Solid State of Fear!

Solid state of fear: Euro boffins bust open SSD, Bitlocker encryption (it’s really, really dumb) Security experts frantically facepalming at stupid design   Fundamental flaws in the encryption system used by popular solid-state drives (SSDs) can be exploited by miscreants to easily decrypt data, once they’ve got their hands on the equipment. A paper [PDF] drawn up … Read more

Today is Data Privacy Day

Source: #TheFraudTube, StaySafeOnline, 28th January 2013 A couple of infographics and useful resources to mark Data Privacy Day… Identity fraud contributes more than 50% of 2012 UK fraud: A blog from miiCard, exploring the latest fraud figures from CIFAS along with some advice on how to check your social media footprint. Fraud: I won’t be … Read more

Infoglide and BusinessForensics Partnership

Source: BusinessForensics, 15th May 2012 “BusinessForensics’ solutions have a huge impact in minimizing the cost of fraud across industries,” said Douglas Wood, senior vice president at Infoglide. “After careful research we have selected Infoglide’s IRE to enhance our product suite” says Frank Kurstjens, COO at BusinessForensics. “IRE’s capabilities are the best in the marketplace, and … Read more

Discarded Digital Devices Can Retain Sensitive Data

A recent interview with Byron Acohido, USA TODAY…

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About Robert Siciliano

For over 20 years Robert has been researching and keeping in tune with all aspects of security by staying on top of what is new and ahead of what is next at all times. His purpose is to inform and educate you to avoid becoming a statistic. He says “There always has been, there is now and there will always be a criminal predatory element stalking their next victim.”

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#TheFraudTube Preview: Information Security

As well as producing our own reports and content (as shown in earlier previews) we will also re-post a selection of news stories and reports from the internet such as the following from Business Technology. Greatest asset or biggest liability? Source: Business Technology, 8th April 2012 What’s the biggest security risk when it comes to information? … Read more