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September 5, 2018

What Impacts the Average Cost of a Data Breach?

What Impacts the Average Cost of a Data Breach?

According to a report from the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a corporate data breach is around $3.6 million, or about $141 per lost or stolen record. Protect your company from the financial fallout of a breach by evaluating and mitigating these four factors contributing to higher costs.

 

 

Time Before Detection

Identifying a breach can take anywhere from a few days to more than a year. During this time, hackers could be gaining access to data you thought was secure and distributing stolen information across their networks. The longer an incident goes undetected, the more data is lost, [...]

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September 5, 2018

T-Mobile Hacked — 2 Million Customers’ Personal Data Stolen

Your T-Mobile Account Information Could Have Been Stolen

T-Mobile reported that a data breach on August 20 involved the account information of 2 million customers, and your data may have been a part of it. Fortunately, there are ways that you can take action and protect yourself in case identity thieves or other con artists have accessed your confidential information. It is important that you find out if your information was accessed and to take steps to safeguard your identity and financial accounts.

 

Details of the T-Mobile Data Breach

On August 20, T-Mobile's cyber security team detected hackers gaining access to an application programming [...]

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July 18, 2018

Essential Tips for Protecting Your Company From Cyberattacks

Find out how you can take action and protect your business from a variety of cyberattacks.

These tips help businesses in any industry and of any size protect their proprietary data, confidential customer information and financial transactions.

Your company's data is at risk from cyberattacks. These 13 tips offer ways to protect your company from those attacks.

Safeguarding your company's digital sphere requires taking a multipronged approach. From being cautious with email attachments to ensuring that your company keeps all computers, tablets and mobile devices up to date, protecting your company's digital world is an ongoing effort. The time you spend taking action to defend [...]

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July 5, 2018

Cyber Security 101

Basic Security

Follow These Basic Security Steps for Your Computer

 

Blog Excerpt: These simple steps for computer and online security will help you protect your personal and confidential information and keep your operating system and other software up to date, reducing your risk of malware, account takeovers and other digital intrusions.

 

When your computer's operating system and software are not up to date and your passwords are easy to guess, your personal information is at risk. If you're like most people, you do just about everything online nowadays from paying your bills to managing your bank account and even ordering household [...]

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