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  1. Online and Mobile Banking—Secure or Compromised?

    For the first time ever, there are more people using mobile banking apps than people who actually go into their bank branch, according to a new survey by Javelin Strategy & Research. This comes as hardly a surprise; even tiny banks are now able to offer day-to-day services, like check depositing or account management, on…


  2. ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Cyber Scams

    The holidays are the biggest time of year for last minute shopping sprees—suddenly those discount emails, usually regarded as spam, are looking particularly tempting. Such emails are commonplace in an attempt to generate online sales, and while many are legitimate, cybercriminals also use this avenue, among others, to scam unsuspecting individuals. Adobe reported that this…


  3. A Look at Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

    On October 7 Google announced their new project Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), an open source initiative, that will aim to make the mobile web experience faster. As Search Engine Watch summarizes, AMP “simplify cumbersome HTML, CSS and JavaScript elements, resulting in a stripped down page that only includes the most vital content (text, images, videos,…


  4. Why Home Network Security Is Important

    The Internet of Things began as a concept of the future of connected technology and is now a reality. The average home has multiple connected devices, following in the footsteps of technologically savvy enterprises and businesses. However, more than half of consumers don’t actually believe that IoT devices have the necessary security in place to…


  5. EMV Cards: What’s the Chip and Who’s Liable Now?

    According to research done by Barclays in 2015, the US is responsible for 47% of global credit card fraud, while only accounting for 24% of card volume. This staggering statistic, along with massive commercial hacks affecting millions of Americans over the past few years, is reason enough to suggest that credit security is demanding new…