AlertSec in the News

TAG Cyber – Compliance. Check.

Digital Insurance – Aetna taps start up for broker encryption compliance 

LinkedIn – Tough love – or why Enterprise is driving increased SMB cyber security!

Inc. – 25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

SC Magazine – Top Security Challenges – Part 2

ITProPortal – Nothing is secure – Cybersecurity in the age of Kompromat

SC Magazine – Breach possibly exposed sensitive data on up to 30K Florida Medicaid recipients

IT Business Edge – Will We See a Shift in Security Solutions?

HME News – HIPAA Security: Assess additional security needs

SECURITY today – Where We Are Headed with Cybersecurity

SC Magazine – Clarksons’ breach again shows need to eliminate passwords

SC Magazine – Cottage Health fined $2M by Calif. AG for two breaches

Politico – Azar appears before HELP Committee

eSecurity Planet – 3 Lessons to Learn from the Uber Breach

Medium – Uber customers need a Lyft to trust again

HME News – HIPAA Security: Give gift of security

E-Commerce Times – 5 Ways Etailers Can Make Online Shoppers Feel Safe

Delaware Business Times – Are You Doing Enough to Secure Your Mobile Devices?

CyberScout – When Your Devices Don’t Make It Home for the Holidays

TheStreet – Cyber Insurance Could Lower Risk of Hacks Before an M&A Deal Is Complete

Good Assurance – Cyber Insurance Could Lower Risk of Hacks Before an M&A Deal Is Completed

CyberScout – When Your Devices Don’t Make It Home for the Holidays

HME News – HIPAA Security: Create security checklist

The Var Guy – What’s the Fallout from the Equifax Breach?

Insurance Journal – Trust But Verify: New York Cyber Regs Mean Managing Third-Party Security

SC Magazine – Women in IT Security: Power Players

eSecurity Planet – New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

Becker’s Hospital Review – Medical industry data breaches: An ounce of prevention

REFINERY29 – Is It Okay To Use Your Work Laptop As Your Personal Computer?

siliconANGEL – HBO hacker dumps more files and demands ransom payment

International Business Times – What Can Be Learned From The HBO Hack?

Yahoo! Finance – Afraid Of Being Hacked? What You Can Learn From HBO

Famosos Artistas – Game of Thrones hackers demand ‘millions’

The Unicorn in the room – Entrepreneurs Over Age 45 Who Are Disrupting the Way We Do Business

eSecurity Planet – A Reminder of Cloud Security Best Practices: Millions of Verizon Customers’ Data Exposed

AppleWorld Today – Laptops hold more sensitive data, but are less protected than smartphones

Today – Don’t Ignore Laptop Security

eSecurity Planet – HBO Hack Highlights Importance of Encryption, Data Governance

CIO – Smartphone vs laptop survey shows false sense of security

Inc. Magazine – Here’s Why Summer Is a Time to Be Extra Vigilant

eSecurity Planet – AlertSec Aims to Make Encryption Security More Accessible

CSO – Outsourcing security: Would you turn over the keys to a third party?

CIO – Ransomware makes healthcare wannacry

the CyberWire – The WannaCry Ransomware Pandemic: Perspective, Reactions, and Prospects

CSO – Ransomware makes healthcare wannacry

Security Today – Security Changes at Airports include Soft Target Protection, Electronics Ban

Huffington Post – Women in Business Q&A: Ebba Blitz, CEO, AlertSec

Wired – Tax Scams Are Absurdly Common. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

CSO – Third parties leave your network open to attacks

CyberWire – Daily Podcast

Security Today – Why Protecting Your Tax Data Is More Important than Ever

Health IT Outcomes – 25% Of Healthcare Organizations Don’t Encrypt Patient Data In The Cloud

SC Magazine – Job Link victims gain counsel

IT BusinessEdge – Secret Service Laptop Theft Should Serve as Security Wake-Up Call

eSecurity Planet – Russian FSB Officers Charged with Involvement in Yahoo Breach

AAMI – Seven Cybersecurity Myths Put to the Test

INSURANCE forums – Americans don’t trust brokers, advisors to protect their personal data

Huffington Post – According to Ebba Blitz, Here’s What SMBs Need to Know about Data Protection

Advisor Magazine – One in Four Americans Expects Their Personal Data to Be Compromised in 2017

SC Magazine – Texas hospital penalized $3.2M for HIPAA violations

eSecurity Planet – Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Pays $3.2 Million Fine for HIPAA Violations

accountingWEB – Why Accountants Can’t Forget Basic Data Security

The Daily Caller – Why Americans Consider Russia A Greater Cyber Threat Than China

Read ITQuik – AlertSec Survey: 97% of Americans Find Data Breaches Unsettling

TECHAERIS – Yahoo discloses 2nd data breach, this time it affects 1 billion accounts

SmallBizDaily – 11 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

CIO – Scholars, infosec experts call for action on Russian hacking

CSO – Scholars, infosec experts call for action on Russian hacking

FedTech – Breach of Navy Personnel Information Highlights Importance of Data Security

