With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up, extra security measures are important to prevent hackers from stealing personal information, a spokeswoman from the Office of the Chief Information Officer said.
Meanwhile, one study found that data breaches are on the rise and organizations are unprepared to detect them. The study, done by the Ponemon Institute in 2013, found that data breaches increased in both severity and frequency last year.
The study found that downtime for an online retailer during Cyber Monday could cost as much as $3.4 million in lost sales and brand and reputation damage.
Students should take precautions at all times of the year, but the holidays… Read more