Data Breaches Reach All Time High

Data breaches reached all-time highs in 2016 and they continue to rise each year. While this is alarming, the real story is that the situation is even worse, as most cyber breaches go unreported or under-reported. Listen as Mike and Amy discuss this alarming trend in this segment of the [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:30-05:00April 24th, 2017|Data Breaches|0 Comments

Cyber-Attacks Prove the Need for SOC’s

We know that cyber security rank as the #1 concern for small businesses and more than 80% of CEO’s are aware that the threat of cyber-attacks is continuously going up. What is surprising is that recent research tells us that most CEO’s are naïve to their companies’ ability to handle [...]

Dear IRS and Android, Time for Better Data Security | Bottom Line IT

Data security for the IRS, and you. The IRS had been hacked a couple months ago, causing a potential of more than 330,000 victims who could have sensitive data pulled. Later, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirmed that crooks pulled data on at least 110,000 taxpayers, however, reports share that [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:36-05:00September 23rd, 2015|Android, Business, Data Breaches, Data Security|0 Comments

US Cyber Security with China, & More – Bottom Line IT

On this edition of Tech Talk: President Obama expected to talk to China's President Xi regarding cyber security. Obama administration is making an effort to stop China's cyber hacks with a 'Great Cyber Wall.'  They say that the combination of intellectual property theft and espionage by China has [...]

Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails, documents and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. This is [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:37-05:00September 15th, 2015|Big Data, Data Backup, Data Breaches, Data Security|0 Comments

Blue Cross Data Breach Affects 1.1 Million Customers

Blue Cross Data Breach Affects 1.1 Million Customers. The attack was similar to earlier hacks perpetrated at insurers Premera and Anthem, with similar methods used.  A fake website was set up to capture information which closely mimicked the domain name of the real site, and preliminary investigation points towards a [...]