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Winners of Austin Chamber's business awards revealed

August 28, 2015 — Innovative, responsible and uniquely Austin companies were honored Thursday by the Austin Chamber of Commerce during its 15th Annual Greater Austin Business Awards.
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Profiles in Power winners: Meet Amanda Nevins of CSID (Video)

August 14, 2015 — Amanda Nevins, CFO at CSID, was recently name one of Austin's Women of Influence at the Austin Business Journal's Profiles in Power event. Learn more about what makes Nevins one of the Austin-area's top women in business.
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Way More Feds Signed Up for Post-Hack Protections Than Anyone Anticipated

July 28, 2015 — The contractor chosen by the Office of Personnel Management to provide protection services to victims of the initial breach of personnel files maintained by the agency took a lot of heat for its perceived customer service, though it may have actually altered the industry standard for performance.
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Facing uproar over its handling of federal employee hack, contractor responds, ‘We took a beating … for doing what … was the right thing to do’

July 20, 2015 — After a bruising initiation into Washington politics with his company’s sluggish response to the massive Chinese hack of federal employee data, Joe Ross seems unfazed.
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Is Your Small Business Still in the Dark About Cyber Security?

July 5, 2015 — Around 52 percent of small businesses in the UK aren't taking preventative measures when it comes to protecting themselves against cyber crime, according to research from CSID.
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No Evidence Hackers Are Selling Stolen Government Data, Contractor Says

June 30, 2015 — The contractor responsible for protecting the credit of some of the 4.2 million current and former government employees whose records were believed seized by Chinese hackers said there is no evidence stolen Social Security numbers or other records are being sold online.
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OPM Announces a Recent Cybersecurity Incident

June 4, 2015 — The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former Federal employees.
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Episode 141: Hacking the hackers

June 3, 2015 — CSID created a fake company, complete with employees who had social media accounts and credit cards, and exposed some of the company’s sensitive information online. What happened next was surprising – not because of what the hackers did, but because of how fast they did it. CSID’s Joel Lang spoke with Regarding ID’s Gina Jordan about the case study.
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Are you guilty of digital oversharing? It could cost you

May 28, 2015 — Consumers frequently surrender their critical passwords to almost every site they visit, a terrible habit. (A report by fraud-detection vendor CSID, released in the fall of 2012, found that 6 in 10 consumers reused passwords at multiple sites.) That means your online bank account is only as safe as the security at any other site you've accessed with the same password.
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Identity management and the new frontier: IoT and ID must learn to get along

May 21, 2015 — In today’s digital age, identity management is a complex task that requires not just a hefty dose of common sense when sharing information on the Internet, but also a reliance on third-party businesses to safeguard that information and respect consumer privacy.
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Why you should avoid hotel Wi-Fi like the plague

May 19, 2015 — Public and hotel Wi-Fi doesn't use WPA. Adam Tyler, Chief Innovation Officer of CSID, says that any device that is connected to hotel Wi-Fi is effectively sending all data in clear-text, allowing a remote attacker to identify and extract information.
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Global black markets and the underground economy

May 18, 2015 — Adam Tyler is the Chief Innovative Officer at CSID. In this interview he discusses global black markets, what type of information is most valuable for cybercriminals, modern malware, and much more.
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2015: The Plague of Point-of-Sale Breaches Continues

April 27, 2015 — Today our financial and personal information is everywhere. With so much personal information—quite literally—floating around various access points, it has never been more lucrative or easy for cyber-criminals to access and mine private information to sell on the black market.
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Four Ways UK SMBs Can Mitigate Data Breach Risk

April 27, 2015 — When you mention cyber-crime, data breach or identity theft to a small business (SMB) owner what reaction would you expect to get? Disturbing results from a recent survey by the government’s Cyber Streetwise campaign found that two thirds (66 percent) of SMB owners do not consider their businesses to be vulnerable.
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Password Breaches: Why Legislation is the Way Forward

April 22, 2015 — In June of 2012, LinkedIn, the largest business-oriented social network, found itself in hot water. Due to allegedly weak security practices on the part of the company, a file containing the encoded passwords of roughly 6.5 million LinkedIn users was posted on a Russian hacker site.
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Data-scraping Chrome extension steals more than a million users’ data

April 8, 2015 — Adam Tyler, chief innovation officer at fraud detection firm CSID told SCMagazineUK.com that a research project was released last year during the Usenix Security Symposium which highlighted the extent of the problem. He said analysis conducted by various university-based researchers highlighted that on the Chrome Browser ‘store' alone there were 130 specifically malicious extensions, and more than 4700 ‘suspicious' extensions.
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SMB Content Security Spend Still Up For Grabs

March 26, 2015 — In spite of continued growth in security spend amongst SMBs, it's still very much a Greenfield opportunity for managed service providers (MSPs) that can break through perception barriers.
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Crooks’ new target: your rewards points

March 25, 2015 — Love loyalty rewards programs? So do black hat hackers, and they're becoming increasingly interested in stealing them from consumers, imperiling not only your rewards points but your identity.
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Malware on the move: Mobile malware

March 9, 2015 — Mobile malware has indeed become a grave concern for security pros. Last year, we saw multiple new attacks on both Android and iOS devices, namely WireLurker which attacked (supposedly more secure) non-jailbroken iOS devices.
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Hackers are stealing your tax refund

February 10, 2015 — The recent slew of massive hacks are costing you money — your U.S. government tax refund. Last year alone, hackers stole more than 6.5 million Social Security numbers. The number of SSNs stolen this year might be significantly higher, given the recent Anthem hack of 80 million customers.
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POS Breaches in 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

January 14, 2015 — Retailers had a tough year. With Target's massive point-of-sale breach at the end of 2013 to a steady stream of retail breaches throughout 2014, it seems like cyber criminals continue to win the battle over consumer data. If 2014 was the year of the POS breach, then what will 2015 bring?
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