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InfoSight, Inc is a leader in cyber security & compliance for regulated industries. Our blog covers the latest innovative and leading-edge information on IT, managed security & network infrastructure to help organizations optimize how business-critical information is processed, managed and stored.

What Everybody Needs to Know About Malvertising

More people are falling prey to drive-by attacks when visiting websites. The following lesson learned from a recent incident with the Yahoo search engine emphasizes the fact that you’re really on your own when it comes to Internet security, and you need to know how to protect yourself. Last month Yahoo! was subjected to malvertising, or malicious advertising. After a weeklong attack, the Company announced it had successfully removed the malware. Malvertising attacks use online adverts to spread malware by injecting malicious banners into [...]

By | September 18th, 2015
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Using Public or Unsecured Wifi

In our fast-paced digital world, high mobile connectivity is a necessity, which often comes at the price of security. We sacrifice a secure connection for a fast and reliable one when in need of Internet access at airports, public buildings and restaurants. Many of us like to work or study at coffee or book shops because they offer comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi, but be careful. There are risks. Use a VPN connection. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) works by [...]

By | September 9th, 2015
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How To Safely Use Public Computers

Sometimes you may need or want to use a computer when away from your home or office. There are computer kiosks in every airport, hotel and library, and also in many coffee shops, but beware when using public computers. Any computer that you do not own or control should be treated as though it were infected with a virus or other malicious program and should never be trusted. Follow these few simple rules when using a computer other than your own: 1. Never use public computers to make financial transactions or to [...]

By | September 4th, 2015
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Secure Your Home Network!

In the past, securing your home computer network was the responsibility of the experts who installed it, but today’s Internet users often install their own home networks. Some users may not know how to build in the protective measures necessary to prevent outsiders from snooping or worse, accessing their private information. Because it’s extremely easy for anyone to download hacking software or “recipes” from the Internet, securing your home network is more important than ever, and it's worth the effort [...]

By | August 26th, 2015
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Online Privacy: What information are you sharing?

Every day, you give away personal information about yourself, sometimes without even realizing it.  You do this when you take advantage of all kinds of services, including Internet searches, social networking, mobile and more. For example, if you bookmark a page on the Internet, add an item to an ecommerce "wish list," or complete an "All About Me" quiz on a social network, the information you provide might be shared by a friend or sold to a business. In other [...]

By | August 21st, 2015
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InfoSight has been re-issued SSAE 16 Type II

With all the cyber threats today, organizations need to be assured that they’re working with reputable vendors who operate in a secure manner and maintain protected systems. One way to provide this assurance is to apply for SSAE 16 examination. InfoSight Inc. is proud to announce the successful completion of a Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements No.16 (SSAE 16) Type II examination, formally known as a Report on Controls at a Service Organization (SOC 1), performed by independent CPA [...]

By | August 5th, 2015
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