Posts Tagged ‘Cyber Security’

New Year’s Resolutions for a Financially Healthy 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities is offering consumer tips for 2018, in the form of 10 resolutions you can keep:

Take time to change or reset all your passwords. Changing your passwords will help prevent hackers from accessing your accounts to steal your financial and personal information.


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Business Owners Are Unprepared for a Cyber Attack

A survey from insurer Nationwide reveals they are unprepared for the future or unexpected events — even though they acknowledge the importance of best practices to protect their livelihoods, employees and customers.

Most business owners say it’s important to plan for cyberattacks, natural disasters and succession.

But the vast majority…

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Identity Thieves Hit 41 Million Americans

Bankrate recently found that 41 million U.S. adults have had their identities stolen, and another 49 million know someone who has been affected.

That’s a big number, and it underscores the scope of the problem.

Whether it’s through the use of inadequately-protected payment systems at retailers…

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Small Businesses Unprepared for Cyberattacks

Most U.S. small businesses are woefully unprepared for cyberattacks, a new survey finds.

The survey, from insurer Nationwide, found that most small-business owners (78 percent) still don’t have a cyberattack response plan, even though more than half (54 percent) were victim to at least one type of…

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Spring Cleaning for Your Data

With cyber crime on the rise, you want to make sure you’re not leaving any valuable pieces of data where thieves may gain access. That’s why The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) suggest that you do a bit of “digital spring cleaning” to…

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Secure Your Cyber

Far too many people do far too little to secure their data, a new study finds. With identity theft on the rise, it’s time to get (more) serious about your cyber.

Credit bureau Experian had 1,000 adults surveyed, and found most of them using a shocking lack of…

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