Malicious actors outside your organization aren't always the only ones at fault for data breaches. Comprehensive employee security training is crucial to minimize the risk of insider threats.
Social media scams are an ever-evolving way for criminals to abuse the exponentially connected applications that are increasingly saturating users' everyday lives.
Many consumers are willing to volunteer their personal information for the sake of convenience, but it's important to understand that data privacy affects not only individuals but entire communities.
IBM Security's "Future of Identity Study" found that consumers don't trust social media networks to securely collect their identity data.
Facebook is using artificial intelligence features that will make users aware when their photos have been posted without permission.
While consumers can't change their personal information, they can take preventative measures to protect their data from new account fraud.
Social engineering schemes such as spear phishing rely on the human mind's inclination toward self-deception to motivate users to open malicious links.
Posting vacation pictures or specific travel information online can expose social media users to identity theft, social engineering schemes and more.
With so much disinformation being reported in the news and spread through social media, it's hard for security professionals to know what to believe.
It's crucial to protect your Twitter account to avoid exposing yourself or your business to financial, reputational and legal consequences.