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Breach Brief – SunTrust Bank

April 24, 2018 | 1 Comments

SunTrust Bank has reported a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of up to 1.5 million customers. According to reports the bank believes a former employee may have stolen customer information to...

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African-Americans have embraced mobile technology.  According to Pew Research African-Americans are more likely to use mobile technology, smartphones and tablets, to access the Internet than whites. So we should be more aware of how to...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In recognition the African-American Cyber Report will be participating with the Department of Homeland Security to promote awareness of cyber security issues and personal safety online. Each...

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Online Transaction Security

August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trying to protect your money online is no easy task. Online transaction security is almost nonexistent with some companies. And many banks will simply pay off your fraud claim rather than secure their systems. These...

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

August 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

We have seen passwords attacked and broken time and time again. Black people are like everybody else, making the same passwords mistakes. Mistakes like using the same password at multiple websites and making your password...

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Protect Yourself from Data Breaches

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data breaches are becoming far too common. And there is no single law that requires a company to tell their customers when, or if, such a data breach has occurred. As a result companies often...

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A recent study of online banks and merchants by Kaspersky Labs indicate that banks pay up but don’t bother to investigate cybrecrime. These banks would rather pay off the claim rather than secure their systems....

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As an African-American consumer you should not shy away from asking the tough questions when it comes to cyber security. You’re banking online, shopping online, even ordering dinner online. All these things require you to...

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Heartbleed, from a black perspective, is just as disastrous. If you have not heard about Heartbleed then my job is to highlight these type of events for black people and show my brothers and sisters...

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African-Americans Embrace Mobile Banking

March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

  African-Americans are banking on the move. A recent report from Pew Research found that African American and Hispanic people are taking the lead when it comes to mobile banking. The research found that 51%...

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