The holidays are a time for joy, family, and giving. Unfortunately, they’re also a time for increased cybercrime. According to the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, ransomware alone goes up 30% during the holidays. This happens for several reasons, most commonly because long periods of being offline can allow suspicious activity to… Read More »How to Protect Your Business from Cybercrime This Holiday Season
Barbara Corcoran is known for being a tough no nonsense judge on the hit show Shark Tank. On the show, entrepreneurs present their ideas to the judges to try to get funding. Mistakes during the presentation are magnified for a national audience by the often times ruthless judges. Now Ms. Corcoran’s $400,000 mistake has hit… Read More »Shark Tank Judge’s Mistake Funds Hackers
The evolution of cybersecurity threats merits concern and has become an increasing priority for the Federal Government.
This week is National Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. It’s a good time to focus on tax ID theft prevention, as most Americans gear up to file their 2019 IRS tax returns. Tax identity theft occurs when someone steals your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to file a false tax return in your name.… Read More »National Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week
Learn more about how new attack vectors, accelerating attacks by nation states, and increasing numbers of hacks on small & medium sized businesses has led to new cybersecurity regulations being proposed in every state in America.
Today is “Data Privacy Day” – celebrated annually to remind businesses and consumers about the importance of personal data and the need to protect it. Data Privacy Day is observed internationally and was started not just to raise awareness about cyber crime but also to promote cybersecurity best practices. In that regard, we offer a… Read More »5 Tips for Data Privacy Day
On December 17, 2019, Attorney General Xavier Becerra released the title and summary for the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) – an expansion of CCPA to increase consumer rights, create more transparency and establish an enforcement arm to protect consumers. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has just gone into effect as of January 1,… Read More »California Lawmakers Look to Make CCPA Even More Stringent
Iran has vowed to retaliate against the United States following the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani last week in Baghdad, Iraq, by a U.S. drone strike. The escalation of tensions between the two countries has caused concern on the web as “World War III” has been trending on Twitter and in Google searches.… Read More »U.S. Businesses Potentially Face Brunt of Iranian Retaliation for Soleimani Killing
Learn everything you need to know about cybersecurity with Alliant Cybersecurity’s experts, Jon Murphy and Chase Richardson, in this complimentary presentation.
According to the National Cyber Security Alliance: As many as 50% of employees will pick up and plug in a USB drive they find on the floor or in the parking lot which, in less than 20 seconds, has the potential to steal all of your personal data Approximately 60% of employees are using the… Read More »Businesses are Under Cyber Siege