Own an E-Commerce Business? Here’s How to Secure Customer Data

A guest post from From Siege Media

Data breaches are more or less becoming commonplace. In the last several years, companies the likes of Under Armour, Home Depot, Equifax, and even Target have fallen victim to ruthless cyber-attacks, resulting in the loss of profit, reputation, and customers. 

This obviously has a huge affect on ...

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Corporate Execs Fear the Phish

A recent report says that 75% of corporate executives believe what 100% of cybersecurity professionals know:  phishing emails represent the greatest cyber-threat to business computer systems and networks.  Humans are still the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain.  Cybersecurity awareness training and simulated phishing testing is seen as the most effective way to improve detection and avoidance in employees.  To be truly effective training frequency should happen quarterly, but often is ...

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Many Popular Printers Provide Easy Attack Surfaces

Printers seems to be simple devices that we use to convert information into a physical form, usually text on paper.  But all printers are really small special purpose computers.  They have processors, RAM memory, and storage in the form of solid state chips or entire hard drives.  The operating system is often some form of Linux.  They usually can be accessed and configured ...

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What Happened to Klaus?

We are surrounded by helpful electronic female voices in the guises of Siri, Alexa, Cortana, and Hello Google.  As a man, I find these soothing female assistants to be cheerful, calming, and reassuring, sort of like an electronic Mom.

While some people want to get into the inherent sexist gender bias of having all these helpers be female, here’s ...

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Guest Post – The Biggest Ever Cases of Bank Fraud Infographic

A guest post from Josh Wardini

Fintech Adoption: When Will the West Catch Up?

The floodgates of global investment for fintech startups did not open wide until after the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, the level of capital funding for these services has consistently increased.

Our friends at Fortunly attest that venture capitalists have always favored fintech startups in ...

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A New View of the Singularity

I have written a number of times about The Singularity, an occurrence in the potentially not too distant future, about 2030 to 2050, when one or more of our computer pals wakes up and becomes self-aware.  This Singular Artificial Intelligence would be capable of self-updating, making improvements faster and more powerfully, until it surpassed human intelligence.  The outcome could have profound ...

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66% of Small and Medium Size Business Leaders Are Delusional

The title may see a little harsh, but  a recent survey according to Keeper Security’s 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study is that 66% of SMB business leaders do not believe they will be victimized by at cyber-attack.  That’s two out of three business owners.  I would love to say I’m shocked, but my experience with my own clientele would confirm it.

According to the Poneman ...

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