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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Identity Theft Is Real

What is SSL/TLS Encryption?

What is SSL/TLS Encryption? If you watched the most recent vlog, you know that we discussed SQL Injection attacks.  If you were really paying attention,  you noticed that we also discussed SSL/TLS encryption as well.  So, we thought it would be a good idea to put together a blog to give some detail on exactly […]

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Indicators of Compromise For Your Website

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 1 or a 3 part series that focuses on website security – The focus of this video is indicators of compromise. Indicators of Compromise for Your Website Missing or inappropriate content –  After you have created a beautiful website that includes all of the […]

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Thoughts on Internet Privacy

Here is the setup   I am taking an information security course with  I love to learn:) In the course, students had to view a TEDx talk from Alexander Kotouc.  Mr. Kotouc’s talk focused on his perspective of Mobility in the future.  Overall, it was not a bad talk, but there was one portion […]

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