Posts Categorized: Security

Why Your Company Needs a Privacy Policy

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For many people, a corporate privacy policy is something to scroll through quickly and click ‘ok’ on. For companies, however, a privacy policy is a business necessity. If your product or service doesn’t already have a privacy policy, it will probably need one soon. Apple recently mandated that all iOS apps have a privacy policy… Read more »

Security Skills To Focus On Hiring For

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As cybercriminals become more advanced and attacks more common, it’s no longer a question of whether your business will become a target, but when it will be. That simple fact has pressured many companies to reflect on how they confront security concern, and how best to devote limited resources in an effort to mitigate the… Read more »

Are You on Top of The Latest Security Trends?

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IT security is constantly changing, and it’s up to you, the IT professional, to make sure you stay on top of the latest trends. Here are a few developments worth keeping an eye on. A focus on the Internet of Things More and more smart devices coming to market continue to expand the so-called Internet… Read more »

Is Cloud Computing More Secure?

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The security of cloud computing has always been a hotly contested topic. When cloud computing first came into popularity, there were numerous hosting startups that did not take security seriously and consequently damaged the reputation of the industry. In truth, cloud solutions are not inherently any more secure or less secure than on-premise or traditionally hosted servers,… Read more »

How To Write A Security Incident Response Plan

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Do you and your employees know what to do in the event of a security breach? Security issues have to be reacted to quickly to reduce damages. A comprehensive security incident response help is the only way to empower your employees to react in a timely fashion and to direct them to the best possible… Read more »

The Worst Passwords Of 2015

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The media constantly reports stories concerning data breaches for some of the biggest entities in retail in the U.S. We have no control over the passwords set up by industry insiders to protect confidential consumer data. However, we can protect ourselves by monitoring our personal accounts and utilizing strong passwords. SplashData recently released the Worst… Read more »

Protecting Your Data in a Virtualized Environment

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The advantages of server virtualization have been responsible for a substantial shift to virtual server deployments. These benefits range from cost savings to the flexibility and agility offered by public and private cloud architectures. Virtualization technologies are becoming an essential element of modern data centers for both large and small businesses. While the move toward… Read more »

Password Managers: Your Own Personal Data Bank Vaults

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Passwords are the keys to our kingdom, they protect and control access to almost everything we do including our online accounts, mobile devices, laptops, and WiFi networks.  However, passwords are also one of the most complex and confusing parts about securing ourselves.  We are told to have long, complex passwords so cyber criminals cannot hack… Read more »