Email Encryption
16 November 2017

Privacy and Cybersecurity 101: How to Send Secu...

Regular email, without some form of added security such as encryption, is not secure.  By that we mean when you use Outlook or Gmail to send an email to another person, unless you have deliberately added a layer of security (e.g., encryption and/or password protection), that email is not secure. Email was not designed with […]

Questions Answers
21 September 2017

The 3 Most Common Equifax Breach Questions (wit...

Ever since the news broke regarding the Equifax breach affecting over 140 million people in the U.S., we have received daily phone calls from clients, friends, and family asking what they can do to protect themselves.  Should I sign up for the credit monitoring?  Am I am going to waive my right to join a […]

25 August 2017

Data Breach Class Actions: an actual violation ...

In a previous post on this blog here, we noted that the recent decision in D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals had joined a growing number of federal courts holding the risk of future harm is enough to allow a class action to proceed following a data breach. Now the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joins […]

CyberSecurity Ransomware
22 June 2017

Low Tech Solutions to Combat the High Tech Cybe...

Imagine that you have twelve (12) hours to pay or your files will be permanently destroyed.  You are the victim of a Ransomware attack. What will you do? Clocks-a-ticking. Ransomware, like WannaCry and CryptoLocker, have proven to be a common, lucrative, low-risk, criminal-enterprise.  Ransomware is a type of malicious software that blocks access to the […]