Retire Old Credit Card Processing Machines Safely

Swiping your debit or credit card at your favorite retail store or an ATM initiates the transfer of information from the magnetic stripe on the back of the card to the terminal.  But what happens to the information on the credit card processing machine itself? Credit and debit cards are one of the most common…

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How Your Fax Machine Is Putting You At Risk for Identity Theft

Throwing away an older fax machine could put your information at risk. Despite the advancements in technology communication, the fax machine is still a tried and true device that many types of businesses use.  The technology itself has always been rather simple: facsimile machines send and receive information, but how the technology works has evolved. …

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Healthcare Data Breaches Didn’t Slow Down in 2017

Non-digital identity theft

For years the healthcare industry has been a prime target for cybercriminals, and there is no sign of healthcare data breaches slowing down. Data breaches in the healthcare industry are not only a costly catastrophe, but an event that compromises the safety and identity of customers.  The Ponemon Institute estimates that data breaches cost the…

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