Wash your hands regularly. Keep a social distance from others when out in public. Change your work habits by working from home or wearing a mask… assuming you can continue to work at all. To say COVID-19 has been world-changing is an understatement. The deadly pandemic is a shoo-in for the Times […]
Changes are coming to privacy regulations. Data breaches keep happening for the same old reasons. But above all, your users want better.
As the clock ticks closer to 2020, a wrap-up of some of the stories that had my blog’s attention this year.
October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month! To celebrate, this year Information in Bloom posted a security tip per day via Instagram. Ranging from small reminders, such as not to leave devices unattended at coffee shops, to advice for protecting against SIM swapping attacks, these daily reminders are intent to show that information security is […]
How much money does your small business spend on information security per year? Not sure? Afraid to say? Relax, we’re not here to judge. The reality is, every business runs on a budget. Smaller businesses typically have less resources than larger corporations. Less resources mean less capital to devote towards IT security. For a company […]
Having your social media account hacked is bad. Having your social media account publicly SIM swapped when you’re the CEO is much, much worse.
Confession time: I was terrified of vampires as a child. Werewolves I loved. Ghosts? Frankenstein? Meh. Zombies a little freaky but so long as I wasn’t in a graveyard no worries. Vampires however.… vampires drink blood, sleep in coffins, walk the night and, at the time, struck fear in the hearts of six year […]
Debating if your business should invest in privacy and cybersecurity training? If your organization handles personal information it should be a no-brainer.
Want better information security? Add better privacy practices to your organization. The results are in: the GDPR is security’s new best friend. The new privacy law made a significant impact on how businesses manage information. Since in force, smart organizations who operate in Europe are paying attention. Aside from avoiding fines for compliance, it turns […]
To say 2018 was something else is an understatement. So what’s next? Here are Information in Bloom’s top five predictions for 2019.