The DSS Security Brief
Welcome to the DSS Security Brief where we cover trends and news related to information security, laws and regulations, best business practices and compliance.
It is 2020 and life is changing. Many businesses do not know what the future may hold or what they will have to do to adapt, but there are steps you can take to make your company more flexible and better prepared to meet whatever tomorrow may hold. One of those steps is developing a…Read More →
In recent years, an increasing number of businesses have employees who work remotely or work from home. In the wake of COVID-19, this trend has become a new norm across the world. This arrangement promotes social distancing and offer benefits for both employer and employee. However, without proper protocols, tools, and training, remote workers can…Read More →
Do you know what happens when you recycle? At DSS, we recycle an average of 190 tons of paper every month. Let’s take a look at what happens to that paper as it goes through the recycling process. But, before we dive into the recycling process, we need to start by explaining why we should…Read More →
In the past, we have discussed a growing trend in state legislation attempting to put control of personal information back into the hands of consumers. As we wait to see how Texas and eventually the Federal government will act, we can perhaps gain foresight into the future by examining provisions which commonly appear in privacy…Read More →
A new study revealed dangers associated with reselling devices. The study found that seven out of ten devices are vulnerable to data breach and privacy risk when resold for second hand use. The researchers tested a total of 311 devices. These included 151 hard drives, 150 memory cards (such as SD cards), and 10 smartphones.…Read More →