Danger! Holidays and Phishing Scams Dead Ahead!

On Cyber Monday 2016, consumers made e-commerce history by spending more than $3.4 billion online. It’s easy to see why. Retailers bombard shoppers from all angles – email, in-app alerts, and text messages. While the deals may be real, hackers prey on the innocents’ quest for bargains, and their

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Federal Government Provides Guidance on Mobile Devices and Protected Health Information (PHI)

The October newsletter (Newsletter) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) focused on protecting PHI when using mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. The Newsletter reminds entities regulated by HIPAA that mobile devices must be included in their enterprise-wide risk analysis and

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Office 365 Failed to Block 34,000 Phishing Emails in One Month

­A recent study revealed that 9% of email delivered by Office 365 to users was spam, phishing, and malware attachments. In the study, Cyren, a threat intelligence firm, analyzed emails from September to early October and found some surprising results.

Of the 10.7 million emails analyzed, researchers found over 950,000

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Industry Giants Recommend a National Strategy on Internet of Things

Intel, Samsung and other major industry players have released a report outlining policy recommendations for the U.S. government including the adoption of a strategy to promote investment, development, and widespread utilization of the Internet of Things (IoT). These “recommendations seek to lay the foundation to drive scalable U.S. IoT infrastructure

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