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Think You’re Safe from Internal Threats? The NSA Breach Will Make You Think Twice.

When reading a recent article in the USA Today about how Edward Snowden, a former Booz Allen Hamilton employee and NSA contractor, was able to steal sensitive data via non-specific vectors, I was reminded of the illusion that threats are predominately external to organizations. Even though we might not know exactly how Snowden was able to…

Post by Rod Simmons June 13, 2013
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Securing Your Business’ PCs: Beyond Password Protection

Physically securing a PC from would be thieves is not as simple as having a secure password. Last night my friend and I proved that point. His son “forgot” the password to his Windows XP Desktop. While there are many, many tools on the web to delete a password by booting to an alternate OS…

Post by Morey Haber June 7, 2010
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