Those NSA Tools Being Auctioned? One Should Blame USB Disks, Apparently.

We don’t hear anymore from the “old school” types of data breaches: lost or stolen laptops, computers that were stolen during a break-in, USB flashdrives that disappeared, etc. The last memorable case – now two years ago – involved a doctor who was tied to a tree by a couple of thugs and ordered to […] read more

Maybe FTC Should Take To Task Breached Companies Claiming To Take "Security Seriously".

Apparently, 2015 is the year when everything old is new again: the encryption wars are back and gaining acceleration; TV shows and movies that were laid to rest are rising from their graves; and classic data breaches are raring their heads as well. For example, the site databreaches.net notes that Human Resource Advantage sent an […] read more

Disk Encryption: Criminal Defense Firm Has Backup Drives Stolen From Car.

The use of crypotgrapic solutions like AlertBoot’s managed laptop encryption is not a requirement under the legal profession, as far as I know.  Of course, the use of encryption rarely is a requirement in the US, although many states’ laws and certain federal regulations make it clear that the use of encryption is required – […] read more