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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.

Are Your Smartphone Apps Leaking Personal Information In Clear Text?

Are Your Smartphone Apps Leaking Personal Information? For many years now, we have been trained to look for the SSL icon on our browsers, and have told our family and friends to do the same. It’s a basic security measure that ensures our traffic cannot be intercepted and spied on. The last thing we want when doing online banking, reading our email or shopping online is having someone sitting there and watching our every move, storing our email contacts, credit [...]

By | March 13th, 2013
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Five Steps to Take When Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

If your Twitter account is sending tweets and/or direct messages that you haven't actually sent, your Twitter account has been hacked. Some of the messages may look like this: Hey someone is spreading nasty rumors about you: <link added> LOL! I’m laughing so hard at this pic of you:  <link added> Did you see this funny tweet about you? <link added> Watches on Sale! $99 <link added> Lose weight fast! <link added> If your Twitter account has been compromised, follow [...]

By | November 20th, 2012
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Malware, Viruses, Trojans, OH MY!

Malware. What is it and why should I care? Two years ago, there were nearly 3 million unique forms of malicious code, and thousands of new ones are discovered daily. The risk of being infected is greater than ever because every single possible data communication method can be used to transmit malware. And we know this is true because we so often see it in the news. But what exactly is malware? Malware = MALicious softWARE. Hackers use this software [...]

Bank News Media: Guide to Banking Education & Training: InfoSight’s Customer Security Awareness Program

We are pleased to be spotlighted in the 2012 Bank News Media: Guide to Banking Education & Training. The Guide to Banking Education & Training is a year-round reference for you and your entire staff. To paraphrase a well-known phrase: Don’t plan your education without it. Bank News Media has recognized our Customer Security Awareness Program, as well as our InfoSight-U Training Portal for success in education! InfoSight has created a Customer Security Awareness Program specifically for financial institutions and [...]

By | July 24th, 2012
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Holiday Shopping Security Tips