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Privacy Tip #323 – FTC Warns Consumers of FTC Imposters

It’s an old trick, but it works, so alerting our readers is worth repeating. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Scam Alert this week warning consumers that fraudsters are impersonating...

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Tapping into the Power of the Security Community

Massive growth in Zoom’s customer base as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic brought new business - but also new challenges and security requirements. Establishing a CISO Council gave those...

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Privacy Tip #312 -Impersonation Fraud Increased During Pandemic

Another fall-out from the pandemic is that impersonation fraud has increased dramatically. According to the Federal Trade Commission, “the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a sharp spike in impersonation fraud, as scammers...

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Update on Apache log4j and Kronos Security Incidents

It was a crazy weekend for cyberattacks. People seem surprised, but those of us in the industry aren’t surprised one bit. It is very logical and foreseeable that hackers are leveraging...

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Smart Health Cards, Vaccine Passports, and Privacy

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee recently announced that they are considering implementing vaccine passport programs in their respective states. Baker stated that he is working with...

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Scammers exploit Omicron fears in new COVID‑19 phishing campaign

Fraudsters take advantage of the emergence of the new variant to dupe unsuspecting victims out of their sensitive data The post Scammers exploit Omicron fears in new COVID‑19 phishing campaign appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital Faces Privacy Lawsuit Over Inadvertent Release of Vaccine Exemption Information

An apparent email snafu has led to the filing of a putative class action against the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The allegations stem from an email that was allegedly sent out to...

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Episode 230: Are Vaccine Passports Cyber Secure?

In this episode of the podcast (#230) Siddarth Adukia, a regional Director at NCC Group, joins host Paul Roberts to talk about the (cyber) risks and (public health) rewards of vaccine...

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Spotlight: COVID Broke Security. Can We Fix It In 2022?

In this Spotlight Podcast, Pondurance Founder and Chief Customer Officer Ron Pelletier gives us his predictions about the security trends that will shape 2022. The post Spotlight: COVID Broke Security. Can We Fix It In 2022?...

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Spotlight: Securing COVID’s New Normal with Cathy Spence of Intel

What will it mean to secure the “new normal” after the COVID pandemic has receded? In this spotlight edition of the podcast, Cathy Spence, a Senior Principal Engineer at Intel, joins us in...

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