The proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices — here come the “wearables” — has opened up new opportunities for businesses to leverage employee-owned technology for competitive advantage. That being said, the use of such devices in the workplace can compromise sensitive data, especially when comprehensive BYOD policies are not implemented and…Continue
Added by Beau Winchester on September 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Businesses have always faced security threats, whether is someone breaking in to steal some cash or equipment, a disgruntled employee selling company secrets, or something else altogether, there has always been cause to be careful as a business owner.
However, with the evolution of technology, and the digital age coming into full swing, security threats have evolved as well, and…Continue
Added by Beau Winchester on August 25, 2014 at 11:51am — No Comments
On December 13th, 2013, a blog devoted to IT security news broke a startling story — Target, one of the country’s largest big-box retailers, had been the victim of a security breach that exposed the credit card data of thousands of shoppers.
The attackers targeted the data stored in the magnetic strips of customers’ cards. The website reported…
Added by Beau Winchester on July 23, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments