When you lock up your house for the evening or if you are going away, you make sure that all points of entry are locked. If your home is to be targeted by a thief, they will probably not try the front door, but instead look for a vulnerable spot to enter (maybe the sliding door in the back or an open window if the season permits). It’s well known that in order to keep your family safe from[...]Read More
We’re taking the pledge to go paper free on World Paper Free Day 2015, and we want you to join us!
The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), a global community of information professionals, is taking the initiative to challenge the business world to use less paper and eliminate the waste that office paperwork can create. According to a recent study done by AIIM, 35% of[...]Read More
You hear about these large scale data breaches where another big corporation becomes victim to a cyber-attack. While these news stories seem to be popping up more and more these days, the truth is cyber-attacks are happening all the time and have been for a long time. You may be wondering who these attackers are targeting and why? While the why may not always be clear, we can deduce from[...]Read More
"Cyber threats pose one of the gravest national security dangers the United States faces" - Barack Obama.
Sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, October has been designated National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).
Since its inception in 2004, National Cyber Security Awareness Month been helping[...]Read More
Chances are your business collects and stores your customers’ personal information. This is especially true if you’re in the financial industry. You may not know, but it is your company’s legal responsibility to ensure that the data collected is handled and stored properly. If your customers become victims of identity theft because of your company’s poor practices, your company will be held[...]Read More
The age of digital everything is here. People are now able to work from wherever they are and on whatever device they choose thanks to advancements in mobile technology, the cloud and the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is defined as a network of physical objects (things) that are embedded with software and network connectivity so that the “things” can collect and exchange data.[...]Read More
Did you know that 58 percent of data breaches are caused by employees? Just recently, personal data of millions of former students of British Columbia and Yukon was exposed due to mishandling by a government employee. Security breaches have become a common occurrence. In many cases, companies fall victim to coordinated attacks by sophisticated hacker, but often network and data breaches occur[...]Read More
Cloud sharing platforms are a popular tool to share and store your documents. Those documents may be safe while they reside in your cloud account, however, have you ever wonder what happens once those files leave the secured space? They become vulnerable and anyone who gets their hands on them will be able to do whatever they want with your content.Read More
When hackers broke into the Sony networks last November, not only was it embarrassing for several executives (and entertaining for the rest of us), but it also exposed a problem that is all too common these days. Hacking is never going to go away. Hackers will keep getting better and so will the software to prevent them, and so this cycle will go on and on. Your intellectual property and[...]Read More
Not all documents are created with an equal purpose. Some have information that you wouldn’t mind getting released to the public; it might even benefit your company. However, others have highly sensitive data and information that would be damaging without document security. When considering a document protection plan, you’ll first need to determine whether or not your company has data,[...]Read More
Data breaches seem to happening left and right these days, and companies of all different types and sizes are getting targeted. Has there been some sort of uprising of cybercriminals or are these companies just being careless? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons these data breaches occur.Read More
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Great. The unthinkable has happened to your company. Along with Sony, Home Depot, Target, and Apple, you can add your company to the long list of recent data security breaches. With the overwhelming feeling of dread, sense of loss, and panic, there’s confusion. What do you need to do to take control of the situation? Here are some steps to take in responding to a document security breach.Read More
A data breach is defined as the unintentional release of secure information to an untrusted environment –also known as a data leak or a data spill. Facebook, LinkedIn, eHarmony, Apple and the US Army have all been victim to such “accidents”. I tend to think that data breach is intentional, and I have numbers to back me up!Read More
It is a big lost for any organization experiencing a data breach. In terms of impact on reputation, not all data breaches are equal. Some breaches are more devastating than others to an organization’s reputation and brand image. However, most organizations do agree that their reputation is one of their most important and valuable assets. Data protection and security are critical elements in[...]Read More