Learn How Scammers Get Your Social Security Number

Knowing their secrets can help you trip them up I came across an excellent article that explains how easy it is for scammers to decode your social security number.  I’ve always wondered how they did this. Carnegie Mellon University researchers

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Fallout from Computer Fraud and Funds Transfer Fraud

Two huge reasons why crime insurance is needed Travelers Insurance put out an excellent bulletin that describes the financial threats posed by funds transfer fraud and computer fraud, and the need for specialized Crime Insurance coverage.  The Travelers coverage version,

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Cyber Risk insurance

Your Vendors Must Have Data Breach Controls

Information provided by The Hartford Do your organizations’ policies require vendors and associates to meet the same network security and data protections standards that your own organization follows?  They should, said Michael Dandini, senior vice president of The Hartford’s management

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Electronic Fraud Overtakes Traditional Theft Losses

Overseas markets pose emerging risks For the first time, major international corporations are reporting higher fraud losses  from electronic theft of data than from physical stealing of assets, cash and inventory.  With 98 percent of businesses affected, China appears to have

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Social Media Risks To Businesses

Tips for overcoming social media marketing risks More businesses than not are using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and other social media sites for marketing purposes. Doing so involves risks that are often not taken into account. Below are examples of

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