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  1. New Security Solutions Emerge as IoT Moves into the Public Spotlight

    In today’s world everything is connected. Turn on your crockpot from your phone while you’re standing in line at Target. Check on your sleeping baby while you watch a movie. Though these modern conveniences are great, the interconnectivity of these devices—the Internet of Things (IoT)—is fundamentally unsecure. IoT Security in the Public Spotlight Back in…


  2. How Data Security Is Affecting Consumerism

    What is EV SSL?

    With all the data breaches in 2014, consumer’s trust has dwindled. This lack of trust in a company’s ability to secure consumer’s personal information is a great opportunity for companies. Although companies may look at data protection and encryption as necessary for financial transactions online, many companies are missing out on the benefits of data…


  3. Anthem Hack: Was It Preventable?

    As details of last week’s Anthem hack of up to 80 million customer records continue to emerge, it appears that some fundamental security controls—such as two-factor authentication and encryption—could have helped prevent or significantly minimize the attack. Reports suggest that attackers accessed Anthem’s database using a stolen name and password obtained from one of the…


  4. State of the Union Address Sparks National Discussion about Cybersecurity

    If cybersecurity wasn’t already on the minds of Americans before last Tuesday—it is now. In President Obama’s State of the Union address, he challenged Congress to pass legislation to ward off cyber-attacks that “shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, [and] invade the privacy of American families.” This year may be the year lawmakers…