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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Social Media Security Tips and Best Practices

In response to a recent query about security pitfalls surrounding social media, Jonathan Shuffler and I came up with the following tips and best practices:

  • When setting account security questions, do not use real answers.  A lot of security questions ask publicly available information, e.g., What is your favorite sports team?  An attacker would need only a […]
By |October 31st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Social Media Security Tips and Best Practices
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    Important Tip for Companies Looking to Protect Unstructured Data

Important Tip for Companies Looking to Protect Unstructured Data

Most companies are very good at protecting data that they know about and consider sensitive – they restrict access to the HR systems where compensation data is available.  They put access controls and monitoring procedures on systems that store critical intellectual property like formulas or key financial analytics.

Typically, they have formal policies and associated technology […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Blog, Security Breach|Comments Off on Important Tip for Companies Looking to Protect Unstructured Data
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    Down but not out of options: How to keep IT security together in a company that’s gone bankrupt

Down but not out of options: How to keep IT security together in a company that’s gone bankrupt

by Josh Fruhlinger, CSO, October 7, 2016

Corporate chaos

The supply chain upon which modern multinational commerce depends was thrown into chaos earlier this year when South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy. Dozens of container ships with hundreds of crew and thousands of pounds of cargo onboard were essentially stranded at sea, as ports barred the ships’ entry […]

By |October 7th, 2016|News & Events, Security Breach|Comments Off on Down but not out of options: How to keep IT security together in a company that’s gone bankrupt