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Data Security

  1. Press: Security breach and spilled secrets have shaken NSA to Its core
    Jake Williams had written on his company blog about the Shadow Brokers, a mysterious group that had somehow obtained many of the hacking tools the United States used to spy on other countries. Now the… | Nov 13, 2017
  2. Press: New rules to protect your online privacy already under threat
    At a time when our country is divided about so many issues, there’s an area of overwhelming agreement: the importance of privacy. A Pew study found that 91 percent of adults feel they have lost… | Feb 09, 2017
  3. Press: Why giving up your phone number can mean giving up your privacy
    Forget divorce or the dissolution of a business partnership. In 2017, your most unpredictable, time-consuming and financially perilous breakup may be with your old phone number. Phone numbers have become the keys to unlocking an array… | Nov 28, 2016
  4. Press: Googling yourself will soon bring a new surprise
    Google announced that a card linking to your account settings will show up when you search for your own name, making it easier to find and manage your data. Users can also search for "I lost… | Jun 02, 2016
  5. Press: Apple: The FBI wants to roll back safeguards
    The threat to our personal information is just the tip of the iceberg. Your phone is more than a personal device. In today’s mobile, networked world, it’s part of the security perimeter that protects your… | Mar 07, 2016
  6. Press: CFPB takes action on data security
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday ordered online payment processor Dwolla Inc. to pay a $100,000 fine for deceiving customers about its security practices — the first action it has taken related to data… | Mar 03, 2016
  7. Press: Apple’s working to make iPhones even tougher to hack into
    Fearing that the government may be able to order it to bypass security features in newer-model phones, Apple has quietly begun working on enhancements that would prevent the company from updating the software of an iPhone without… | Feb 25, 2016
  8. Press: Smart TVs an ‘inevitable’ path for hackers
    If it connects to the Internet, it's vulnerable to attack.  Digital security experts warn that smart TVs - Internet-enabled television sets -- provide cybercriminals a new way to sneak into your home computer and… | Jan 21, 2016
  9. Press: Apps to manage passwords so they are harder to crack
    According to a study released this week by SplashData, a developer of password management software, consumers continue making the riskiest choices with passwords by consistently using overly simple ones. Here’s what it boils… | Jan 21, 2016
  10. Press: No business too small to be hacked
    The threat to small businesses is growing, some experts say. Sixty percent of all online attacks in 2014 targeted small and midsize businesses, according to Timothy C. Francis, enterprise leader of cyberinsurance at Travelers. | Jan 15, 2016

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