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What have we learned from the Target breach?

This month marks five years since Target announced the data breach that exposed 70 million customers’ credit card numbers and banking information. Target had to endure years of slumping sales and spend millions of dollars to regain customer trust following the attack, which started with a successful phishing attempt on one of the chain’s HVAC…
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Is your I.T. provider automatically patching your servers & workstations?

Is your I.T. provider automating all the patching of your critical network systems? Can they provide a report showing your network's current patch status? If you're not already aware, patching provides security updates and reliability improvements to all servers, workstations, and devices on your network - and are a critical necessity against today's cyber threats.…
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Several major US airlines hit by flight check-in system outage

Customers across the U.S. reported airline computer issues at a number of airports. A flood of tweets began to roll in a little after 11am ET (8am PT) about computer or network issues. Passengers on the ground said the issues related to the flight check-in systems being unable to issue boarding passes. A spokesperson for…
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How do you know that website is safe?

When it comes to website security, many believe that when you enter your private info, the only way to be reasonably assured that it really is the actual website — and not a spoof — is to look for https. The https in the address correctly means that you are communicating with the website securely.…
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