Category: best practices

i’m invincible! (you’re a looney!)

We security professionals tend to underestimate our own vulnerability to threats like phishing. Here is a really good article by Cory Doctorow, who is most…

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massachusetts kicks data protection butt!

Now I have two things which I really like about Massachussets – The Friendly Toast in Cambridge (mmm… Caribbean waffles) and their new data protection…

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a data breach story with a twist…

Stories of data breaches have become annoyingly normal, so when Affinity Health Plans announced the accidental disclosure of personal information on over 400,000 employees, former…

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don’t want to make an ash of myself…

One of my responsibilities at work is to make sure that our employees are safe while traveling.  Until today, this week’s Icelandic volcanic eruption was…

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the lies are in the eyes

It seems that scientists found some evidence for the proverb “The eyes are the windows of the soul.” In experiments conducted by researchers at University…

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the maley affair take two

So after meeting Bob Maley, the former CISO of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at this week’s CSO Perspectives conference in Santa Clara, CA, I am having…

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of notebooks and ipads

Disclaimer to those of you reading this at my place of employment:  Nothing in this post indicates a change to any existing corporate infosec policies……

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an answer to your password problems…

As you know, the entire world was paralyzed a few days ago when Iranian hackers took down Twitter.  Rather than finding out what their friends…

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Germany pays to clean malware from Windows PCs

OK, before I get started with this blog entry, I want to be up font with you.  I have become a cliche… I am writing…

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your emails can come back to haunt you…

You know those “private, internal emails” that get sent around within your organization, never meant to be seen by outsiders? Well, one day, they may in fact be seen – and this is an example of what could happen.

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