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  1. 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…


  2. 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…


  3. #JeSuisCharlie: Keeping Your Data Safe in Times of Terror

    Earlier this month, the whole world tuned in as France faced a national tragedy when the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo lost 12 of its cartoonists in a terrorist attack. Talk of terrorism, freedom of speech, and the affects of these actions on the rest of the Muslim community flooded the Internet accompanied with the hashtag…


  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…