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Defendify’s free essential package helps improve cybersecurity posture

August 4, 2020SSN Staff

PORTLAND, Maine—All-in-one cybersecurity platform, Defendify, attribute a surge in new Cybersecurity Essentials package sign-ups to the increase in cybercriminal activity targeting small and mid-sized businesses. The package, released in late March, offers three award-winning cybersecurity tools that help businesses understand what data security vulnerabilities and threats might impact their organization, and next steps for remediation.  “As we look at the changes impacting businesses...

Cybersecurity, data security, Defendify, NIST, Rob Simopoulos

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WHIRC receives UL listing for 27 straight years

June 11, 2020SSN Staff

ROCKFORD, Minn.—WH International Response Center (WHIRC) received its Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) listing as a central monitoring station for the 27thstraight year, dating back to 1994. This means WHIRC has met or exceeded quality, safety and training standards set by UL. WHIRC is committed to exceeding UL’s standards to ensure continuity of quality service to its customers.  UL recently updated its requirement to not only improve the security of all data and information, but also...

central monitoring stations, Data, data security, Redundancy, The Monitoring Association, UL listed, WH International Response Center

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Consumers want privacy but lack knowledge

March 4, 2020Paul Ragusa

With data privacy and security issues making the headlines on almost a daily basis — from the collection and handling of biometric data to securing identities in a digitally connected world — it was interesting to read the findings on ADT's recent privacy survey showing that respondents want protection but lack knowledge on the topic. The survey, conducted by YouGov of 1,230 U.S. consumers during December 2019, found that 92 percent of respondents feel smart home security companies need...

ADT, cybersecruity, data security, Privacy survey

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