Five Unique Cyber Threats that You may not have Considered

The downfall of Convenience The continuous advancement of technology is evergreen because of its advantages like easy access and instant gratification. From being able to shop for groceries from their living room, to having vehicles that drive themselves, consumers are loving the convenience that the cyber world is bringing [...]

Five Must Knows About GDPR

What is GDPR? A trending topic these days is the latest data regulation that businesses all around the world will soon follow—GDPR. For those of you who don’t already know what GDPR is, let’s start with the basics. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and was validated by [...]

Curbing Card Fraud at the Pump

What are the Key Steps to Controlling Skimming? Card fraud linked to pay-at-the-pump gas terminals is growing, and that trend will continue until more fraudster convictions are publicized, some security experts say. While they're pleased that another skimming fraudster was sentenced last week, they say the courts need to [...]

By |2012-09-05T08:33:59+00:00September 5th, 2012|Identity Theft|0 Comments

Feds Seize 3 Website Domains Tied to Android Apps

First Time Authorities Seize Domain Names Involving Mobile Apps U.S. federal authorities say they've seized three website domain names that distributed illegal copies of copyrighted Android cell phone applications, the first time website domains involving cell phone app marketplaces have been confiscated. Visitors to the three sites - applanet.net, [...]

By |2012-08-28T09:24:16+00:00August 28th, 2012|Identity Theft|0 Comments

Selling Records for Profit Alleged

Hospital Staffer Targeted Accident Victims' Records, FBI Says A former staff member at Florida Hospital Celebration was arrested last week for allegedly inappropriately accessing more than 760,000 electronic health records with the intent to disclose, transfer or sell certain information for personal gain. Dale Munroe, a former emergency department [...]

By |2012-08-24T08:50:59+00:00August 24th, 2012|HIPAA Risk Analysis, Identity Theft|0 Comments

Small Businesses at Risk from Online File Sharing: Symantec

As more small-business employees share larger files, the security risk is growing, according to a Symantec survey. By: Nathan Eddy As the prevalence of online sharing grows, small and midsize businesses are increasingly at risk due to employees adopting unmanaged, personal-use online file-sharing solutions without permission from IT, according [...]

By |2012-07-10T21:14:26+00:00July 10th, 2012|Corporate Security, Identity Theft|0 Comments

17-year old imposter does CPR on patient in Kissimee, FL

Security measures in place are being questioned in Kissimmee, Florida at Osceola Regional Medical Center after clerk passes as a physicians assistant! Hospital security procedures, including staff screening practices at Osceola Regional Medical Center, are getting a second look after a 17-year-old passed himself off as a physician’s assistant [...]

Outlook on Risk & Security Compliance in 2012 – What to Expect.

This New Year’s Eve, I thought at times my neighbors were using a rocket launcher and several assault rifles to shoot up the New Year.  Lucky for me,  I spent the awake time to contemplate the outlook for risk, threat and security issues for 2012 and here’s what I [...]