Category: worst practices

NLRB continues push to regulate social media in non union companies

It seems that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is continuing to extend its push into the regulation of social media in non unionized work…

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epic fail – hackers gonna hack… unless they don’t have to

Earlier this week, an Australian firm providing billing and support services to web hosting firms found that their web site had been destroyed, their Twitter…

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noted – the russian internet becomes more opaque

Interesting post from security and cyberwarfare blog Digital Dao on how changes in Russian law will make it more difficult for foreign firms and investigators…

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security wtf of the week

Here is a textbook description of what companies should NOT do when someone privately reports a security vulnerability in their publicly available web site which…

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it never ceases to amaze me…

…how often companies botch the termination process for an employee with “destroy the network access” and are then shocked, shocked I tells ya, when the…

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it’s not always nice to share

From the department of things that should be common sense, but are not… it is not safe to put confidential data on cloud based file…

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a post mortem tribute to (less than) mediocrity

I love the obituaries in UK newspapers… none of that namby pamby covering up of the dearly departed’s foibles or less than stellar achievements.  This…

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cloud security outlook… still, well, cloudy

Cloud storage provider DropBox provides a great example of some of the security issues that individuals and companies face when entrusting sensitive data to the…

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bus-ted

Back in May, I wrote about the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’  kick ass new data protection law, which looked like it could really encourage companies doing business…

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testing, 1, 2, 3, oopsie!

Last week, an experiment conducted by Duke University and the European RIPE Network Control Center got a little bit out of hand, interrupting Internet traffic…

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