Archive for October 2017

Equifax Security Breach Info

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What You Need to Know About the Equifax Data Breach By Gary Davis on Sep 08, 2017 (used with permission from McAffee) Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the country, said on Thursday it suffered a major breach in late July. The breach enabled cybercriminals to access sensitive data on roughly 143 million…

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The 4 Steps Your Organization Can Take to Boost Cybersecurity

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Practice basic cyber hygiene, hire independent experts to improve effectiveness, think about future trends and invest in IT security talent to stay secure. Marcia Wade Talbert is senior editor of EdTech: Focus on K-12. She is passionate about promoting STEM career pathways for K-12 students in underrepresented communities. Cybersecurity investments are set to soar in…

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Assessing Risk: How to Protect Your Most Valuable Data

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Many nonprofits are nervous about their information security, and understandably so. Even large and well-financed organizations, such as the NSA, The White House, Target, Chase Bank, Home Depot, and Sony, have all been hacked. And if they can’t protect their data, even with their extensive resources and high-priced IT experts, how can a small nonprofit possibly…

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