Do you know which threats your Anti-Virus won’t stop?

News headlines have been a constant reminder every day that data leakage and malware attacks are on the rise, and increasing at high speeds.  Many believe these malicious attacks are targeted towards large corporations with big bucks, but businesses of all size and functions are facing these risks every day.  Your basic anti-virus solution alone won’t stop these attacks; you need to take extra provisions when protecting your organization. To help you mitigate the risks, [...]

By | April 21st, 2011
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Overview of Microsofts March 2011: Patch Tuesdays

Microsoft has issued an advanced security notification for the month of March 2011. Patch Tuesday, as nicknamed by Microsoft, where the company releases the latest security patches for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and other Microsoft branded software on the second Tuesday of every month. This month is a light one, bringing only three bulletins, one which is labeled Critical, Microsoft's highest security rating, and the other two labeled as Important. All three patches will fix [...]

By | April 7th, 2011
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The Bank Cash-Advance Scam: Are your employees prepared?

The Bank Cash-Advance Scam: Are your employees prepared? Cash advance scams involving credit cards are nothing new; but the scam still works because some banks and credit unions have let their guard down, and the bad guys know this. The most recent cash-advance schemes targeting smaller banking institutions just go to show that the employees of financial institutions could use a refresher course in information security awareness. The FICO first noticed these scams two years [...]

By | April 5th, 2011
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