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Adrian S. Darmawan, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

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Scammers Are Turning to Text - Simple Tips to Thwart Being Scammed Over Text

It is not an understatement to say that everyone is texting. Texting, including iMessage™ and Messages by Google™, is everywhere. According to recent studies, 270,000 texts are sent every second. And it is not just the frequency that has increased; texting has become ubiquitous. We text with just about everyone – from family, friends, co-workers, even the local restaurant about when your table is ready. Heck, even my dry cleaner sends me a..

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Cyber Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Ransomware attack estimates were at 304.7 million in August 2021, which is the same number of total attacks as the entire 2020 calendar year had. To put it into a fiscal perspective, the 2020 reported losses exceeded $4.1 Billion. Losses for 2021 are approximately $4.9 Billion so far, and the busiest season for ransomware isn’t even here yet! However, there appears to be lull in September, with the number of reported attacks actually decreasing...

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Work from Home, Here to Stay

COVID-19 has forced almost all businesses across all verticals to accommodate working from home. For the past seven months, office buildings started to feel like an eerie place to visit, with near-empty floors and sometimes entire buildings. As states across the nation, including here in the State of California, begin strict reopening stages, working remotely is still a recommended option for almost all stages of the reopening tiers.


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