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Reinforcing Lessons Learned from a Former Hacker

Recently, Cisco published a blog post on an interview with a former Anonymous hacker who offered his top security tips for the enterprise. Some of the suggestions were fairly obvious, while others were intuitive and absolutely on point. For example: #5: Teach your staff about information security Take note, he […]

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A Security Hole – is Dropbox Dropping the Ball?

Security researcher Derek Newton and a few Dropbox users have found a significant security hole in Dropbox. They published their results and Dropbox responded. Dropbox’s response is not adequate.  It’s not enough for them to bury their head in the sand and to say that this security gap is not […]

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Conversations about Managed File Transfer at SecureWorld Expo

The real highlights for me at last week’s SecureWorld Expo were the attendees who visited Ipswitch’s tradeshow booth.  From global enterprises to small business owners, public utilities to brand name consumer products companies, the people I met described challenging business problems and showed genuine interest in managing and protecting their […]

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The Most Significant Breach of U.S. Military Computers Ever

“A top Pentagon official has confirmed a previously classified incident that he describes as ‘the most significant breach of U.S. military computers ever,’ a 2008 episode in which a foreign intelligence agent used a flash drive to infect computers, including those used by the Central Command in overseeing combat zones […]

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Senate Data Breach Bill – Did Schoolhouse Rock Ever Have Data Breach Songs?

“As more and more of our personal information is collected and stored online and on computers, we need to ensure that the businesses storing this information are keeping it safe and giving us quick warning if it falls into the wrong hands.” Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and chairman of the […]

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800,000 Reasons Why MFT is Important

“We are sorry for any concern we are causing anyone at this time.” It’s pretty certain that those are 13 words that no CEO ever wants to have to say. Just ask Richard H. Aubut, president and CEO of the Weymouth hospital. Seems that some computer files containing the personal […]

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Havlicek Steals The Ball – No One Steals The Data: Information Security And The Boston Celtics

We’ve all been to the company meeting where tons of sports metaphors have been thrown about. From the in-depth analysis of how the company is just like the Patriots, with the CEO being Tom Brady, all the way to the simple comparison of your department being just like the Celtics […]

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