Tag Archives: security

Who Are Your Authenticated Users?

I ran across a data breach at Dow Jones, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal newspaper. Apparently there was a database export that was stored on an Amazon S3 bucket. A security researcher discovered this and notified the company. … Continue reading

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Republish: Serious Hacking

I’m off today, attending the MVP Summit in Washington. Enjoy Serious Hacking.

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Badly Encrypted Databases

I ran across a blog about encrypted databases linked from Bruce Schneier’s blog. I follow his musings and writings on security ,and he recommended we read it with this sentence: “Even the summary is too much to summarize, so read it.” … Continue reading

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The Data Incident

I was reading a Google whitepaper and I think this was the first time I’d seen a potential loss of data referred to as a data incident. The paper deals with the response from the Google Cloud team if there are potential … Continue reading

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