2017 MRC Blog Posts

Prepared for Holiday Fraudsters?

10 November 2017

During the last two months of the year, retailers experience an influx of large numbers of orders that make up for any preceding slow months. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by holiday fraud, which can substantially cut into any profits that are made throughout the season.

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Equifax Breach: Never Too Big To Fail

17 October 2017

It's Cybersecurity Awareness month -- and the perfect time to reflect on some high profile cybersecurity mistakes. Organizations have a lot to learn about the Equifax data breaches, especially in relation to their attempts at mitigation.

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Cybersecurity - Our Shared Responsibility

11 October 2017

Weak links can occur nearly anywhere within a system. Together, users, administrators, and business owners must work to secure their applications and develop better overall security habits.

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Protecting Our Youth's Identity

27 September 2017

Identity theft is a serious crime -- and it's one that doesn't just affect adults. In fact, children are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to identity theft, and parents need to educate themselves on the risks.

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The Merging of Our Physical and Digital Identities

20 September 2017

Today nearly every appliance comes in a form of "smart" device. Our world as a whole is becoming increasingly digital -- and our way of interacting with the world is also becoming blurred between physical and digital reality. Our digital identity is, essentially, becoming our physical identity.

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Privacy, Technology, Identity... Oh My!

14 September 2017

Ten years ago people were more reluctant to shared personal information via the Internet. Now we summon strangers to pick us up in their vehicles and transport us, and we readily live in strangers' homes during vacations, just to name a couple. We are no longer private people. See how you can keep your information private despite the rapid growth of technology.

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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

07 September 2017

Has your identity been stolen? While some individuals begin to see the signs immediately, many can have their identity stolen for months or even years without realizing it. Regardless, if you suspect that your identity has been stolen, you need to act fast.

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Checked Out of Slow Checkouts?

24 August 2017

Nearly nine in ten customers want a faster checkout experience. Investing in quicker checkouts is an investment in customer retention. To improve the speed of checkouts, companies must adopt new technologies. Find out how!

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Payment Methods of the Future

16 August 2017

The world of banking is changing rapidly. More and more individuals are pushing for new and innovative methods of payment, and vendors are racing to adapt to these new forms of payment. So what can we expect from the future?

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Death of the Password

09 August 2017

Passwords themselves aren't really all that secure in terms of authentication. Thanks to technologies like biometric scanning and two-factor authentication, though, it is very likely that passwords are going to become obsolete within the decade.

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