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 […]

Albert goes down!

You won’t want to miss this – thanks Randy for sending this over!  While you’re learning sound bites, having the final chapter on Albert Gonzalez can’t hurt… ” Albert Gonzalez has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy for his role in the massive data breach that compromised millions of payment card accounts from the networks […]

Wall Street Confirms Sound Bites

Wall Street writer Ben Worthen, in an article dated March 10, 09 recounts some of the growing risks of identity theft, validating many of the statistics I’ve given over the past two years.  Here’s a short excerpt: “The number of reported data breaches of all kinds in the U.S. climbed to 656 last year from […]