Tag Archives: security

Hiding Data Isn’t Always Easy

There is an article about redacting data in a report done poorly. A consulting firm hired by Frontier Communications wrote a report and redacted lots of information. However, they apparently didn’t do a good job as all the information they … Continue reading

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BYOD Fingerprint Concerns

Many modern devices, whether mobile phones, tablets, or laptops, contain fingerprint readers. We’ve had readers for a long time, but they were very expensive and not widely deployed. That changed with mobile phones and now many devices include fingerprint readers … Continue reading

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Encryption Libraries

One of the ways we work to implement better security is through the use of encryption. I remember the early days of PGP, VPNs adding end to end encryption, IPSec becoming available, and more. I was excited to see column … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Data Without a Hacker

The GDPR has been law since 2016 and been enforced since mid 2018. California has the CCPA in law, but not being enforced. In any case, it’s 2020 and we have lots of tools and knowledge about securing systems. We … Continue reading

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