We all know the feeling. You have just found the perfect new car, in your price range, with all the features on your wish list. However, the day is just beginning as the next few hours will be spent negotiating with the dealership and signing dozens of documents to complete the financing and transaction.
Despite the fact that data breaches across the United States happen on what seems to be a daily basis, many Americans still don’t realize how much personal information is available for thieves to use.
The highlights of the sessions are an interpretation by InfoArmor and not necessarily those of any government agencies or representatives. The second annual (and only forum of its kind) Incident Response Forum held true to form by providing informative and interactive panel discussions without death by PowerPoint and it proved to be thought provoking with open and lively conversations.
Internal, external, phishing, third party, malware, hacking, rogue employee, unencrypted laptop and the list goes on. When you begin listing the litany of opportunities an organization has to lose employee data it begins to look like the lyrics of Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire” where he lists all the worlds challenges since the industrial revolution. For businesses, the list of potential losses is long and suffering, a breach of current and/or former employee data adds an additional layer of additional complexity.
BY CHRISTIAN LEES, SPECIAL TO THIRDCERTAINTY
The most common credentials are a combination of username and password, but those have lost a good bit of their protective powers. Next-generation credentials also are edging toward a precarious place. Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of compromised credentials and how to mitigate those risks.
It seems like each day a new major company or organization is the victim of a data breach, costing thousands or more in damages. With many breaches developing as the result of human error in security protocols, it seems as though the question is not “if” a breach will occur, but rather “when”.
Downloading an app that does not come from a certified app store; we all have done it or at least know someone who has. While the reasons may vary and range from simply wanting to use a different app store to finding a pirated copy, the consequences can be the same and significant.
A big thank you to all of our partners who attended the InfoArmor 2nd Annual Partner Summit in Scottsdale Arizona! This year’s summit was a huge success with a powerhouse of keynote speakers including Brent Gleeson, Navy Seal Combat Veteran and Motivational Speaker and Zack Schuler, Founder and CEO, Ninjio. We also heard from many members of the InfoArmor leadership team including Erin Bailey, VP of Marketing, who gave us a sneak peek demonstration of the new InfoArmor participant portal and Drew Smith, Founder and Executive Chairman who spoke about InfoArmor’s vision. Ammon Curtis, VP of Product Development took us through our 2017 plans and Dustin Hofstein, VP of Operations unveiled the underpinnings of what makes InfoArmor such a success. Our panel discussion was very informative and led by some of our key clients with the help of our own emcee, CEO John Schreiber. The two-day sessions were capped off by a glimpse into our Advance Threat Intelligence operations (and an amazing selfie) from Christian Lees, CTO and CSO.
It’s no easy task to begin a new benefit with your company. A lot of paper work is involved, sensitive and confidential employee information must exchange hands and the program needs to run perfectly and on time to add value. The InfoArmor Implementations team job is to ensure all incoming clients are able to on-board PrivacyArmor easily, painlessly and quickly.
In an evolving business environment where customer experience is key to success and customer expectations are steadily rising, InfoArmor’s Customer Care and Resolution team continues to keep their participants and partners top of mind. Our philosophy in Customer Care is “Every Caller is a CEO. The recipe to our success starts with metrics, achieving industry on our Net Promoter score among other metrics is a guiding principal to the way we function as a team. In order to hit such high marks we foster a deep focus in ensuring every person who calls in is in touch with a human within 20 seconds and that everyone who calls in feels supported and hangs-up happy. The final ingredient is technology, we utilize the latest tolls to ensure we are able to hit our numbers and continue to deliver industry leading marks year after year.