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This week: Landry’s data breach affects more than 60 restaurant chains across the US. A university in the Netherlands suffered a massive ransomware attack that took down almost all Windows systems and particularly affected the University’s email services. Seven tips to make your business more secure in 2020 — plus much more.
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Active Network, a web-based school accounting software company, disclosed a severe security breach earlier this week. The hackers may have collected parent's name, payment card number, payment card expiration date, payment card security code, and store username and password. Learn more here.
Maastricht University in the Netherlands suffered a massive ransomware attack just two days before Christmas. The University announced that the attack took down “almost all Windows systems” at the university and particularly affected the University’s email services. Learn more about this massive attack.
Every time your customers submit payment information to you, they are placing their financial security in your hands. They are trusting you to protect them — and betraying that trust, even inadvertently, can cause them to lose confidence in your entire organization.
Passwords and challenge questions are insufficient to keep hackers from prying into your accounts, not only to steal what’s there, but to use that access to get into other places.
Two-factor authentication, also called 2FA, is vital and should be considered the default in online security, not a fancy option.