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  1. Defendify Hosts Cybersecurity and Privacy Meetup

    Defendify hosted a meetup of cybersecurity and privacy professionals on February 13th at the startup company’s home office in Portland, Maine. The event attracted a great turnout of local people—from lawyers to students to developers—involved in the cybersecurity, privacy, and technology field.

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  2. Data Privacy Day: Key Takeaways

    On January 28th, we celebrated Data Privacy Day: an international effort to empower individuals and business to respect privacy, safeguard data, and enable trust. Defendify was a Champion of Data Privacy Day again this year, and as part of our commitment we’ve gathered a few of our key takeaways from Data Privacy Day 2020—from big privacy topics for Small Business to a noteworthy new resource.

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  3. Mobile App Safety: A Quick Checklist

    New phone under the tree this year? Investing in mobile devices for your business with your 2020 budget? We store a ton of sensitive data on mobile devices, from contact information and private messages to location data, passwords, bank accounts, and business documents. You may have already started to consider cybersecurity for mobile devices in your business, but what about the apps that you use every day?

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  4. There’s A Lot More in the Clouds than Snow

    Data Privacy Day is January 28th, and it’s a great opportunity to evaluate how you handle and store your company’s sensitive data. Cloud storage is a very popular method: 63% of small businesses use the cloud to store their company data and files, and that number appears to be on the rise. But as with most technology, it comes with risk. So what can you do to ensure that your – and your customers’ – data is kept private?

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  5. Don’t Toy Around: Safety-First Means Security-First

    Let it…glow? We live in a connected world, and it’s especially apparent through the holidays with so many internet-connected (IoT) children’s toys lining the shelves. We recently discussed prioritizing security with IoT devices in your home and office, and toys are no exception.As with any internet-connected devices, it’s important to keep in mind things aren’t always manufactured with top line security.

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  6. IoT Can Mean Smarter, Faster, Cheaper, and Less Secure

    The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the network of physical products and devices that connect to the Internet. Common household IoT devices include Internet-connected thermostats, alarm systems, and televisions, and even kitchen appliances. By 2020, there will be over 30 million IoT devices worldwide.There is no doubt about it, “smart” devices have become a part of everyday life. But the thing we have to remember is: If it connects to the Internet, it has the potential to be hacked.

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