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CyberCrime as a Service: Lucrative for the Thieves and a Whack-a-Mole Problem to Stop

By Dick Weisinger

Cybercrime has become a lucrative business. Cyber criminals in total earn more than $3 trillion every year, a number expected to reach $6 trillion by 2023. Anyone who wants to make some quick money, although with the risk of being

Quantum Computing: The Coming Threat to Tech Security

By Dick Weisinger

Haim Isreal, Bank of America strategist, said that “quantum computing could be an even more radical technology in terms of its impact on businesses than the smartphone has been. This is going to be a revolution.” A major worry is

Security Weaknesses: The Many Ways to Hack Software

By Dick Weisinger

How many ways are there to hack software? Unfortunately, too many. Recently a list of top software security vulnerabilities was published. It’s known as the Top 25 Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE). For years, SQL Injection ranked as the most common

Data Privacy Audits: Using Security to Achieve Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

New regulations like the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the EU and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are putting a focus on how personal data is collected, used, and secured. Andrew Struthers-Kennedy, managing director at Protiviti, said that

Security: 2019 Worst on Record for Cybersecurity

By Dick Weisinger

The close of 2019 caps the worst year on record for security and severity of data breaches. Compared to 2018, there was a 33 percent increase in the number of breaches and a 112 percent increase in the total number