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Cyber 08.31.2020

FBI Probes COVID-19 Patient Data Breach

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is surveilling a recent data breach that seized the vital information of coronavirus-positive South Dakota residents. The data breach occurred in June of 2020, and surfaced when a third-party vendor unearthed…
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FBI Probes COVID-19 Patient Data Breach
Cyber 08.31.2020

Fast Data Breach Response Time Can Salvage Your Company

It is commonly understood that data breaches are emerging at a more rapid pace due to the high volume of people working from home and shopping online. Therefore, your company’s response time towards a cyber-breach can be…
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Fast Data Breach Response Time Can Salvage Your Company
Cyber 08.24.2020

Lawsuit Alleges Plan Sponsor Need to Plan Better for Cyber-attacks

Since the dawn of the COVID-19 shutdown that has caused more businesses to a remote environment, cyber-hackers have had ample opportunity to steal plan participant credentials and personal information. The lawsuit, Bartnett v. Abbot Laboratories et al., No….
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Lawsuit Alleges Plan Sponsor Need to Plan Better for Cyber-attacks
Cyber 08.17.2020

What Is a Data Breach and How Can I Effectively Handle One?

According to the cybersecurity hub Norton, a data breach is a “security incident whereby information is accessed without authorization.” It’s crucial to highlight that not all data breaches are deliberate! There have been cases where…
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What Is a Data Breach and How Can I Effectively Handle One?
Cyber 08.17.2020

What is the Cost of a Data Breach?

Like any other variety of pervasive thievery, data breaches emerge with a ponderous cost. Data thieves utilize evolving criminal techniques to carefully slip past sub-par security measures and expeditiously dine on a company’s finest sensitive…
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What is the Cost of a Data Breach?
Cyber 08.11.2020

The 14 Largest Data Breaches of the 21st Century

Unfortunately, in this day and age of businesses and consumers interacting online, data breaches are more commonplace. Roughly 3.5 billion people had their personal information swiped in the top two of the 14 largest cyber…
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The 14 Largest Data Breaches of the 21st Century
Cyber 07.27.2020

Man Charged in Retirement Accounts Theft Case

An individual was recently found guilty of three counts of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. A federal grand jury charged Hoa Vo of Santa Ana, California, with siphoning hundreds of thousands…
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Man Charged in Retirement Accounts Theft Case
ERISA 07.14.2020

House Passes PPP Deadline Extension

On July 1st, the House of Representatives gave their stamp of approval to the Senate-backed legislation to prolong the deadline for small businesses impacted by the pandemic to apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection…
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House Passes PPP Deadline Extension
Cyber 06.25.2020

Twitter Data Leak Exposes Clients

Twitter has just informed their business clients of a potential data breach include phone numbers, email addresses, and card numbers that may have been exposed by hackers. Billing information viewed on Twitter Ads or Twitter…
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Twitter Data Leak Exposes Clients