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Monday, January 16, 2006

Pathetic state Of Data Security

Unfortunatly, information security patheticness in 2006 is getting to be something we hear about a couple of times per week. Corporation who should have learned their lessons and in whom we should be able to put our trust into are still being tricked into revealing their customer's personal data. In spite of all the data theft stories we've been hearing in the last few years, many companies close their eyes and refuse to learn from history. Learning from our mistakes, isn't that supposed to be the purpose of humankind? The U.S. Department of Justice is the latest to demonstrate its information-security incompetence. The mistake: exposing Social Security numbers on its Web site. How pathetic is that?

Read more on InformationWeek.


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