitive and critical data. Loss of corporate data due to data breaches can have a significant negative impact on businesses. In order to protect their sensitive data, organizations invest in many security technologies like firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention […]

Why Small Businesses Are Lucrative Targets for Cyber Criminals and How to Protect Yours

A few years back, business owners were under the impression that only big and well-known companies were at risk of cyber attacks. As big organizations handle enormous amounts of data and are highly interconnected, a data breach could have a significant negative impact on the economy. However, with the advancement in technology and the advent of cloud […]

The Importance of Secure Data Backup: Protecting Your Small Business from Big Risks

  It does not matter whether you are a small or large business- data is a vital part of any enterprise. Losing corporate data can cost businesses millions of dollars. Today, a large majority of companies are relying on online data backups to protect their valuable information from being damaged, stolen, or affected by natural disasters like fire or […]

The Social Media Privacy Trap: Facebook to Collect More User Data for Advertising

There is no escape from online advertising in today’s Internet age. Advertisers earn a lot of revenue by placing their ads on popular websites like Facebook and YouTube. These outlets provide a platform to showcase products and services to an extensive audience. Social networking websites have the ability to track your interests and likings based on your […]

Wearable Technologies: New Security Risks that Arise With Innovative Trends

Over the years, technology has evolved at an exponential rate, from desktops to laptops to tablets, and now wearable devices. Wearable technology is currently one of the fastest growing trends. With these devices, connection to the Internet is taken to an all new level. Companies are putting millions of dollars to build the next innovative and technically […]