And by The Inquisition, I’m not referring to the Spanish one (historical or Monty Pythonish. Monty Pythonian?). I’m referring to the US House of Representatives. According various sources, five members of Congress have sent a letter to TRICARE, inquiring as to why SAIC has been rewarded with on-going contracts despite numerous data breaches. Oops…I guess […] read more
Full Disk Encryption: Because Physical Security Can Still Lead To $23000 Worth Of Computers Being Stolen.
The McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (at the University of Cincinnati) had a break-in which saw the theft of 13 computers. The situation being what it is, the use of hard disk drive encryption like AlertBoot would have been unnecessary. However, the situation shows us why the use of encryption is desirable over the […] read more
One of the most disappointing types of breach notification letters I read is that which involves encrypted laptops. Like the story of Virtual Radiologic Professionals, where an encrypted laptop was stolen. Despite the use of encryption, they still had to announce the incident as a data breach. And for a good reason, too. Not Set […] read more