Cybersecurity

Computer security (also known as cybersecurity or IT security) is information security as applied to computing devices such as computers and smartphones, as well as computer networks such as private and public networks, including the Internet as a whole.The field covers all the processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction. Computer security also includes protection from unplanned events and natural disasters.The worldwide security technology and services market is forecast to reach $67.2 billion in 2013, up 8.7 percent from $61.8 billion in 2012, according to Gartner, Inc.
Posts about Cybersecurity
  • First Step to Starting Your Business

    … Prince Law Offices, P.C. attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin will be presenting at “First Step to Starting Your Business” in cooperation with the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center. First Step to Starting Your Business (Lancaster, PA) Date:Fri, February 17, 10:30am – 12:30pm Point of Contact: Kutztown SBDC (877…

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  • Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business

    … questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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  • Wells Fargo, PNC Hit with Huge Fines for Cybersecurity Lapses

    … PNC nor Wells Fargo admitted any wrongdoing. According to InvestmentNews, a Wells Fargo spokesperson says the company self-reported the its weaknesses and is taking steps to address the problems. Cybersecurity, Banks and Whistleblower Awards FINRA imposed the fines and penalties in this case. That agency doesn’t have a whistleblower award provision…

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  • 1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked – What You Can Do Now

    … to use a password altogether. This is the largest publicly disclosed hack ever, below is a graph fresh from an article in the Wall Street Journal that puts it in perspective. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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  • Lincoln Financial Unit Fined for Cybersecurity Breach

    … submitted a corrective action plan that included more cybersecurity personnel and the engagement of a “renowned team of cybersecurity experts to perform an evaluation of [Lincoln’s] cybersecurity systems, policies, procedures, and control environment.” Cybersecurity, Banks and Whistleblower Awards The Lincoln Financial subsidiary rocked…

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  • New NIST Guide Helps Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity

    … NIST provides guidance to help small businesses secure their data and information in the new publication, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals. Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber hackers, but Pat Toth knows otherwise. Toth leads outreach efforts to small businesses…

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  • FTC Offers Advice on How to Avoid and Respond to Ransomware Attacks

    … can find guidance in Ransomware – A closer look and the accompanying video, Defend against Ransomware. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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