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Human Error and the Information Security Breach Link

How would you feel if you find out that your most loyal employees could be responsible for information security breaches in your company? What will you think if we tell you that even you could be leaking your business?s secrets without you intending to do so?

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6 Mobile Risk Management Tips

How much data do you keep on your phone? Do you have your passwords stored in a nifty note app? Do you have your phone?s browser on auto-fill mode to save you time when you?re trying to log-in on websites?

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10 Best Tips to Avoid and Detect Auto Insurance Fraud

Fraud happens all days of the year and it can happen to anyone. One of the increasingly common fraud these days is auto insurance fraud. Current data states that Ontario loses approximately $1.6 billion a year to auto insurance fraud. That?s $1.6 billion that goes straight to the pockets of crooks and $1.6 billion that could have been put to better use.

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16 Tips to Avoid Identity Theft Online

Phishing scams and Pharming scams abound, and now is the time, more than ever to actively avoid attempts at online identity theft by arming yourself with knowledge to combat online fraud. We?ve compiled some tips to avoid identity theft online below for you.

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Intro to Account Takeover Attacks

Organized crime has taken over the internet in recent years. Any web-based account that deals with finances, gaming, retail and other consumer-facing services are under threat of attack from bot armies that are used by unscrupulous individuals.

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12 WSIB Red Flags to Watch Out For

Not all claims made to the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board are legitimate, some have a marked presence of questionable signs that employers must watch out for. Fraudulent claims are often ripe with questionable signs that can be easily distinguished. This is not to say that seeing a few questionable signs is a fool-proof indication of fraud, but an alert of the possibility of fraud won?t hurt anyone.

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Hot Tips for Preventing Data Theft

In this information age, your data is worth its bytes in gold. In a 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study conducted by IBM, the average cost of a data breach in 2015 is $3.8 million! That?s a 23% increase over the results of the 2013 study and shows just how important it is more than ever to protect your data from thieves and criminals.

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Short-Term Rental Scam on the Rise?

Online home-sharing portals are changing the way people travel and find accommodations and with that change, is the increasing number of fraudsters who victimize people opting for hotel alternatives.

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