Category: Finance

The Curious Security Mindset of the Fortune 500

In our time building security solutions for consumers, small-to-medium businesses, and enterprises, one of the things we’ve found most striking is the difference in mindset among these types of organizations.

You might see it when reading between the lines every time there’s a new data breach in the news. The message? Even with a security budget that can fund a small country, there are enterprises out there who don’t take security seriously because they’ve deemed it cheaper for them to deal with a breach than to spend money on the infrastructure to prevent it.Read more »

Keeping your information secure during tax season

Come April every year, most people begin a dalliance with a large amount of sensitive information in the form of tax documents. W-2s, 1099s, all manner of other IRS forms, and the tax returns themselves are a veritable treasure trove of personal information that you wouldn’t want falling into the wrong hands. If the wrong person intercepts any one of those forms, they’ll have your social security number, address, and full name—in other words, everything they need to steal your identity. Tax-related identity theft was the most common type of identity theft reported last year.Read more »