Time to up your security game with a password manager

Consider a test run by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2011. Thumb drives were scattered around the parking lots of government and private buildings. In this test, curiosity led to 60 percent of the devices being plugged into office computers, giving DHS access to systems and entire networks. If a company or government logo was on the drive that level hit 90 percent. [Continue]

Blockchain offers too much security to be ignored

It’s been 12 years since the world was introduced to the technology that launched cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The revolution was here! Once a mere curiosity, this tech has gotten a breakout session or two at banker conventions ever since it hit the scene. Its insistence for attention has persisted, and has never been more warranted than right now. Blockchain is on the verge of doing much shaking. [Continue]

Cybersecurity in the year of the pandemic

2020 was a year like no other in recent memory. For years, regulators have required that annual risk assessments include rating the risk of pandemics … now we know why. Banks, like all businesses were largely caught by surprise with minimal plans in place when the shutdown happened. Banks are required to provide essential services to their communities, but also required to protect the health of their employees and customers. [Continue]

How to survive a 2020 data breach

We are living in a time where technology advances at rapid speeds, the internet is more widely used than ever before, and people are in constant communication with one another. As a result, we are experiencing an uptick in threats to privacy and data security like cybercriminals, malware and of course, data breaches. Now more … Read more