• Paranoid's Guide to Hacked Identity

    #analysis, #pii, #databreach

    October 17, 2017

    What do you do when your identity has been stolen? At CSR we get that question a lot.

    While we deal with improving data privacy for businesses, that data privacy is all about the pers...

  • Has My Business Been Breached?

    #analysis, #databreach

    October 11, 2017

    It's not like in the movies where a siren goes off when a hacker accesses your files. There are intrusion detection systems that work like that, but few are in place, and there are ways around them. The truth is, our...

  • Hurricane verses Data Breach

    September 29, 2017

    Would you rather lose a months revenue to a hurricane or all of your customers' personally identifiable information in a data breach?

    Tough question. But the answer should be eas...

  • Sonic Data Breach: Lawsuits begin hitting in 24 hours

    #news, #databreach, #lawsuit, #analysis

    September 28, 2017

    One day after the news that Sonic was hit with a data breach, and the same day the company confirmed the rumors, the first lawsuit hit.

    Federman & Sherwood filed a lawsuit against...

  • Deloitte email hacked, client secrets stolen

    #news, #databreach, #analysis

    September 25, 2017

    Sometimes, getting your email system hacked is worse than losing personally identifiable information. Confidential data can be more valuable than credit card numbers when it comes to business secrets. A lot more valu...

  • Two-Factor SMS Authentication is No Longer Safe

    #analysis, #news, #authentication

    September 21, 2017

    If you use SMS two-factor authentication for your email program or any banking applications, you need to understand that it is no longer safe. Switch to a different two-factor verification method if possible or take ...

  • Your Customer List is Personally Identifiable Information

    #analysis, #pii

    September 20, 2017

    Small businesses often tell us that they do not have any personally identifiable information ("PII"). They claim that they do not have any data that a hacker would want. They are almost without exception, d...

  • Your Own People Are Largely Responsible for Data Breaches

    #analysis, #stats

    August 30, 2017

    "Humans are the greatest asset of any given organisation but also the weakest link within, being predominantly unaware of their behaviour and providing ample opportunities for intruders to infiltrate
  • Data Breaches You Never Hear About: The Unreported

    #analysis, #stats

    August 29, 2017

    You only have to glance at a news site or scan your social media page to realize that hundreds of data breaches are documented each year. But consider this: The breaches you read about and hear about represent just t...

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