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10 Password Tips to Avoid Data Breach Catastrophes

I know what you're thinking: not another post about passwords. But the truth is, no matter how many times those of us who live in the infosecurity arena talk, cajole, and plead with users to create complex passwords, instead of following directions, they come crying…

Who Protects Your Digital Footprint? It Better Be You!

When online, it is critical to be a smart and safe surfer. We are too familiar with the directives reiterated by InfoSec professionals: don't use short passwords, don't use credit cards in insecure Wi-Fi locations, don't leave laptops unattended, don't leave confidential documents open on…

Loyalty Cards vs. Privacy Concerns

Recently, I found a pile of loyalty cards from Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Ralphs, Albertson's, Von's, CVS Pharmacy, Rite-Aid, Cost Plus World Market, Van Heusen, and Panera Bakery. I had to ask myself, how often have these allegedly “free” cards provided discounted…