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Summer Traveling Cybersecurity Tips

Hopefully you have vacation plans for this summer. Unfortunately, more people than ever do some work on vacation. Surveys estimate are over 60% of Americans work on vacation. If you or your employees plan to connect with the office during your summer...  [Read More]

Federal, state governments struggling with cybersecurity expertise

Agencies at the state and federal levels are having significant difficulties attracting and retaining sufficient numbers of qualified cybersecurity personnel....  [Read More]

OK Google Not So OK by Dr. Jane LeClair

According to Peter Bright, “Not OK, Google: Chromium voice extension pulled after spying concerns” (June 24, (http://arstechnica.com), Google as done the right thing and pulled the extension from the Chromium/Chrome browser, following concerns from the public that it was installed secretly and...  [Read More]

2015 National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference and Exhibition

Dr. Jane LeClair and Dr. Michael Verro are attending the 2015 National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference and Exhibition in Baltimore, Maryland....  [Read More]

Business Cybersecurity Statistics

Business Cybersecurity Statistics Three surveys in recent months explored select impacts and behavior of businesses regarding cybersecurity. The following business figures on cybersecurity can help businesses gauge their position relative to other businesses. What do small businesses think about cybersecurity? Small business...  [Read More]

Drip Drip Drip

Drip Drip Drip It has been over a week now since word was released of the massive cyber breach at the Office of Personnel Management. At that time government officials claimed that personal records of over 4 million federal employees had been...  [Read More]

It’s not the network they want, it’s the data

It’s not the network they want, it’s the data The recent disclosures of the data hack at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) remind us that data is now a valuable commodity. As “big data” proliferates, so do the targets. Data drives...  [Read More]

Mobile security must factor in user experience

Mobile security strategies that ignore this issue may create more problems than they solve....  [Read More]

Webinar: Human Hacking; The Art of Social Engineering

Join us for a FREE webinar on July 8, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). Register for the event now. Industry analysts, security researchers and experts can all agree on one security constant: Your people are your biggest security vulnerability. With that...  [Read More]

Mid-Year Cybersecurity Checklist

Mid-Year Cybersecurity Checklist We are half way through the year and daily hear about new cyber-attacks. What is keeping CEOs awake at night? According to the second annual Travelers Business Risk Index, cyber risk is now the second biggest concern for businesses....  [Read More]