Nearly 40,000 Hoyas Affected By Lack Of Hard Disk Encryption.

Numerous students, alumni, staff, and faculty may be affected by the theft of a hard drive.  The external storage device contained the Social Security numbers of nearly 40,000 people, and was reported stolen earlier this month.  The device was unencrypted.   The external hard drive was used as a backup to a computer that contained […] read more

Data Security: A Little Comment On Password Safety and Société Générale.

If you’ve been following the news, you probably know that a “rogue” trader at the French bank Société Générale has cost the bank 7 billion dollars (4 billion Euros, if you hate exchanges).  While the details are slowly coming out (it’s day two of questioning by the French police for Jérôme Kerviel, the rogue trader), […] read more