USB = Unintended Security Breach

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Here’s yet another example of how despite tremendous safe guards, all it takes is one unintended internal mistake to create a costly breach:

It was a USB drive loaded with malware.

That’s how U.S. defense networks were compromised in 2008, according to U.S Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, who today offered the first official confirmation of a data breach that led to restrictions on the use of removable USB ...

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Goin’ Social Mobile: Security Begins From the Inside Out

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I find myself talking about the “soft center” of data security a lot. Many companies fall into the trap of just securing their perimeters, but should the “steel walls” be breached by a hacker, or worse, compromised by an insider, all of that precious and highly-sensitive data is just there for the taking.

Recently I shared some thoughts for an article on social media risks and guidelines:

In reality, companies are ...

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