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"The Interview" wasn't so bad

by Jay Heiser  |  January 9, 2015

I put my money where my mouth was, and took my wife on a date last week. I'm sure that we were not the only people who saw The Interview out of a...

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Sonys and Targets and Heartbleeds! Oh My!

by Ben Tomhave  |  January 9, 2015

Now that we can soundly close the book on 2014, it's perhaps a good time to take a quick think back as we consider our best path forward. 2014 was...

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Sony Sued For Losing Unprotectable Data

by Jay Heiser  |  December 18, 2014

The gist of a new lawsuit against Sony is that by failing to adequately protect social security numbers, they have doomed former employees to a lifetime of credit fraud. "The class-action...

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All Your Phone Books Are Belong To Us

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2014

The blogosphere and the punditerati are all in a tizzy this week with the titillating news that a major financial services firm has reported that a bunch of their services were...

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Doctor, it hurts when I do this

by Jay Heiser  |  August 4, 2014

C: we are concerned about putting our email into the cloud. J: why? C: Somebody might look at it.  J: Somebody can already look at it, even when you do...

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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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Trusting SaaS With Your Data, eh?

by Erik Heidt  |  June 19, 2014

Two significant SaaS data loss events is short order... May 6th, dedoose.com, a SaaS solution for qualitative research announced a major data loss event and today (June 19) codespaces.com announced that they...

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Cloud sabotaged, all your data is permanently lost

by Jay Heiser  |  June 19, 2014

Code Spaces, a vendor that claimed to provide secure Source Code hosting and project management support, has just been forced to admit to their customers that they've been sabotaged by a...

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How to Get a Risk Aware Culture and Do It Today

by French Caldwell  |  May 8, 2014

[caption id="attachment_901" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Photo: Planet Killing Asteroid - Los Alamos National Laboratory[/caption] A giant planet killing asteroid helps.  Short of that, perhaps losing millions of your customers over a...

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The Best Guarantors of Brand and Reputation Are Good People

by French Caldwell  |  May 1, 2014

Last week my colleagues Andrew Walls, Stessa Cohen and I published the "Regulated Social Media Survival Guide."  While not all enterprises have strict regulations that limit how they can use...

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