Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert

April 8th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert”

“Don’t look now, but hackers are getting fat off your cookies, too!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

As online security measures continue to evolve, so do the tactics employed by bad actors and hackers. As digital privacy is increasingly paramount to business and our personal lives, cybercriminals constantly adapt their strategies to bypass security protocols. One such technique gaining traction among hackers is the theft of cookies, a seemingly innocuous element of browsing that can harbor sensitive information. In this article by Senior Editor Kyle Alspach for crn.com, we explore the reasons behind this shift in hacker tactics and the implications for individuals and organizations.

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3 steps to a comprehensive security threat assessment

April 3rd, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “3 steps to a comprehensive security threat assessment”

“Stay proactive and protect your premises and people with these critical strategies.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

In the realm of physical security, businesses and organizations encounter a range of threats that can disrupt their operations and jeopardize safety. Addressing these concerns requires a comprehensive assessment to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate potential risks effectively. A recent piece by Sarah Ludwig Rausch for securitymagazine.com outlines three essential steps to conduct a thorough physical security threat assessment. By following these measures, organizations can fortify their defenses, enhance safety protocols, and safeguard against threats to their physical assets and personnel.

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Wi-Fi Hacking Happens. Here Are 10 Expert-Recommended Tips to Prevent It

April 1st, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Wi-Fi Hacking Happens. Here Are 10 Expert-Recommended Tips to Prevent It”

“Sound advice to help you keep your home network secure.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Our homes are more connected than ever, and ensuring the security of our Wi-Fi networks is ever more challenging and important. With increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, safeguarding your network becomes a necessity rather than a luxury. In this article for cnet.com, author David Anders delves into the top 10 tips to bolster your Wi-Fi security and thwart potential hackers. From updating firmware to employing robust encryption methods, these strategies will empower you to fortify your digital fortress and preserve your online privacy.

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2024 outlook: Strengthening retail security to combat new threats

March 21st, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “2024 outlook: Strengthening retail security to combat new threats”

“Retail is tough enough; keep your security up to date!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

As the retail landscape evolves, so do organized crime syndicates’ tactics. In 2024, mob-rush attacks, Organized Retail Crime (ORC), and smash-and-grab tactics pose significant threats to the industry. With these challenges in mind, retailers of all sizes must adopt robust security measures to protect their assets and ensure the safety of employees and customers alike. This article from securityinfowatch.com by author Dave Baker explores the latest strategies and technologies essential for strengthening retail security in the face of these emerging threats.

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Record number of ransomware attacks in 2023

March 18th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Record number of ransomware attacks in 2023”

“Ransomware attacks occurred at a record pace in 2023 and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

In 2023, the threat of ransomware attacks reached unprecedented levels, causing widespread concern across industries. According to a report by Corvus Insurance, a record-breaking surge in ransomware incidents occurred, highlighting the growing sophistication and frequency of cyber threats. This piece by Matthew Lerner for businessinsurance.com explores the alarming statistics revealed by Corvus, shedding light on the evolving landscape of cybersecurity challenges businesses worldwide face. As companies and organizations grapple with the aftermath of these attacks, understanding the key findings outlined in the report could prove paramount to fortifying your defenses against future cyber threats.

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E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance

March 11th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance”

“Keep reading, but if you value your privacy, maybe return to paperbacks or hardcovers?

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

e-books have emerged as convenient tools for accessing information. However, a new dimension has surfaced regarding their usage: corporate surveillance. As explored in a recent Fast Company article by authors Lia Holland and Jade Pfaefflin Bounds for fastcompany.com, e-books are increasingly becoming avenues through which corporations collect data on readers’ habits and preferences. This evolving trend raises pertinent questions about privacy and the extent to which our digital activities are monitored.

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