2013

November 19, 2013
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after tornado

In the aftermath of a catastrophic event—whether it's a tornado, hurricane or other natural disaster—survivors face a long, challenging recovery. While they are rebuilding their lives, they also must take to care to guard...

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November 18, 2013
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Among the myriad of high-profile data breaches in 2013, the Adobe breach - originally estimated at 3 million - exposed 38 million users' data alongside valuable source code pertaining to Adobe's software. What isn't known, however, is what implications a major breach such as the one experienced by Adobe has for...

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November 18, 2013
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Tornado

When a tornado touches down in a community, the effects can be devastating: Twisters level neighborhoods, wipe out businesses and farms, turning buildings—and lives—upside down. Communities may take years to recover from the extensive damage...

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November 17, 2013
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Since Snapchat, the trendy mobile app, turned down Facebook's $3 billion cash offer, people are taking more interest in the app than ever before, but it's been a long time coming. 

Originally stemming from an app called Picaboo in 2011, which was created by Bobby Murphy and Evan Spiegel - the co​-founders of...

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November 14, 2013
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Snowbirds

Migrating to warm-weather states like Florida and Arizona as the temperature drops “up north”? So are scammers on the lookout for pigeons to pluck during Snowbird Season, which runs from late November through April.

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November 12, 2013
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While theft accounts for the majority of healthcare data breach incidents that affect 500 or more individuals in the U.S., unauthorized access and improper disposal can lead to a great number of breaches, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). For healthcare providers, the...

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November 10, 2013
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In October it was widely reported that a large number of Adobe customer accounts had data stolen after the company's systems were hacked. While previous reports indicated that around 38 million accounts were exposed, that number increased after password security firm LastPass...

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November 8, 2013
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With Black Friday approaching, it may be time to rethink the mantra that “cash is king” when it comes to holiday shopping.

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November 7, 2013
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CU Article Protection

Identity theft and fraud are top-of-mind concerns in today’s online, data-heavy, digitally driven world. Sensitive information can be compromised in any number of ways, many of them outside a credit...

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November 6, 2013
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A shortage of skilled tech workers is causing businesses to grow concerned about exposure to cyber threats, according to a survey conducted by IT security firm TEKsystems.

Half of IT and businesses leaders indicated that the shortage of security experts is approaching a "state of critical mass," according to...

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