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Data Privacy Day 2013 – Passwords

Posted in Security

Something everyone can do for Data Privacy Day:  make it a point to change at least one password and make it “long and strong.”   Here are some tips for building strong passwords from David Sherry, Chief Information Security Officer at Brown University: To create a strong password, you should use a string of text… Continue Reading

And the [hacks] just keep on coming……

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We’ve had the Epsilon breach.   We’ve had Sony Breach One and Sony Breach Two.   Today, Bloomberg News reports on a breach that may be, as one security expert in the article calls it, “the nastiest password hack in history….”  LastPass is reporting that hackers may have broken into its database and stolen info on as… Continue Reading

Privacy and Security Bits and Bytes

Posted in Data Breach

Some news items for the last Friday in March – Another state has joined the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI“) bandwagon. On March 22, 2010, Washington state became the third state to incorporate the into law. The Washington House and Senate passed HB 1149 and it has been signed into law by the… Continue Reading