information security

Tax season is scam season. It is also a good time to talk to elderly people about their tax returns. In the age of the Internet, email and smartphones older people to get confused and...

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Breach Brief – America’s JobLink Alliance

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

America’s JobLink Alliance (AJLA)  reported  a data breach exposed the sensitive information of job-seekers in at least 10 states. Hackers were able to gain unauthorized access to the names, Social Security numbers, and birth dates...

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Breach Brief – Verifone

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Verifone, the largest maker of payment terminals, reported it is investigating a data breach of its systems. The company provides terminals and services to merchants that allow consumers to swipe credit and debit card. The terminals...

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Understanding Medical Data Breaches

September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical data breaches are constantly in the news.  According to iHealthBeat.org 1 in 10 U.S. residents have been impacted by a medical data breach. It is highly likely that millions of African-Americans have been the...

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Computer Misuse Will Get You Fired

August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

More and more jobs involve the use of a computer. And working with a computer has its hazards just as a job driving a bus or cooking for a living does. African-Americans understand that sometimes...

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Child identity theft is a rapidly growing crime in the cyber age. Black parents need to be aware of the vulnerability of their child’s identity and what they need to do to protect it. Sadly...

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Is Your Password Stupid?

March 13, 2014 | 1 Comments

  Is your password just stupid? By the time you finish reading this blog you will know. First of all do you use “123456” or “password”? If so, then yes, it is stupid and you...

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