The tax season is already such a stressful moment of the year for both businesses and the individuals looking to properly account for their financial assets. It’s that time of year when the accounting departments at businesses get busier than ever! However, this is also the time of year when cyber criminals take to the internet and attempt to take advantage of the confidential information being used to file taxes. Tax season cyber crimes are an evolving threat that […]
Why is cyber security culture not being taken seriously by more employees at your business? How can business leaders help encourage others to take a proactive approach and improve resilience?
As cyber threats continue to evolve and change, it is important that everyone at your organization is aware of the current climate affecting data privacy and protection. One of the most important lacking elements at many companies is their inability to foster an inclusive and serious cyber security culture […]
There is a new type of phishing email circulating and bypassing email security solutions. The email attempts to obtain payment from victims who believed they have been watched while performing explicit activities.
In the past week, Proven Data received the following email:
The cybercriminal instills the fear that he has been watching the victim’s activity. Specifically, the attacker makes it look like the victim was being recorded while watching explicit videos. This email can make people feel intimidated if they […]
Proven Data Announces Official Cyber Partner Sponsorship of Emerging Risks & Innovation Summit in New York City
January 2019 — New York, New York
Proven Data is honored to participate in the inaugural Emerging Risks & Innovation Summit as the official event Cyber Partner sponsor. The Summit will be held on Tuesday, May 14th in New York City at the distinguished Millennium Broadway in Times Square. Hosted by Insurance Business America and Key Media, the summit aims to highlight the risk landscape and liability challenges facing the industries of technology, automotive, and beyond. This is an immensely […]
Be wary of these new, high-quality phishing attempts making its way to email inboxes
Phishing is a method of Business Email Compromise (B.E.C.) in which bad actors attempt to steal authentication credentials like usernames and passwords. Cybercriminals then access business accounts and can cause plenty of issues once they have control. If those phishing emails bypass our Email Filtering System, our users are trained to detect sophisticated phishing emails due to our rigid Cyber Security Awareness program.
Recently, Proven Data […]
In November of 2018, the Proven Data team had the opportunity to participate in the Living Security Escape Room challenge at the Infosecurity North America conference in New York City. The focus of their security training program is to have employees engage in data security challenges that help spotlight awareness via learning experiences. Fundamentals of the challenge require problem solving and teamwork to work through the obstacles and collect clues. The program highlights various security incidents businesses can face […]
The annual report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) declares Cybersecurity threats atop their 2019 Global Risk Report, research finds.
The annual Global Risks Report (GRR) from the World Economic Forum ranks Cybersecurity among the top threats society faces, alongside other uncertainties such as environmental risks and geopolitical tensions. The report created in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies and Zurich Insurance Group places technological vulnerabilities atop their research as more businesses and enterprises engage in commerce through means of […]
The Department of Health and Human Services aims to have more healthcare organizations well-prepared to prevent data breaches in their latest 34-page cybersecurity framework report.
In early January 2019, The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients (HICP). This recently-published guide promotes insight to why the healthcare industry must strategize for more modern policies and procedures when it comes to protecting patient information. The report utilizes perspective […]
Data Privacy Day 2019 Press Release
Proven Data is excited to announce our participation in Data Privacy Day as an official Champion! On January 28th 2019, organizations and individuals from all over the world will celebrate and help share awareness on the importance of data security and privacy. This international effort is part of a larger movement to help provide resources and information in order to create a more safe online environment. By helping to promote this cause, we hope […]
As we enter a brand new year, it’s important to look ahead and develop a better cyber strategy for safety and security. 2018 was a big year in data breaches with companies and enterprises facing new challenges in data protection across many different facets of their business. As a result, we should apply more effort and energy at all levels of an organization to increase security procedures and framework for a more protected data operation in 2019. A dynamic […]