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March 24, 2017
Employees today expect benefits to go beyond physical health to a broader concept of wellness. The employee benefits industry has answered the call, giving employers and brokers more benefits that offer employees tools to better navigate their lives. Here are the top seven benefits to consider for...
March 23, 2017
When you give away an old cell phone, you may be handing over a lot of personal information—even if you think you’ve cleared your phone. “It is a treasure trove for identity theft,” said Anthony Serapiglia, assistant professor of computing and information systems at St. Vincent College. Serapiglia...
March 15, 2017
Tax season is underway, and that means your tax refund—and your identity—are in play for identity thieves out to make easy money. Tax identity theft is a fast-growing crime, impacting more than 260,000 victims a year and costing the IRS more than $3 billion in fraudulent tax refunds, according to...
March 13, 2017
The countdown is on. Financial institutions doing business in New York must comply with new cyber security rules from the state’s financial regulator by March 2018. These revamped regulations—the first of their kind nationwide—will impose stringent cyber security requirements on banks, insurers and...
March 13, 2017
Chances are your organization has made critical investments in technology to deliver convenience and cost savings to customers. But for these investments to work, you need to make sure the new technologies also safeguard your customers’ identities and privacy. In this webinar from Aberdeen Group...
February 28, 2017
The most common credentials are a combination of username and password, but those have lost a good bit of their protective powers. Next-generation credentials also are edging toward a precarious place. Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of compromised credentials and how to mitigate...
February 28, 2017
Are you losing your identity? The good folks at Equifax suggest you very well may be. Check out their infographic with the latest information about the state of identity fraud in the United Kingdom. If you suspect you're a victim of identity fraud, be sure to contact your providers. You already may...
February 28, 2017
By now, most in the finance and insurance sectors have been introduced to the New York Department of Financial Services’ (NYDFS) imminent cybersecurity regulations . Rather than proffering a construct for another “voluntary” framework to accurately gauge cybersecurity risk, New York boldly sets...
February 28, 2017
Spring temperatures and budding plants are starting to edge out the worst of the winter weather, so now is the time to spring clean … your mobile device. The very first step is to remove apps you never use. Your phone may run slower due to these old downloads, and they may even be wasting your...
February 28, 2017
Despite awareness that hackers are relentlessly launching cyber attacks, most companies say they don’t have a clearly defined risk strategy or one that applies to the entire company, a new survey finds. The survey, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by RiskVision, polled 641...