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Retailers: Still Putting Our Identity At Risk

 As the year and the holiday shopping season comes to a close, I am shocked and dismayed at US retailers.  Earlier this week, I happened upon this news article detailing how few retailers are using the new EMV or chip

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Don’t Get Sony’d!

 “…These cans – they’re defective…[mechanic]: look, you better run for cover or else you’ll spring a leak! We don’t have defective cans.  We have a defective person out there! [points to the sniper]…He hates these CANS! Stay away from the

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Cyber Security Gets Social

 “Thomas Gabriel’s the guy who shut down NORAD with a laptop just to prove a point, and you think I’m scared of you?” – Quick, can you name that movie? If you said, 2007’s Live Free or Die Hard, you

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Security – It’s not just about technology

Even as data breaches and security events increase, securing your IT systems is still an “elephant in the room”.  While CIO’s and other IT management may complain about not enough budget for security work, the real problem is that most

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The Security Elephant in the Room

 I just finished reading “No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glen Greenwald.  My review: Wow!  That about sums it up, I think. Now we all know who Edward Snowden is; but, do

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