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  • Reading Between the Lines of Breach Notifications

    Back in September 2012, I wrote two articles for Point2Security on how to effectively handle breach notifications: The Who of Post-Breach Communication Post-Breach Communication: The Importance of How & When Sadly, to many organizations are doing something entirely different when it comes to post-breach notifications. I like to take ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on January 18, 2013
  • Get Real with Information Security

    In 2012, the writers of malware and the attackers of networks were very busy, using both social engineering and increased technical sophistication to fuel an increased number of attacks. Not incidentally, mobile devices just flew off the shelves this year, with predictions that over 122 million tablets and some 717 million smartphones will have ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on December 31, 2012
  • Why We Have No Online Privacy

    Earlier today, as I read a very self-serving article lamenting how online growth will be killed due to impending “Do Not Track” legislation, it became very clear to me why online privacy in the US is almost entirely non-existent. As a society in the 21st century, we have willing accepted the idea that in order to be able to obtain anything useful ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on September 21, 2012
  • Securing Your Storage - Part 1

    If you’re going to make use of cloud-based storage, it is a good idea to ensure that you keep it secure.  Unless you are absolutely, positively certain that you will never, ever put anything in there that you wouldn’t want to find in a public place, you’re going to need to consider encryption. Even if you don’t care about the data, you ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 14, 2012
  • Managing Your Personal Security

    In the past few days, we learned that Global Payments Inc, a middle-man credit checking company, suffered a breach of its systems starting in January of this year.  It has been speculated that up to 10 million card holders might be at risk. Even with the growing trend of these types of attacks, your personal security both online and offline ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on March 31, 2012
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