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Infographic: A Map Of Every Big Idea, Ever

Infographic: A Map Of Every Big Idea, Ever | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Some people make diagrams of Batman villains or musicians’ haircuts. Brendan Griffen made a chart of every important person. Ever.Click to enlarge.“All of the thinkers and authors in history--in ONE graph!

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Is Information Security an Impossible Dream? - Insurance & Technology

Is Information Security an Impossible Dream?Insurance & TechnologyI don't envy chief information security officers' jobs. Consumers are largely cavalier with their devices.
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Monitoring of federal workers' computers spooks privacy advocates - WP.com

Monitoring of federal workers' computers spooks privacy advocates - WP.com | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Monitoring of federal workers' computers causes privacy outrage...meanwhile, Non-intelligence agencies spent $5.6 billion in fiscal 2011 to safeguard their classified information with hardware, software, personnel etc!!
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More Stolen PID's: Tennessee Tech University employee stole other employees’ information

The university now knows of 42 instances of data access or misuse, it is sending notifications to 11,000 current and former employees to alert them to check their accounts for signs of fraud.
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Wright-Patt alerts of possible personal data breach - Dayton Daily News

Wright-Patt alerts of possible personal data breachDayton Daily NewsWright-Patterson Medical Center has alerted 3800 people of a possible personal data security breach when a notebook containing their names and Social Security numbers was temporarily...
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Cloud brings foreign IT spending to U.S.

Cloud brings foreign IT spending to U.S. | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
The United States has been shipping application development work offshore for years, but cloud computing may help make the U.S. a provider of data center services to enterprises in other countries.
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The Big Data Meme: 5 Scenarios for IT | SmartData Collective

The Big Data Meme: 5 Scenarios for IT | SmartData Collective | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
In the New York Times, Steve Lohr surveys the rise of big data as a term and as a marketing tool, from "the confines of technology" to the mainstream.
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Google Case Exposes Weak US Data Privacy Laws

Google Case Exposes Weak US Data Privacy Laws | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Google has been forced to pay $22 million in fines this week, a record for data privacy violations but small change for the giant corporation. Internet...
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Apple’s Secure Password Advice No Help Against ‘Epic Hack’

Apple’s Secure Password Advice No Help Against ‘Epic Hack’ | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it

Remarkable insight into the tech giant's flimsy security policies that led to an epic hacking incident.

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Tips for Sending Private Information via Email

Tips for Sending Private Information via Email | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Suppose corporate needs your bank's routing and account numbers to get you set up for direct deposits. Or the IT department needs your password to upgrade or modify your account.
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Guarding the crown jewels: Personally Identifiable Information

Guarding the crown jewels: Personally Identifiable Information | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
The loss of personally identifiable information PII by an organization can lead to customer loss, reputational harm, and fines, but before this data can be properly guarded, it must be located.
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The Federal Cybersecurity Regulation Already in Place - blog*spot

The Federal Cybersecurity Regulation Already in Place - blog*spot | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Integrity has been defined by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to refer to "the security of information — protection of the information from unauthorized access or revision, to ensure that the information is not ...

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Many Healthcare Organizations Still Without Data Breach Response ...

Many Healthcare Organizations Still Without Data Breach Response ... | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
When asked about data breach incident response plans 44% didn't have one, and 22% had one but never tested it. What are they waiting for?
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C-Suite Slipping on Information Security, Study Finds - CFO.com Magazine

C-Suite Slipping on Information Security, Study Finds - CFO.com Magazine | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Surprising stats about relative naïveté of CFO & CTO's to importance of data security.
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Differing ideas on the level of data theft threat - good read!

Differing ideas on the level of data theft threat  - good read! | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
There's no doubt that online attacks are a major problem for private individuals and large corporations alike. The intensity of some attacks, the volume of information they yield up to hackers and the consistency with which they ...
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Thieves targeting data from cards' magnetic stripes - Vancouver Sun

Thieves targeting data from cards' magnetic stripes - Vancouver Sun | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Thieves targeting data from cards' magnetic stripesVancouver SunVisa Canada's Michael D'Sa said data on a credit card's magnetic stripe isn't encrypted.
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9 popular IT security practices that just don't work

9 popular IT security practices that just don't work | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
The security products and techniques you rely on most aren't keeping you as secure as you think...
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CIOs’ Big Problem with Big Data

CIOs’ Big Problem with Big Data | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Big Data is costing companies more than expected, because while storing it is cheap, managing it becomes expensive. And that's a tough sell in today's economic environment.
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Protecting high-risk information in EHRs

Protecting high-risk information in EHRs | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Our guest blogger this week is Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).
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Visualization -- The Impact of Mobile Data Loss

Visualization -- The Impact of Mobile Data Loss | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it

Mobile Data Loss statistics are staggering -- Very interesting way to visualize the true impact!

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World-class scammers vie for Olympic gold -- Credit Card #'s, Personal Data Theft

World-class scammers vie for Olympic gold -- Credit Card #'s, Personal Data Theft | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Swimmers may be stealing the spotlight, but it’s scammers who are taking home the gold–in the form of stolen credit card numbers, PINs, consumers’ personal identities.
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Oracle Tells Google to Out Paid Bloggers

Oracle Tells Google to Out Paid Bloggers | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Did Google have a shill blogger during its recent Java smackdown with Oracle?
That’s what Oracle would have you believe.
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Smartphone Data Loss Statistics | Vizual Archive

Smartphone Data Loss Statistics | Vizual Archive | The Latest: Data Breach & Information Security | Scoop.it
Smartphone Data Loss Statistics http://t.co/CUdGKX0g...
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