Category Archives: Data Security

Why the Apple-FBI Feud Affects YOU!

While the eyes of everyone in the technology sector watched the Apple-FBI feud about a key to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone, you should have been watching too. You might wonder why this situation affected you, and the reason is simple. … Continue reading

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Five Social Media #Security Tips

Many of the previous posts on this blog have been geared toward midsize businesses to assist them with their information security strategies and to keep their data safe. However, with the widespread use of social media, this post focuses on … Continue reading

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When Making Your New Year’s Resolutions, Don’t Forget Your InfoSec Resolutions

There are the common New Year’s resolutions like unplugging more often, planning more vacations or staycations, reading more books, writing a book, and losing weight. But, in today’s connected and always plugged in world, it’s easy to ignore technology. So, … Continue reading

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Three Security Concerns for 2016

As we near the end of 2015, what will 2016 look like in the information security sector? Undoubtedly there be an increase in data breaches across all industries, but will businesses take the high road and inform their customers and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Security When Considering a Merger or Acquisition

In today’s competitive era, businesses all want to stand apart from the competition. Some businesses may provide a truly unique product or service, some may have a celebrity endorsement, and some may sport a memorable name. But as businesses become … Continue reading

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How to Make Sure Your Brand Is Not #1 When It Comes to Cybersecurity Breaches

According to a recent post in NetworkWorld by Maria Korolov, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scored at the bottom in a cybersecurity survey of 485 large colleges and universities. For a prestigious university known internationally for producing talented individuals … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Have a Cloud Computing Usage Policy?

Many businesses have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to Work policy, a risk management policy, and some businesses are even tech-savvy enough to have a social media policy. Some businesses go one step further and introduce and review all … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Security When Developing Corporate Mobile Apps – Time for Another Look

About a year ago, I wrote a post about the importance of security when developing mobile device apps. As part of the post, I also discussed the importance of security when evaluating the “bring your own device” to work (BYOD) … Continue reading

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The Managed Service Provider (MSP) Quandary: They’re Only as Good as You Allow Them to Be

When I hear of managed service providers (MSPs), I think of services in a compartmentalized box or a box of Legos. While that may be a simplistic view of what a MSP is, it actually fits because that’s how companies … Continue reading

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5 Must-Ask Questions Before Adding the Cloud to Your Infrastructure

In a previous post, I asked, “Is Your Business Ready for the Cloud?” Five key issues were detailed to assist midsize businesses before making the decision to move to the cloud. But once your leadership and IT teams make the … Continue reading

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