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Deloitte – the weakest link in the chain – would you let a fox advice you on how to guard your hen house?

October 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Consultancy firm Deloitte has admitted that the loss of a laptop containing BSkyB staff pension details also included information about pension scheme members from Network Rail and British Transport Police. Would you let a fox guard your hen houses? Then why do we sit and just watch consultants tell us what to do when it […]

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4 mio tax returns – Norway privacy blooper could result in surge of identity theft cases

September 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Remember the UK privacy disasters: – CyTRAP Labs checklist – 7 lessons learned from the disastrous UK data loss – electronic patient records – CyTRAP Labs disaster monitor – 25m child benefit records are lost – a case against large scale ID card systems The latest Norwegian privacy blooper has again illustrated that building large […]

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The Russian Mafia is Raising its Ugly Head – this Time in Sheep’s Clothing – be Careful

March 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Ex-adware firm Phrom has done deals with lots of ISPs, particularly in the UK – installing monitoring services at these ISPs own installations for better targeting advertising at ISP customers. Works by collecting information about how ISP clients use the Web. To accomplish this Phrom sifts out keywords from requires and responses….. to determine which […]

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BitLocker, FileVault, dm-crypt, and TrueCrypt fail to protect your contents on RAM

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Once upon a time we believed that the contents of RAM is gone as soon as one turns off the power. Makers of software such as ssh-agent, PGP software and hard disk encryption software rely on encryption keys in RAM that get erased when the system is turned off. When I came across this information […]

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Tags: bitlocker · crypt · cryptographic · drams · filevault · memory · remanence · truecrypt

Reliability and dependability of information networks – undersea cable cut, disrupting outsorcing work in India

February 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

failure to be redundancy compliant represents an increasing risk for outsourcing in India and the Middle East Badly dropped ship anchor has damaged an undersea cable located between Alexandria, Egypt, and Palermo, Italy. The disruption slowed services in India, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and shut down at least one internet service provider in the United […]

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Tags: cybersecurity · dependability · earthquake · egypt · redundancy · reliablity · taiwan

What have Carla Bruni, Jeremy Clarkson, Paris Hilton and Nicolas Sarkozy in common?

January 9th, 2008 · No Comments

all 4 have little privacy and are at risk to loose the rest they may have by choice (Paris Hilton, Bruni and Sarkozy?) or else by accident, as Jeremy Clarkson’s recent case of identity theft illustrates Clarkson branded the UK scandal of lost CDs containing the personal data of 25 millions child benefit records as […]

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CyTRAP Labs disaster monitor – 25m child benefit records are lost – 7 questions that must be answered to learn from this disaster

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Recently we brought you: 5 data security breach regulation – judge is spelling out the exact costs for TJX CyTRAP Labs regulation watch – Annual Report to Parliament 2006-2007 – Privacy Commissioner of Canada What have HSBC, UBS and the Bank of England and others in common? Insecure onlin banking services UK Government loses personal […]

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when the utility gets into owning telecom infrastructure – dependability quo vadis?

November 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Deregulation means better choice (e.g., infrastructure, broadband Internet access and telephony). Besides, deregulation also means that achieving of greater dependability and resilience of public e-communication networks has become ever more challenging for regulators, operators and users alike. This post explains how infrastructure owned by a utility – ewz.zürinet, being operated by a vendor improves broadband […]

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Raising information security awareness – a never ending challenge

April 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Awareness raising is not a product but a process All this ensures that your productivity flow is interrupted at regular intervals throughout the day. We tell you how to minimize these distractions. Awareness raising makes sense if you try to accomplish these objectives as outlined below. Potential value of investment in raising security awareness could […]

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Tags: awareness · investments · measuring · return

Research that matters – Microsoft’s CAPTCHA approach is insecure

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

2008-02, it was discovered that hackers were using a method that appeared to have a 30 percent to 35 percent success rate in solving the CAPTCHA used for Windows Live Hotmail. Using their own analysis and algorithms, two researchers have managed to almost doubled the success rate of the February attacks (although they did this […]

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