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Coming Next Week: The 12 Days of Privacy

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Haul out the holly, fill up the stockings, even though it’s just one week past Thanksgiving day…..   Rather than look back at 2013, next week the Privacy & Security blog will count down The 12 Days of Privacy, looking ahead to what we might expect in 2014.    The editor’s muse for this series… Continue Reading

Data Privacy Day 2013 – Passwords

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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

LinkedIn Passwords Hacked – UPDATE

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4:44 PM — LinkedIn has confirmed reports of hacking –   It’s time for a little password hygiene. ZDNet reports that a Russian organization claims to have downloaded over 6.4 million passwords from LinkedIn.  They also report that some 300,000 of them may have already been accessed.  LinkedIn has yet to confirm these details… Continue Reading