Cyber Security News of the Week, August 7, 2016

Individuals at Risk
Identity Theft
Banner Health Breach Affects 3.7 Million: Arizona-based Banner Health, which operates 29 hospitals, says it’s notifying 3.7 million individuals that their data was exposed in a “sophisticated cyberattack.” The organization has hired a forensics firm to investigate the attack after taking steps to block the attackers and contacting law enforcement officials.

Dogs At Work

Do dogs help in the work environment?  According to some studies, yes, they do!  Many small businesses allow dogs but even some corporations also allow the practice because of perceived benefits.   Amazon, Ben and Jerry’s and Printing for Less are just a few well-known companies that have dog-friendly policies.

Cyber Security News of the Week, July 31, 2016

Individuals at Risk
Cyber Fraud
Dark Patterns are designed to trick you (and they’re all over the Web): It happens to the best of us. After looking closely at a bank statement or cable bill, suddenly a small, unrecognizable charge appears. Fine print sleuthing soon provides the answer—somehow, you accidentally signed up for a service.