Data Breach

Why You Should Care About Yahoo’s Recent Data Breach

As of August 2016, the world population was estimated at 7.4 billion. Of those, an estimated 3 billion are internet users. And as of today, 1 out of 3 of those users are likely to have been impacted by the largest cyberattack of all-time. Yes, you did your math right. Yahoo announced on Wednesday that 1 billion of their user accounts were compromised. Now, you may be thinking to yourself "didn't I read somewhere about a data breach with Yahoo earlier this year?" and you'd be right! Yahoo announced back in late September 2016 that they were hacked and that over 500 million of their users account data were stolen. The craziest part of this story? Not only was today's [...]

2019-06-24T20:15:48+00:00By |Data Breach|

STEAK AND SECURITY: Make Sure That Security Is Always “Well Done”

Whatever you happen to be doing, it is usually a good idea to be doing it right. That involves following the basic steps needed to successfully get from the starting line to success – steps that have usually been discovered and developed by the legions who have gone before you who have tried things out, learned from their mistakes, tried again and succeeded. Take cooking a steak as an example. There are some things you always do, and some things you definitely don’t do – say, put frosting on it, or let the dog play with it. And there are some things you MAY do – if you really know what you’re doing. The things you MAY do usually don’t [...]