Our experts are often in the news commenting on the latest breach and threats to your identity. See and hear what they think about the risks consumers and businesses face. Watch and listen to our latest coverage.
It's important for your business to know key aspects of the Florida Information Protection Act (FIPA) even if the new law doesn't impact your business, according to Eduard Goodman, chief privacy officer of CyberScout, and co-authors of this article featured in Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report.
How Your Job Search Could Threaten Your Identity
You finally landed a great job. Whether you were a new graduate, or among the long-term unemployed or under-employed, you put yourself out there and made it happen. But let's say that you flipped a few stones on the job market that were best left unturned, and you got scammed somewhere along the way. Adam Levin, founder and chairman of CyberScout and Credit.com, talks about the risk of identity theft as your scour the help wanted ads.
Into the Breach
A significant percentage of data breaches are caused by weak passwords, insecure computer network portals and lost smartphones. Policyholders should be encouraged to draft incident response plans and to contact their brokers or carriers as soon as a breach is discovered, in order to access experts such as forensic experts, legal counsel and crisis management specialists. Nate Spurrier, CyberScout Director of Business Development, explains the breach process in this Canadian Underwriter article (pg. 57).
Web Searches for Jimmy Kimmel Deemed "Dangerous"
Nearly one of every five online searches for "Jimmy Kimmel" can lead Internet surfers to websites where identity thieves and other nefarious types lurk, according to McAfee, a software unit of Intel Security. How? Adam Levin, CyberScout Founder and Chairman, explains in this Hollywood Reporter article.
Breach Awareness Made Easy
What if companies had to disclose breach history in the same way food companies display nutritional information? Adam Levin, CyberScout founder and chairman, spoke with Dark Reading about his concept - the Breach Disclosure Box.
5 Breach Management Tips
Identity theft has become a rite of passage for both enterprises and individuals. For credit unions, making the right decisions about breaches and identity theft can protect reputations and save time and money better spent on growing the world of possibilities for your members. A wrong decision can mean extinction.
6 Security Strategies for Mobile Employees
Though customer relations are often built around face-to-face interactions and in-branch service, much of the activity in today's financial institutions involves employees who are moving between different office locations, meeting customers offsite, and traveling to business functions. Deena Coffman, CyberScout Consulting, explains the various security challenges, and opportunities, for employees on the go.