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Teach Your Kids Cyber Hygiene (and Freeze Their Credit)

Just in time for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Identity Theft Resource Center in conjunction with CyberScout has released a survey entitled “Social Media Habits and You.” The survey focuses on how parents and guardians monitor their kids’ online behavior,…

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How to Talk About Online Secrets and Security with Your Child

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here, and to promote a better understanding of the online dangers we face, the Identity Theft Resource Center teamed up with CyberScout to conduct a survey entitled “Social Media Habits and You.” Focusing on cybersecurity…

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Parents Beware – Digital Dangers Lurk for Kids Online

Parents can’t always keep an eye on their children’s digital lives. Some adults aren’t digital natives, and still others simply don’t have time to monitor their kids’ activities. To complicate matters, the risks posed by cyber criminals changes all the…

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Equifax Data Breach Anniversary: Why It’s Time to Check Your Identity Defenses

Greater than 50%. Those are the odds your important personally identifying information (PII) was exposed in the 2017 Equifax data breach. You are forgiven, if the September 2017 announcement of the breach now seems like ancient history, but it’s critical…

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Mining the Data: Artificial Intelligence and Insurance

Recent improvements in computing power allow users to rapidly process very large volumes of data.  One area of computer science that has benefited from this is Artificial intelligence (AI); this includes an area of AI known as Machine Learning (ML)….

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Backing Up Your Computer is More Important Than You Think

We keep a lot of important information stored safely away on our computers. We trust that the next time we power on the device, it will be there for us to use…until it’s not. For me, the situation became all…

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Don’t Let Cyber Criminals Outsmart Your Smart Technology

For a number of years, businesses have had the option to purchase cyber liability insurance. This type of coverage protects them against threats like malware attacks, cyber extortion, online fraud, and data breaches. In fact, this coverage continues to be…

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Ride-Sharing: Uber Convenient or Uber Risky?

  With the price of taxi services in most cities rising, people are relying on a new form of transportation called ride-sharing. Companies like Uber and Lyft can be very convenient for those who don’t own a car or quickly…

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The Regtech Revolution: Using Technology to Improve Insurance Regulatory Outcomes

In a previous article, I talked about the InsurTech movement. That is, start-up companies developing technology solutions for insurance companies. One place insurance companies need help with is complying with new regulatory requirements. One branch of InsurTech that is working…

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