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Jan 2015

Don’t Click that Link! Have a Back-up Plan to Mitigate Social Engineering Attacks

If you don’t enjoy having your data or your customers’ personal information plastered all over the Internet, then you should consider the initial attack vector that was most likely used to put it there: a lack of understanding about how social engineering attacks occur and an absence of security controls available to minimize the breach. Phishing, pre-texting, baiting and piggy-backing are just some of the social engineering methods attackers use to trick...

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07

Jan 2015

Securing Your Future with Strategic Security Assessments

You’ve read about the breaches. You’ve seen other companies lose their reputations and financial standing after a cybersecurity attack. You understand that the safety of your company’s data is tantamount to your business’s secure future. But, where do you start? A Strategic Security Assessment will tell you everything about your environment and what your company is doing – or not doing – to safeguard your systems and comply with the...

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05

Jan 2015

Bill Dean Makes The Knoxville News-Sentinel’s “Top 40 Under 40″

From KnoxNews.com Bill Dean spends his days making sure the business secrets, intellectual property and sensitive client information stored on the computers of companies don’t fall into the wrong hands. “The motto of our company is to prevent, detect and respond,” he says. As director of forensics and security assessments for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Dean works with companies to make sure their systems...

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08

Dec 2014

IT Security Experts Expect More Massive Breaches in 2015

While data security experts spent most of 2014 discussing the fallout from the massive credit and debit card retailer breaches, these same experts continue to report that credit/debit cards and healthcare records will be the most vulnerable in 2015. “Breaches aren’t going away,” said Sword & Shield Director of PCI/EI3PA Services John Harmon. “These are highly-skilled professionals who are good at what they do.” In...

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03

Dec 2014

NSGA and Sword & Shield Alliance Provides Cybersecurity Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Raymond Kahre, Director of Marketing (865) 244-3535 rfk@swordshield.com CHICAGO and KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ­­(Dec. 2, 2014) - The National Sporting Goods Association and Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc. today announced a collaboration to provide cost-effective and tailored cybersecurity solutions for NSGA members. Through the new arrangement, NSGA members can manage their information security using member-only discounted rates for highly-sought after cybersecurity solutions...

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10

Nov 2014

Join Us at the 2014 NCRA Conference in Palm Springs

Join Sword & Shield at the National Consumer Reporting Association’s 22nd annual conference in Palm Springs, CA Nov. 12-14 to learn more about our PCI and EI3PA offerings. The NCRA is a national trade organization of consumer reporting agencies and associated professionals that provide products and services to hundreds of thousands of credit grantors, employers, landlords and all types of general businesses. Sword & Shield...

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06

Nov 2014

Sword & Shield PCI SIG Topic Chosen for 2015

Sword & Shield’s Special Interest Group topic was one of two selections chosen and will be featured by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) at community meetings throughout 2015. PCI participating organizations, including merchants, financial institutions, service providers and associations, voted on the seven proposals submitted by their peers and presented for consideration at the 2014 PCI community meetings. Sword & Shield’s topic, Daily Log Monitoring: Guidance...

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Oct 2014

Cybersecurity Month: Be Scared or Be Prepared

It’s the week of Halloween and, when it comes to cyber crime, are you scared or prepared? Cyber crime continues to rise and 2014 is shaping up to paint a dismal picture of the current state of cybersecurity. For example: This week, the White House computer network was breached by hackers. Earlier this year eBay admitted hackers had managed to steal personal records of 233 million...

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22

Oct 2014

Cybersecurity Month: Respond Quickly

If you’re waiting until your organization has a security breach to develop an incident response plan, you’re already damaging your brand and creating the potential for great material loss. “All companies should have an incident response plan in place, so that when (a security event) happens, it can be reacted to quickly,” said Sword & Shield Enterprise Consultant Rocky Breeden. “The best and safest first...

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15

Oct 2014

CyberSecurity Month: Detect Cyberattacks Early

The amount of time between a cyberattack and its detection can save your business thousands in damages. Today’s monitoring and detection strategies call for rapid innovation and extra diligence. No one likes to think they will be the victim of a cyberattack or fraud, but it happens every day to companies of all sizes. The new reality companies face is that no one is beyond...

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