In response to the recent November-December breach of credit and debit cards at Target stores across the US (and possibly Canada), some Banks in the US have reacted in subtle and clever ways.
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An employee with a private contractor for Colorado Medicaid was fired after sending an email to a personal account that contained sensitive information on almost 2,000 people.
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Was Target’s breach the result of an insider job? Or was it a network hack? Or was it ….
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Snapchat is a hip and happening mobile app, and you’ve probably heard of it, though not necessarily in flattering terms if you are interested in security.
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With the new year around the corner, we decided to get into the spirit of things and come up with our Top 5 List. Here goes our Top 5 ATM Scams List.
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Big Data – an easily digestible name for the emergence of commodity software designed to allow synchronous N-Dimensional Analytics – quite the mouthful to anyone without a background specialising in the data sciences.
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Identity theft is, well, theft of your identity. Protect against it by safeguarding your identity. Thank you. The End.
Now, did that even qualify as a blog? It did say things that were correct, but made no sense to anyone. So, yes, it qualifies.
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PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has recently released Version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA DSS). Organizations have one year (till December 31, 2014) to become compliant with the new standard.
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FBI’s Seattle division has warned of a new kind of attack nicknamed “man-in-the-e-mail” with reference to the more well known “man-in-the-middle” attacks. According to an FBI notification, this attack has affected 3 companies in the Seattle area of Washington.
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