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.
Top 6 most common breach scenarios to avoid
Managing risk is an art form. Fortunately, life insurance agents and carriers working in the information security and data protection sectors have a great starting point when discussing policyholders’ risks. Deena Coffman, CyberScout Consulting CEO, outlines the various trigger events that are often responsible for a large percentage of data breaches in this LifeHealthPro article.
New weapon to fight credit card fraud at the gas station
Criminals who steal credit or debit cards or make counterfeit ones with stolen account numbers need somewhere to use them without getting caught. At self-serve gas stations, pay-at-the-pump terminals are the perfect place because there’s no clerk involved who might spot the fraudulent transaction. Adam Levin, founder and chairman of CyberScout and Credit.com, talks to Consumer Man Herb Weisbaum about avoiding fraud at the pump.
The Fundamentals of Vendor Security
Healthcare providers have to think of a lot when it comes to protecting the privacy of their patients' sensitive information. But there are ways to do that and increase the bottom line. Deena Coffman, CyberScout Consulting CEO and CyberScout Chief Information Security Officer, explains in this Becker's Hospital Review article.
Home Depot security breach and the steps customers can take
Protecting Employees with an Identity Management Benefit
With the risk of cyber events and identity theft increasing every day, employers and benefits brokers have a real opportunity to provide a voluntary coverage solution that gets to the heart of employees’ needs—protecting their identities. Chief Strategy Officer Alex Tsetsenekos explains the value-add of an identity theft management voluntary benefit in Voluntary Benefits Magazine.
Apple (AAPL), Home Depot (HD) Tread Lightly on Hacking Attacks
Apple's hack attack is making waves and Adam Levin, founder and chairman, CyberScout spoke with ABC News about the breaking news about their hack. Also, Home Depot reports massive breach of customer data.
Secure Your Devices—and Data—from Hackers and Breaches
In light of the recent celebrity hack, it's important to know the dos and don'ts for creating strong passwords to protect your accounts online. CyberScout Founder and Chairman Adam Levin spoke with MSNBC about how to create a strong password.
Managing Data Protection in Higher Education
Colleges and universities are increasingly falling victim to information security breaches and data exposures. No college or university is immune, regardless of size. What was once an occasional problem is now something that happens with startling regularity, and higher learning institutions may soon view privacy breaches as near-certain events. Thoughtful planning and effective resource deployment are crucial to stem the tide. Deena Coffman, CEO, CyberScout Consulting outlines steps to keep the unique information held at educational establishment in the right hands.
4 Reasons Not to Use Your Debit Card at a Bar
Bar = party, but you don’t want to run up debt and wreck your credit, so you make a conscious effort to use a debit card. Adam Levin, founder and chairman of CyberScout and Credit.com, outlines a few ways your debit card use while imbibing can get your identity tipsy.