Cybercrime is projected to cost businesses $2 trillion in 2019, so cybersecurity continues to be top of mind for businesses. With hacking, malware, social engineering, and other breaches on the upswing, Wintrust recently invited dozens of area business leaders to a seminar about cybersecurity threats for businesses. The three presenters were: Tom Wojcinski, director, risk
We try our best to keep Lifehacker readers aware of recent data breaches and security vulnerabilities that might have compromised their data. Any good website or service should tell you what’s up, too. Sometimes, though, you get an email out of the blue that your account credentials have been compromised—even though the company sending you
Many people are more worried about cybercrime than violent crimes. In response to this, the insurance sector can offer a range of products to suit the digital age. The company Vertafore says cyber insurance should be mandatory for every citizen, not just those running a business. To understand more about this new form of insurance,
There’s an old Popeye cartoon where the famous sailor with massive forearms stands outside a cave that’s blocked by a giant boulder, and he yells, “Open Says-Me.” Open sesame wordplay aside, if only passwords were this simple. Password security is not a new conversation. Protecting yourself in the digital world is the responsibility of everyone.
I’ve seen a huge number of changes in cyber security since I began working in the industry (more years ago than I care to remember). Through the years I have seen paradigm shifts in the way cyber criminals operate and the way we as an industry are working to fight them. Among all the change,
An estate plan is a cornerstone of any comprehensive financial strategy. On a practical level, it can help ensure that your assets are distributed in keeping with your wishes. It can also provide you with a significant emotional benefit. Simply knowing that your affairs are in order can give you peace-of-mind that your legacy will