Cybersecurity

Three Ways to Protect Your Data From Former Employees

With cloud-based information systems on the rise and sensitive data storage becoming increasingly digital, it has never been more important to ensure your classified company data is protected during employee transitions. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain three ways to protect your company data from former employees. Increase Monitoring of Your…

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Preventing Healthcare Database Breaches

Quite alarmingly, there were 2,181 healthcare data breaches between October 2009 and 2017, according to the HIPAA journal. Many of these data breaches had a significant impact on their respective healthcare organizations and many may have been preventable if a proactive, updated data security system was utilized. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data…

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Understanding Smartphone Forensics

Smartphone forensics bring a new element to the modern data forensics industry, as obtaining information from cell phones with deleted evidence, strong passwords and other barriers can potentially complicate the ability to uncover essential evidence during an investigation. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of modern smartphone forensics as…

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Email Inbox Red Flags: How to Spot Phishing Attempts

Every email account in the world has been a target of email phishing at some point, making it the most popular form of data theft in the world. Whether you work for a large or small organization, attacks are increasing everywhere and spotting these emails is growing more difficult. Identity thieves are getting more creative…

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An Overview of Digital Piracy

Digital piracy is the illegal distribution of copyrighted materials. Legal issues involving companies like Napster have raised questions about the legality of peer-to-peer sharing, which is often how digital piracy occurs, and the European Union has attempted to pass sweeping legislation which they claim will crack down on the issues of digital piracy and copyright…

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Five Types of Cybercrime to Know About

When using the Internet, there is always a risk that you are going to encounter malware and cybercrime, which is why installing a firewall and virus protection is advisable as well as being skeptical when it comes to strange emails or advertisements. Here, the data protection professionals at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of…

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Understanding Viruses: 10 Types You Should Know About

Computer viruses come in a variety of different forms, and each have their own characteristics, which makes it important for computer users to understand how different viruses work and how to detect them. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain 10 types of viruses you should know about. Browser Hijacker A browser…

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Five Ways to Protect Your Business Against Intellectual Property Theft

Because intellectual property theft is a growing threat due to our increased reliance on digital storage and sharing systems, the need for improved intellectual data protection increases. Here, the digital forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain five ways you can protect your business against intellectual property theft so you can best preserve your business’s…

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Cybersecurity Considerations when Dealing with Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are meant to protect users from fraud due to their decentralized and anonymized transactions, but this type of currency can still be vulnerable to certain types of fraud, scams or risks. Here, the cybersecurity and computer forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics discuss some cybersecurity considerations cryptocurrency traders and users should implement when buying,…

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How Computer Forensics Can be Used to Investigate Employee Data Theft

Statistics show that, alarmingly, over one quarter of employees steal proprietary information when leaving a company or organization. Whether these departing employees feel a certain sense of ownership over the data they choose to steal, or they intend to use the information to undermine the company, it is important to understand the legal consequences of…

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