Athletes from around the world aren't the only ones seeking global domination during this year’s Winter Olympics. Hackers, crackers, and cybercriminals are also looking to take home some gold in 2018. From evolving malware schemes to drone takedowns, here’s what you may have missed.
Equifax once again finds itself in the news due to its widely-publicized 2017 data breach. And, once again, it’s because the breach has turned out to be worse than first reported. Here’s what you need to know about the latest revelations and the impact it could have on your employees.
Your business runs extensive background checks before talking to a job candidate; you have guest sign-in procedures that rival the Pentagon’s; and you put out wet floor signs if there’s so much as a cloud in the sky.
You’re doing everything you can to reduce your company’s liability. But are you adopting the same approach to opening emails and evaluating cybersecurity risks? If not, it could cost your company a fortune.
With so many options on the market, brokers can have a difficult time selecting which benefits to recommend to employers. However, one option has been growing in popularity year after year — identity protection. Here are a few reasons identity theft is making it to the top of brokers’ benefits lists.
We’re well into 2018, and yet we’re still discovering data breaches that occurred last year. In January alone, an Indian-based newspaper claimed they were able to access the personal information of 1 billion citizens, while OnePlus confirmed hackers stole credit card details from thousands of their online customers. Let’s take a closer look at just a few of the reasons why 2017 is destined to be known as the Year of the Breach.
You realize you’re at risk of identity theft. You’ve accepted that your partner, parents, and siblings are also targets. You’ve even come to terms with the fact your teenager may be in danger. But, sadly, this is not the extent of family members who face this threat.
The biggest target of all may also be the most defenseless — your baby. That’s right, cybercriminals are now stealing the identities of infants and selling their personal data on the dark web.
More than 150 million Americans had their personal data compromised in 2017, and that means 2018 could be a record-setting year for tax fraud. While identity thieves can scam the IRS in many ways, one of the most popular is to file a fraudulent tax return on behalf of a victim. All they need is a Social Security number and a name, and cybercriminals can make off with nearly anyone’s hard-earned money.
Here’s what you need to know about one of the nation’s largest scams.
We’ve reached the conclusion of our first blog series dedicated to HR professionals, and to better assist you in your crusade to protect employees’ personal data, we’re putting our helpful content in one place — this blog. In the coming weeks and months, we’ll be updating this page with related material and resources you can use at your company, so be sure to bookmark it.
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You make them wear a helmet when they ride their bike, smother them in sunscreen before heading to the beach, and triple check their car seat before putting on your seatbelt. Parents do everything they can think of to protect their children, but they often overlook one critical area — safeguarding their children’s privacy and identity.
Hackers and identity thieves have more tools than ever to invade your home and compromise your children’s privacy. And, the sad part is, your child’s most beloved toy may be helping them.
In last week’s blog, we covered some of the major costs companies incur when employees have their personal data compromised. Today’s article will focus on four key steps human resources can take to prevent these costs by protecting their company’s greatest assets — their employees.