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by: Allison Montgomery  /  April 1, 2015


Data breaches have increased by almost half since 2013. I'll let that sink in. In 2014 alone, there were over 1,500 data breaches worldwide. Major companies such as Target, Staples, Neiman Marcus, Home Depot, and more were attacked. Millions of customers' credit card...

by: Allison Montgomery  /  March 16, 2015


Has China hacked all major businesses in the United States? Have they stolen valuable information? According to former NSA director Mike McConnell, China has been behind the majority of the security breaches at U.S. companies. McConnell was the director at the National...


by: Bryon Turcotte  /  December 31, 2014


As one sits and reflects on a year gone by, there is a lot to take in… It doesn't matter if you are a seasoned technical professional or someone who rarely looks at the internet (are there any of these creatures left?) – you have been slightly touched by the events which...


by: Bryon Turcotte  /  November 21, 2014


Lately, it seems like all I read about is one security breach on top of another. Lots of confident people pushing in the back doors of other confident people to steal all their stuff. I'm beginning to wonder if hackers, terrorists, and highly infectious diseases ceased to...


by: Bryon Turcotte  /  October 29, 2014


We have once again reached that time of the year when hearts beat a bit faster, the moon glows a little brighter, the nights seem a bit darker, and toothaches will reach an all-time high. The Halloween season is upon us as the festivities of October 31st fall quaintly on...


by: Bryon Turcotte  /  October 13, 2014


Today's world is filled with battles, attacks, threats, and vulnerabilities . Whether you flip a page, change a channel or click a mouse, you are continually reminded that you may or may not be totally protected by that large wall of safety and security you believed would...


by: Bryon Turcotte  /  October 2, 2014


According to an article recently published by CSO online, a recent investigation has uncovered the efforts of a group of hackers who have been attacking web servers with "_network attached storage devices_" weakened by the Shellshock Bash vulnerability. The article indicates...


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