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Security: Cyber Attackers set their Sites on Businesses Rather than Individuals

By Dick Weisinger

The good news for internet users in 2016 was that the total number of targeted cyber attacks against them was down 21 percent from the previous year, based on a study from Kaspersky Lab.  That’s 4.3 million attacks, down from

Data Security: Well-Intentioned Employees Frequently bypass Data Security

By Dick Weisinger

Jobs are increasingly putting stress on employees to work their jobs 24/7.  Workplace pressures sometimes can make employees take risks that might jeopardize the security of their information they deal with in their business, and ignore data security best practices. A recent

Robotic Security: Hacked Robots Pose Safety Issues, especially for Humans Working Side by Side

By Dick Weisinger

Recent cyberattacks originating from IoT devices have caused many to be alarmed at the massive number of devices that are being hooked up to the internet with low to no security. The number of IoT-based attacks tripled in 2016.  But an

Cloud Computing and Security: Enterprises Do an About-Face and Embrace Public Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Over the last few years the majority of businesses have done an about face on their thinking about the public cloud.  Security fears had led many to pursue implementing of private cloud infrastructure.  A new report from Intel Security says

Security: 2016 Saw the Return of Massive Volumes of Spam Email

By Dick Weisinger

Email servers are being swamped by in-coming spam.  A report by Cisco on cybersecurity finds that as much as 65 percent of all mail that is sent is spam and about 20 percent of the spam sent has malicious content.  The