Politico – Making sense of what role hacking played in the 2016 election

ReadITQuik – 97% of Americans Find Data Breaches Unsettling

Third Certainty – Lax on security, many SMBs ripe for the picking by cyber criminals

Insurance Innovation Reporter – AlertSec Introduces Third-Party Supplier Security Monitoring, Two Factor Authentication

PC Mag – AlertSec Endpoint Encrypt

TechRepublic – Security breaches: How small businesses can avoid a HIPAA lawsuit

betanews – Why encryption is essential for everyone

The Paypers – 97 percent of US consumers are truly bothered by data breaches

eSecurity Planet – 97 Percent of Consumers Say They’re Unsettled by Data Breaches

SC Magazine – Vast majority of Americans unsettled about data breaches

betanews – Customers lose trust in hacked businesses

MeriTalk – Men Lose Trust in Response to Data Breaches, Report Indicates

ITProPortal – A hacked business scares some consumers away – for good

The Lake Andes Wave – Eight million UK users affected by data hack — Yahoo

Avauncer – What you need to know about ‘state-sponsored’ Yahoo cyberattack

CSO – Survey says men bothered more about retail breaches than women

Digital Guardian – 36 security pros and IT experts share their top recommendations for prioritizing security investments

CIO – 8 things small businesses look for when considering SaaS

The Street – How Long, If Ever, Will It Take Consumers to Trust Yahoo After the Data Breach?

Ecommerce Times News – Hack of Half a Billion Records Takes Shine Off Yahoo’s Data Trove

MJBStar – Yahoo says hackers stole info from 500 million user accounts

Talking New Media – Yahoo finally acknowledges massive hack of user data, only informed Verizon two days ago

Benchmark Monitor – Yahoo! Inc. Loses 225 million Users Trust after Massive Data Breach

Senegal-Acts – Yahoo hack: is this the biggest in history?

PoliMedia – Yahoo finally acknowledges massive hack of user data, only informed Verizon two days ago

betanews – Yahoo confirms ‘state-sponsored’ attack and theft of 500 million account details

iDigitalTimes – Yahoo Hack: Are You One Of The 500 Million Accounts Compromised In Massive Security Breach?

Cnet – Yahoo warns users at least 500 million accounts were hacked

Homeland Security Today – Tech Trusts Trump On Business Encryption Competiveness

HelpNetSecurity – Law enforcement equipment: Technology plays a complicated role

engadget – The Link Between Encryption and Trust

engadget – How Trust Affects IT Security and Subcontractors

recode – What my daughters learned at summer coding camp

The Tennessean – Encryption is essential tool for Nashville companies

Inc. – The Simple Daily Habits 24 Executives Swear by for Their Success

Baseline – Where’s the Basic Security Blocking and Tackling?

Insurance Innovation Reporter – The Cyber Risk Brokers Pose to Carriers

USA Today – Avoiding Data Breaches, Identity Theft and Other Online Risks

NBC – President Barack Obama Arrives in Bay Area for Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University

MediaPost – Security Concerns Mount Over LinkedIn Acquisition

CPA Practice Advisor – Measuring the Value of Trust, And How Much It Costs

Silicon Valley Business Journal – Ebba Blitz Recognition Plaque

CBS Radio News – AlertSec is an encryption service for laptops

Cyber Security Trend – AlertSec, ZapFraud, Venafi

Cyber Security Trend – Best Practices for an Effective Cybersecurity Control Arsenal

TechNewsWorld – FBI Would Hurtle Us Back to Encryption Jurassic, Apple Warns

Forbes – Apple vs FBI: How Far Can The Government Go In The Name Of ‘National Security’?

San Francisco Business Times – Ebba Blitz Recognition Plaque

ECT News Network – Battle Lines Sharpen in Apple-FBI Encryption Fight

Business interviews – If someone has physical access to your laptop

U.S. News – Could Your Holiday Gift Be a Security Threat?

CS Magazine – Quantum leap?:Encryption

CTI Journal Interview – Interview with the President of AlertSec

CTI Journal – Beware of the false sense of security

SC Magazine – In mission to connect the world, Facebook begins encrypting website

eWeek – Endpoint Security a Concern for Small Businesses

CSO – Experts urge caution when putting health data in the cloud

FoxNews – Sony’s PlayStation 4 could be terrorists’ communication tool

Christian Today – Terrorists may be using Sony’s Playstation 4

The Blaze – Security Experts Say OPM Hack Is a ‘Red Flag’

KRON 4 – Ebba Blitz gives advice on how to not get hacked online

BetaBews – Built-in safety measures create a false sense of security.

Accounting Today – Encryption and the Procrastination Factor

Infosecurity MagazineData Woes: Execs Fear Passwords, Physical Threats

BizReport – SMBs believe work computers need encryption

ChannelWorld – Experts urge caution when putting health data in the cloud

Network World – Experts urge caution when putting health data in the cloud