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Trust is an essential element of customer relationships. When it comes to Internet security, your customers trust you to protect the personal information they share with you. You would never knowingly put them at risk, but lax computer security practices can do just that -- jeopardize your customers' sensitive information and expose them to threats....

A point-of-sale (PoS) device is one of the most important features in any retail location; it’s where all purchases are finalized. With headlines announcing major retail, entertainment and healthcare industry breaches, you might have asked yourself, “How can my environment become breached?” or “How do I protect my business from cyber-attack?” ...

Social engineering is the human side of breaking into a corporate network. Instead of hacking into the technology, social engineers attempt to gain sensitive information or unauthorized access privileges by building inappropriate trust relationships with insiders, and fooling them into providing valuable information or access to that information.  Their goals: theft, fraud or espionage.  An organization’s best defense against social engineering attacks is properly trained staff....