Cybersecurity Market: Trending Upwards

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Josh Henry, ,

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Rising Cybersecurity Market Trends      The cybersecurity market is rapidly expanding in today’s society; and rightfully so. The steady increase in data breaches and threats to our identities show no signs of slowing down. Additionally, the demand for professionals in the cybersecurity market field is rapidly growing According to an article from Cybersecurity Ventures, the estimated … Read more

Hospitality Breaches

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Josh Henry, ,

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Leaving the Light on for Everyone Hospitality breaches are the newest target for bad actors. Data breaches are making headlines more and more. As a result, large corporations in the hospitality industry are acquiring large targets on their back. Of course, this is no surprise. In fact, this problem has escalated since last year. Needed … Read more

Malicious Apps: For Play or Prey?

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Josh Henry, ,

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Malicious Apps Today’s society is adapting to excessive use of cell phones and personal data stored in them. Federal laws have been changed to protect citizens from police authorities rummaging through our cell phones without the proper documentation. Considering that criminals have much less trouble adapting than lawmakers, they are usually one step ahead and … Read more

IOT Devices- Information Outsourcing Terror

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Josh Henry, ,

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IoT Devices are on the Rise A rising trend in consumer markets today are the virtual assistant such as Amazon’s Echo or the Google mini. Juniper Research predicts that 55% of homes in the U.S. will feature an IOT device by 2022. This ushers in a debate regarding the privacy and security of your information. … Read more

Card Skimmers: What are you Sliding Yourself Into?

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Josh Henry, ,

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What are Card Skimmers? Mechanisms referred to as “card skimmers” have been a major threat to data security in recent years. These devices enable thieves to withdraw information from the magnetic strip of your card when its casually used at an ATM or store. As the trend grows, the devices become more sophisticated.  Banks, law … Read more

Cyber Insurance: Be Prepared for a Breach!

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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At the end of the day, we trust that the internet is safe. Now, many people will protest to this statement. But the mere fact that you send emails, make online purchases, or have a social media account shows your sense of security. However, this security is bred out of necessity. No matter the job … Read more

Identity of Things: IoT Security

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Tricia A. Howard, ,

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It is no secret that IoT Security (or lack thereof) has taken the industry by storm – and with good reason. Thanks to a couple of newsworthy incidents involving the (in)famous Internet of Things, most organizations are rethinking their overall IoT security posture. However, that is a daunting task to master. With such a variety … Read more

Email: The Ultimate Phishing Hole

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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Recently, we talked about the importance of questioning everything when it comes to cybersecurity; telephone calls, websites, text messages, snaps, any of these mediums are a forum for viruses. As the threats continue to change and grow, many people have started to become more aware of how widespread phishing has become. Phishing has grown in popularity, … Read more