FTC: What Are Reasonable Safeguards To Protect Users’ Information?.

A couple of weeks ago, RockYou settled with the FTC on the “charges that, while touting its security features, it failed to protect the privacy of its users, allowing hackers to access the personal information of 32 million users.” (ftc.gov).  This is not the first time that FTC has brought charges against a company for […] read more

Disk Encryption: Biannual Healthcare Survey Shows Jump In Electronic Device Data Breaches.

A survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Security (HIMSS) organization shows that US healthcare organizations are experiencing increased patient data breaches, fed by the introduction and growth of electronic records.  The use of full disk encryption software like AlertBoot can counter such malignant developments, seeing how laptops and other portable devices account for […] read more