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Consumers Can’t Stanch HeartbleedingApril 11, 2014
ECT News Network | The most common advice for consumers looking for a measure of protection from the Heartbleed bug is to change the passwords to your websites. "Follow normal best practices for online identity information," said Matt Willems, an engineer with LogRhythm Labs. "Change your passwords regularly, and if an online service says your information may be at risk, follow their directions."
SC Magazine | "Smart identification" is just one strategy seeking to replace passwords, says Google's Eric Sachs. Karen Epper Hoffman reports. But, at least two factors are driving change, he says: The first is that “we're seeing the topics of security and privacy in the mainstream news every day now.” Between Edward Snowden's leaks and the recent Target breach, the amount the average person hears about identity and security “rose dramatically in the past year.”
eWEEK | As e-commerce spreads around the globe, there is increased opportunity for online cyber-fraud and data theft. We've all read about some of the recent and well-publicized data breaches suffered by such well-known retailers as Target, which affected an estimated 110 million customers, and Neiman Marcus.
Answers To Questions About Cellphones In FlightMarch 12, 2014
npr | Telecommunications experts say the odds that passengers' cellphone data can help locate the missing Malaysian jetliner are next to zero.
RSA Conference Security Report Round UpMarch 6, 2014
CSO | Visit a security-focused conference and it’s a sure bet that several vendors will be spruiking their latest security report. This year's RSA Conference was not exception. We take a look at some of the reports and see if there's anything new that CSOs and CIOs need to be aware of.