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GDPR Myths Still Exist a Year Later

It’s been a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, but individuals and businesses still have misconceptions surrounding it. Here are six common myths about the GDPR: The large fines are just a threat. Pre-GDPR, there was a lot of buzz about the extremely heavy fines that could be placed on […]

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9 Cyber Security Tips to Avoid Exposing Your Data

So much of our personal information is stored in our devices these days. Simply browsing online or enabling certain settings on your smartphone may leave you vulnerable to cyber attacks. Leaders at the Forbes Technology Council recently shared the following tips on what to be aware of and what to change in order to boost […]

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7 Tips for Starting a Career in Cyber Security

A career in cyber security is incredibly rewarding. In addition to helping organizations keep their information safe and helping to make the world a better place, cyber security professionals are also paid very well, typically earning over $100,000 per year. Interested in pursuing a career in cyber security? Here are seven tips to help you […]

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In Case You Missed It: Cyber Security News

Here’s what’s happened at cyber security events this week: Geopolitical issues affecting cyber security International cyber security concerns are affecting place of business for cyber professionals. This is according to a recent poll of more than 200 information security professionals at RSA Conference 2019. Activity in the geopolitical landscape is inevitably intertwined with increased cyber […]

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3 Fundamentals of Effective Cyber Security for Every Business

As network infrastructure becomes more complex, ensuring effective cyber security becomes more challenging. Hybrid or multi-cloud set-ups with servers, applications, and data spread across the country and around the world over the internet have taken the place of racks of servers stashed away somewhere within your building. Whatever the size of your organization and in […]

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GDPR Forcing Marketers to Put Privacy First

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is forcing marketers to address privacy policies with consumers, something previously avoided at all costs by some. GDPR requires marketers to be more intentional and transparent about how they collect and use customer information, giving consumers a sense of control, security, and respect. AdWeek reports that marketers can better […]

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Grid Modernization for the Future

The Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) is a collaboration across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create the modern power grid of the future. It represents a comprehensive effort to help shape the future of our nation’s power grid and solve the challenges of integrating conventional and renewable sources with energy storage and smart buildings. […]

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Cyber Security Questions Every Business Should Be Asking

Cyber Security Questions Every Business Should Be Asking

Following several recent high-profile cyber attacks, it is more critical than ever for organizations to evaluate their cyber defenses and ask themselves a number of basic cyber security questions to assess their vulnerability. Each year brings new technological developments that improve people’s lives. Unfortunately, these advances also mean new cyber security threats and more attack […]

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The Latest Worrisome Cyber Security Stats

In the absence of comprehensive cyber security training, cyber threats can wreak havoc on businesses in seconds, as the time from knowledge of vulnerability to release of exploit is shrinking. And yet, many organizations remain ill-equipped to handle security attacks as they happen across platforms. It’s been an eye-opening week for cyber security news and numbers […]

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GDPR will Help Enhance Cyber Security

On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) go into effect. This broadly-reaching set of regulations related to how personal data is collected, processed, and stored, is causing fundamental shifts in the way organizations approach personal data. And rightly so: the fines for non-compliance are significant, at 4% of annual global turnover or […]

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