GPDR – The Mother of All Data Privacy or Not

Depending on who you ask, General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) is here to stay, and possibly at a very high cost. Sometime between May 20, 2013 and June 5, 2013 Edward Snowden, a former CIA (not the CIA triad) employee leaked thousands of classified documents detailing how the United States collected and used individuals’ private […]

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Financial Crimes – A growing Epidemic

Some of you may have heard that there was  a breach at the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) back in 2016. However, the impact of the breach is only recently being detailed.  The hackers were able to breach the Edgar System, which is used to transmit data related to company filings.  Usually, the company would send […]

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Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity Insurance – What you should know

As a small business owner, CarTek understands the importance of protecting your business.  Typically, we focus on helping companies to lower their risk by conducting assessments and providing cyber security solution recommendations.  However, there is another piece to the puzzle that is extraordinarily important in lowering risk.  That is the act of transferring risk with […]

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality – In My Opinion

I am sure by now, you have seen the new internet privacy bill that was passed a couple of months back.  Well, I guess it is my turn to add my two cents.  So, hear goes.   When the new internet privacy bill was introduced, the chief argument from the service providers perspective was that […]

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IoT and Privacy – Can They Co-exist?

Google Home, Alexa, and Smart TV’s have pretty much taken the consumer side of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry by storm.  Each has sold millions of units in the United States alone.  Based on that amount of sales, we can infer that there is a demand for more convenience and easier access to information. […]

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