Off to Boston

Landing in Boston last night, the weather here was actually nice although they are calling for snow this week – we’ll see.  As I am preparing for meetings  this week with Courion (Access Assurance and compliance) to discuss messaging strategies, I have marketing and branding on the forefront of my mind.  This seems to be […]

Another 1.2 Million People Exposed

This time it’s a case of shared passwords…another case for stronger authentication.  SC Magazine reported late last week on a loss of data containing all kinds of information including people’s social security numbers (Lincoln National in Radnor, PA).  This type of information requires stronger protection than a simple password, yet companies just keep going with […]

ITRC Report – A resource you’ll want to have on hand this year

The ITRC – Identity Theft Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that exists to “Educate consumers, corporations, government agencies and other organizations on best practices for fraud and identity theft detection, reduction and mitigation.”  They put out a report each year summarizing who was breached and how many records were exposed (if known).  2008’s statistics […]