30th Jun 2014

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Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones

Warrant is needed to search cellphones rules the Supreme Court. In a new digital age, this Supreme Court ruling is a victory for privacy rights. TheSupreme Court decision is hailed as a landmark to protect…

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25th Jun 2014

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5 Ways Hackers Could Target you During the World Cup

World Cup hackers can plant malicious code to compromise even legitimate websites. Go to world Cup sites with proper security and use script-blocking plugins to be safe. One good tip is to use different computers…

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24th Jun 2014

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5 Ways Hackers Could Target You During the World Cup

Hackers can spoil the World Cup along with bad calls, weather, and injuries. Play safe! Big news events like the WorldCup are a big draw for hackers so buyers beware. A good tip is to…

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19th Jun 2014

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Nurse Pleads Guilty to HIPAA Violation

A nurse has been fired and criminally indicted for HIPAA violations on the job. The Arkansas nurse can face 10 years in prison, 250,000 fines, or both.Employees need to realize that HIPAA violations can be…

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18th Jun 2014

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AT&T Blames Vendor for Customer Data Breach

Data Breach at AT&T is from three Vendor employees accessing customer accounts without authorization. The AT&T breach happened in April involving an undisclosed number of call records and Social Security numbers.AT&T said it takes the…

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17th Jun 2014

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10 Cyberthreats Lurking Around the 2014 World Cup

Watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup games in Brazil is generating great excitement but be security aware. The hackers and scammers like to attack during High profile events like the World Cup so protect yourselves…

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17th Jun 2014

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10 Cyberthreats Lurking Around the 2014 World Cup”http://tinyurl.com/qfn5tmq

Be security aware when watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup games in Brazil. High profile events like World Cup attract cyber criminals with phishing messages and other scams.  World Cup websites will be targets of…

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13th Jun 2014

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Privacy and Security

The goal of using more digital data makes for greater concerns over the privacy and security of healthcare records.  IT vendors need to place a high priority on protecting confidential patient information. IT vendors need…

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12th Jun 2014

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P.F. Chang’s investigates data breach report

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro is investigating a report of a data breach where customer credit card data may have been stolen.  Thousands of credit cards went up for sale at an underground store best known…

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10th Jun 2014

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Fine Dermatology Practice for HIPAA Security Violations.

Dermatology Practice was fined $150,000 following the theft of an unencrypted thumb drive from an employee’s car. The Dermatology practice agreed to a corrective action plan due to the lack of any policies to address…

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9th Jun 2014

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Wham bam: Global Operation Tovar wacksCrptoLocker ransomware & GameOver Zeus botnet.

Justice Department announced the successful “Operation Tovar” to seize control over the Gameover Zeus botnet. This advanced Zeus variant had infected 500,000 to one million computers running Microsoft Windows. The alleged Russian botnet administrator Evgeniy…

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5th Jun 2014

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China Declares a New Foe: Windows 8

China Central Television questioned Microsoft Windows 8 operating system’s security in a noon news broadcast. The news report followed a May announcement that China would not buy computers with Windows 8. Chinese news also accused…

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3rd Jun 2014

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Data Breaches and Advanced Threats Drive Firewall Uptak

NGFW or next-generation firewalls will have expanding and new architecting infrastructure to deal with data breaches. Security teams want NGFW that can respond to advanced threat s and change as threats mutate. Customers want NGFWs…

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