Are you subject to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards if you take credit card payments over the phone? Absolutely!
A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop, watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity.
If you simply close your browser, some of the session information that a hacker can use to gain entry is still running in the background.
You know you’re guilty of it: using the same password for everything. And yes, it’s annoying to try and remember all those passwords. But read on.
Many banks will send you an email alert whenever money is withdrawn from your account via check, debit card or transfer.
If you’re using a company device to access a compromised account, you’re opening up a door to a hacker — who can then get into your company’s network via your email or PC.
Whether it’s at the coffee shop, hotel or airport, the temptation to check email and surf the web is just too strong to resist.
Over seven million Dropbox accounts have been hacked, giving cybercriminals a path into the networks of the companies these users work for and with.
Make sure your IT department or provider is encrypting and backing up your data and has installed remote monitoring software on all mobile devices.
PC manufacturers LOVE to stuff your brand-new PC full of “free” applications. You’ve got a slim chance of getting one without a side of spamware.