Corporate Espionage Doesn’t Pay

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Greed can overtake individuals, and this often comes at the cost of another party. In some cases, a company that spends the time and money on innovations, both tangible and conceptual, may be the victim of corporate espionage wherein a rival company uses the stolen information to profit. All too often this is on account of an employee who steals … Read More

A Case Study in Workplace Sabotage

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Nestled between the Calavera Hills to the east and the cool, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west, the charming seaside town of Carlsbad sits perched on rugged cliffs along Southern California’s coastline. Beneath its noted balmy climate and laid back atmosphere, this northern suburb of San Diego was the site of a serious cyberattack. Unlike many attacks … Read More

Disgruntled Employees and Data Security

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As any company knows, some of its former employees do not part ways on gracious or friendly terms. Some, in fact, leave with an ax to grind. What is worse for the businesses is that frequently these employees harbor these feelings before they leave the company and may act out in anticipation of their resignation or termination. This can be … Read More

How to Stay Safe While Online Shopping During the Pandemic

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Safe While Online Shopping

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and “shelter-in-place” orders, online retail traffic is up 28%, a surge only seen during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This surge in online activity affects the amount of bandwidth available for internet users everywhere. But more importantly, this increased traffic results in a higher risk for cyberattacks. In this post, we will explore the … Read More