Cybersecurity

Atlantic Data Forensics What to Know About Phishing Attacks

According to “The State of the Phish ReportTM 2018,” approximately 76% of information-security professionals revealed that their organization experienced a phishing attack in 2017. Phishing attacks are a serious issue for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, but the damage they cause can be mitigated or avoided entirely through an understanding of how…

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An Overview of Firewalls

According to a study conducted at the Clark School of University of Maryland, hackers attempt to gain access to a computer with Internet access approximately every 39 seconds. The staggering number of hacking attempts that occur each day should encourage individuals and businesses alike to put security measures in place that help to prevent hacking…

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Are Ransomware Attacks Increasing?

Ransomware, a form of malware that allows a malicious entity to hold personal or corporate data “hostage” in exchange for a ransom, can pose a serious threat to individuals and businesses alike. While some sources claim that ransomware attacks have become the greatest threat to online security, others provide a more nuanced perspective on this…

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What to Know About Digital HIPAA Compliance

As society quickly adapts to an online environment, so too does the storage of private information and health documentation. While the digital storage of patient health information increases the efficiency of documenting, receiving or retrieving medical records, it also increases its vulnerability. Here, the digital forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of…

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Steps to Take After Being Hacked

Being a victim of hacking is often an anxiety-inducing experience and taking steps to mitigate the damage as quickly as possible is critical to ensuring the safety of your data and personal information. Here, the digital forensics team at Atlantic Data Forensics explains what to do if one of your devices has been hacked. Isolate…

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Fraud-Prevention Tips for Your Business

Fraud is a critical concern for all businesses, regardless of size or industry. As such, is important to employ preventative strategies that limit the risk of fraud in order to protect your interests. Here, the digital forensic and cybercrime prevention specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics provide several tips for preventing fraud within your business. Know…

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A Cybersecurity Checklist for the New Year

    Another year is here and that means new challenges and new cybersecurity threats are on the way. To ensure that you are prepared for these things, you should create, or take a look at, your cybersecurity checklist. After all, preparation is exceptionally important when it comes to your cybersecurity. Let’s take a look…

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A Recent Gmail Phishing Scam is Highly Effective

  Phishing scams are on the rise. Their use of social engineering techniques are making them particularly sinister and effective. The question is how to defend against these attacks. Though we may dream of a simple solution that is only a click away, there are no such solutions. Knowledge is the most important and most…

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