Your best source for presentations, workshops, consultation, news, videos, and information about identity theft, scams, data breaches, and other information security threats. For more information about our services, please click HERE.
Resources and Expertise to Combat Identity Theft, Scams, and Social Engineering
IoT Device Maker Vows Product Recall, Legal Action Against Western Accusers krebsonsecurity.com A Chinese electronics firm pegged by experts as responsible for making many of the components leveraged in last week’s massive attack that disrupted Twitter and dozens of popular Web sites has vowed to recall some of its vulnerable products, even as it threatened legal action against this publication and others for allegedly tarnishing the company’s brand.
Sorting Out HIPAA vs. FTC Act Requirements healthcareinfosecurity.com The new guidance from the FTC and Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights comes in the wake of several enforcement actions that the FTC has taken against healthcare sector organizations in recent years for alleged privacy and security incidents that violate the FTC's unfair or deceptive business practices regulations, including its ongoing case against LabMD.
Does your organization need a consultant who can deliver information security awareness training that contains the truth about what works and what doesn’t in the fight against the fastest growing crimes in the world?
Does your conference need an experienced speaker who will captivate the audience with dramatic real life cases of identity theft, cybercrime and scams ranging from stolen personal information, to theft of corporate trade secrets, to stalking and murder?
Are you a member of the media seeking a comment about ID theft, scams, data breaches, cybercrime, information security, or fraud?
If so, we invite you to learn more about identity theft and scam expert Rob Douglas.
Cybercrime: On an Upward Trend Wednesday, October 26, 2016 scmagazine.com Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime. Europol's 2016 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment identifies an expanding cyber-criminal economy exploiting our increasingly Internet-enabled lives.
Big Tech-Media Mergers Raise Fresh Privacy Concerns Wednesday, October 26, 2016 phys.org "Twenty-first century media is all about the ability to gather information on a single individual regardless of where they are—whether they are using mobile phone or watching TV or in a grocery store," said Jeffrey Chester of the Center for Digital Democracy, a privacy rights group.
Dyn DDoS Attack Highlights 'Dark Side' of Tech-Dependent Society Wednesday, October 26, 2016 govtech.com James Ramsay is the coordinator of the new Homeland Security program at the University of New Hampshire and a professor of security studies. He said these kinds of attacks reflect the "dark side" of our technology-dependent society. "This is the 'advanced persistent threat' that we refer to in the world of cyber security," he said. "This is a vulnerabilty that a society has that has become addicted to, and absolutely dependent on, digital communications, digital assets, digital identities."