Tag Archives: personal information

Does the Colorado Protections for Consumer Data Privacy Law Affect You?

If you are a business in the United States, or anywhere for that matter, its time to start taking notice at where your consumers are located; Because compliance regulations such as those implemented by the European Union, California and Colorado may apply to your organization if you hold the personal information and data of people […]

Universities Remain a Rich Target for Hackers

Schaumburg, IL, April 9, 2014:  In 2013, HALOCK Security Labs noted information security vulnerabilities at colleges and universities along with numerous hacker challenges that plague these institutions across the United States.  More breaches may come to light if higher education institutions do not rethink their cyber security measures.

Some Mortgage Lenders May Be Putting Sensitive Financial Data At Risk, Finds HALOCK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALOCK Investigation finds that over 70% of mortgage lenders may be putting sensitive financial data at risk through their application processes Schaumburg, IL, January 29, 2014: Cybersecurity firm HALOCK Security Labs found many of the nation’s large and small mortgage lenders allow for information sharing practices that may put applicants’ personal and […]

My Back Door is Secure but I Think I Left the Front Door Unlocked!

I received an email last night from my online video rental provider that they were compromised and that my personal information may have been stolen. I immediately thought that this was a “phishing” scam and deleted the email. With all the compromised data in recent years though, Sony, and Barnes and Noble to name a […]