Tag Archives: Bank card number

Avoid ATM Scams

Your Rights Lost or Stolen ATM/Debit Card: If your ATM or debit card is lost or stolen, you may not be held liable for more than $50 for the misuse of your card, as long as you notify the bank … Continue reading

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Banking Malware Finds New Weakness

Ice IX Steals Phone Numbers to Compromise Accounts A new Zeus variant has the attention of security experts – not because of its sophistication, but because of its automation. Named Ice IX, this new malware targets online banking users’ login … Continue reading

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Creating a Personal Culture of Security: First know what is Private Information

The Great Wall of China was built one stone at a time to provide better security. A culture of security is built one person at a time. The first stone is to know what information should be kept private. Number … Continue reading

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Human Firewall aka the Weak Link

You have spent thousands on infrastructure. You have the best Cisco firewall money can buy. Your Information Security Officer has every certification the industry offers. Yet you can still be breached. Your employees’ SSN and birthdates can be stolen. Your … Continue reading

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The Physical Security of Information Your Business Stores

Do not forget the old fashion way of stealing personally identifying information of your customers and employees – the paper records. Keep paper documents containing non-public identifying information in a locked cabinet and/or locked room. Limit access to employees with … Continue reading

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Only Keep the Private Information Your Business Needs

A Business/Organization/Institution is responsible for the Private Information they collect. Only collect sensitive personal identifying information that has a legitimate business need. Then only keep it for as long as you need it. Social Security Numbers should only be used … Continue reading

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Do you know what private information your company has?

The first step in securing your customer’s and employee’s private information is knowing what you collect and who has access to it. You need to list all the data you collect – account numbers, credit card numbers, email addresses, bank … Continue reading

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