CyberScout’s 5th annual Privacy XChange Forum included an exciting roster of experts and industry leaders to discuss and shape the cybersecurity and privacy agenda for the coming year. CyberScout founder Adam Levin welcomed an all star line up of speakers, including former US Attorney Preet Bharara, counter-terrorism expert Malcolm Nance, and Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Bruce Schneier who put into sharp focus the need to make cybersecurity a front burner issue in the wake of the devastating Equifax breach and Russian hacking and interference in US elections.
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ImageWare Systems, Inc. (ImageWare) (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, today introduced GoVerifyID® Enterprise Suite, an innovative, multi-modal, multi-factor biometric authentication solution for the enterprise market. An algorithm-agnostic solution, GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite is the first ever end-to-end biometric platform that seamlessly integrates with an enterprise’s existing Microsoft infrastructure, offering businesses a turnkey biometric solution for quick deployment in an afternoon or less.
“Last year nearly 80 percent of businesses reported a data breach. As the digital workforce expands, with data extended to external stakeholders and across numerous types of devices and systems, the need for high-assurance, enterprise-wide protection has intensified,” said Jim Miller, chairman & CEO of ImageWare. “The traditional security perimeters have changed and executives are being held accountable for safeguarding data against potentially devastating breaches that can tarnish a brand’s reputation. Armed with GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, corporations have access to a scalable and affordable solution that works with their existing Microsoft infrastructure and gives them the ultimate peace of mind.”
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https://youtu.be/iOOqi_Xf978 Alarming newspaper and industry reports show that no one, including small businesses, is immune from a potential data security breach. The best way to protect yourself is with a comprehensive security protection plan and knowing some of the tricks hackers use that can cost you time, money and spur mistrust from your customers. Here are four risks that could make you a target for hackers – and how you can fix them.
https://youtu.be/dHE5O2GlGN8 British Telecom company TalkTalk’s October 2015 data breach was only one of many hitting consumers and the corporate world recently – Ashley Madison and Sony come to mind – but the lessons apply to every company, big and small. Here are three takeaways from the TalkTalk data breach – and the three big losses that affect any business after a cyber attack.
Bloomberg Government's "The Digital Trust: Securing Commerce," a five-city tour underwritten by Visa Inc., culminates in Washington, DC on March 26. Business leaders and government officials join Bloomberg Government to discuss ideas and principles learned in this cross-country conversation--redefining the bonds of trust and cooperation between retailers, regulators, Congress and consumers in a new era of digital commerce.
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Target issues a statement last Friday saying that they were wrong about the number of customers who had their data compromised during the security breach between November 27th and December 15th. http://youtu.be/AXUeKjRhmdA
Margaret Weis and co-author Robert Krammes bring the enthralling Dragon Brigade trilogy to a thrilling conclusion in The Seventh Sigil, a sweeping novel of worldwide war and personal redemption. Five hundred years ago, a clan of rebels was banished to the bottom of the enchanted world of Aeronne; ever since, these Bottom Dwellers have sought revenge, and now they are waging all-out war on the rest of humanity. Only the Dragon Brigade can prevent an endless dark age. Their epic battle will test the mettle of those thrown into the breach, and determine the fate of this magical world. Find out more at http://us.macmillan.com/books/9780765333506 Fantasy
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ has recognized online dating portal and romance tour company Anastasia International, as the new world record holder for Most Kisses Received in One Minute – 118 smackers. The new record was set this Valentine’s weekend in the popular Black Sea resort of Odessa, Ukraine, where a small army of Ukrainian women precision smooched a single American man and together broke the existing record. American-Russian owned and operated Anastasia, organized the records breach as part of an extravaganza charity event. Proceeds benefit the Ukrainian Red Cross Society.
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