Email Protection: McAfee Has Small (But Ironic) Data Breach Via Email Attachment.

Networkworld.com is reporting that McAfee has had a small data breach of sorts.  It’s ironic on so many levels because McAfee is a data security company; they market a solution for e-mail security; and the people involved in the breach were attendees of a security conference. The lost information is, well, quite personal on some […] read more

Disk Encryption Software Would Have Prevented Data Protection Act Breach By Five NHS Trusts.

Five National Health Trusts have been found in breach of the Data Protection Act.  Most of these breaches could have been avoided via the use of disk encryption software like AlertBoot.  However, they hadn’t used the correct data protection programs–if at all–and have had to undergo formal undertakings with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The five […] read more

Jump Drive Encryption Software: Canyons School District Loses USB With Info On 6,000.

New School District Who’s To Blame? Who’s To Blame, Really? The Canyons School District officials in Utah have announced the loss of a USB jump drive that contained the information of 6,000 employees.  The lost information includes addresses, phone numbers, DoBs, and Social Security numbers.  It has not been mentioned whether the jump drive’s contents […] read more