Every year as Labor Day moves near, students, teachers & faculty alike prepare to return to the daily routine of school sessions around the country. Educational institutions of all sizes continue to use technology and online resources to help provide more learning materials and modernize classroom functions. Now more than ever, students & teachers are more connected to the digitized world, and as such, they must ensure better cyber hygiene and proactively keep their data & information safe. With […]
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 […]
What is BEC? (Business Email Compromise)
Email is considered one of the largest and accessible mediums of communication technology that connects people from every corner of the globe. With the rise in email-communication develops the rise of cybercrime and other malicious activity. Business Email Compromise, better known as BEC, is a security breach that is executed through deceitful email targeting. Every business of all shapes and sizes have been targets of BEC, and the results can be disastrous.
According to the […]
Worldwide WannaCry Ransomware: Largest Cyberattack in History
Over 75,000 instances of the “.WCRY” file extension detected by Avast, and 45,000 instances reported by Kaspersky Lab Friday as businesses are reeling from what is believed to be the largest cyber-attack in history. The attack has been dubbed “WannaCry” Ransomware, but can also be referred to as WanaCryptor, WannaCrypt, or Wana Decrypt0r.
Hackers known as The Shadow Brokers, stole exploit tools from the NSA (National Security Agency) and leaked them in April. EternalBlue […]
A HIPAA Data Breach Infographic Worth a Thousand Words
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Despite the emphasis and priority of patient information security, medical organization staff situations change, leaving gaps for potential information breaches for those that are not trained. Professional data recovery companies are also aware that new employees in the critical IT departments may not be informed and educated on the specifics of their systems or disaster recovery procedures.
The 2003 HIPAA Privacy Rule was […]
It has not even been a year since Cryptowall 3.0 was discovered and now there is a new version, Cryptowall 4.0 and it is more devious and demented than its former version. Released and targeted worldwide, Cryptowall 4.0 has many elements of before but now has improved communication capabilities and has included a more resilient cloaking segment so that it is a lot more challenging to protect against. Cryptowall data recovery has never been more complicated.
It is bad enough […]
While many have come to associate Google with a level of trust, open source developers will tell you that is far from the truth. It seems that they discovered that the Chromium browser, the main Google Chrome open source, has a hidden snooping code that has the capability of listening to users in front of their computers. While Google insists that they have removed the ‘opt-in’ software, there are those involved in the dark side of the cyber world […]
Credit card identity theft has been on the increase over the last number of years; and it seems that as quickly as credit card companies try to adjust for security, the hackers figure out a way to overcome the protocols set in place. However, this is all about to change with the implementation of the new ‘chip credit cards’, placing a broad spectrum layer of security for credit cards. While over 120 million Americans have already received their new […]
It has been a momentous few months for data breaches. It seems most any time you check the news there is some breaking Hollywood scandal centered meticulously around an intrusive hack and threat to personal information. And, for the general public, this can create an intense sense of vulnerability—especially when discussing data security.
While any industry has their pain points, Data Recovery is one that can be a personal and sensitive matter. When a client solicits the help of a […]