Hard Drive Encryption In Stolen ISU Laptop. Is Alerting Students A Disservice?.

The Indiana State University at Terre Haute is alerting current and former students that they may be victims of a data breach.  A laptop computer used by a faculty member has been stolen.  It seems to me that ISU is crying wolf, in a sense, if what I’m reading is correct.  Supposedly, encryption solutions like […] read more

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