Use Encryption To Prevent Lose-Lose Scenarios: Comment On Ameritrade Settlement Proposal.

Ameritrade is proposing a settlement to a class action lawsuit filed in response to their data breach last year.  Approximately 6.3 million customers were affected by the incident.  Although there have been no reports of identity theft yet—and, honestly speaking, we won’t know for some time, I imagine.  Attempts at identity theft tend to mature […] read more

Lost Military Laptop Missing Hard Drive Encryption Found.

A military laptop and a 500?gigabyte external hard drive were reported as missing earlier today.  Encryption solutions like AlertBoot full disk encryption would have prevented the incident from turning into an information security breach; however, the story has a happy ending.  It looks like the devices were recovered hours ago. According to thenewstribune.com and columbian.com […] read more