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Early Retirement - Don't Steal The Pencils!

I always joke when someone is leaving from my team at MegaCorp that they shouldn’t “steal our pencils!”  It’s just a funny way to acknowledge an ugly side of the workplace – that people sometimes take more than their last paycheck with them when they go. 243 more words

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Seven Security Risks from Consumer-Grade File Sync Services

Our concerns about compliance capabilities for our members and clients, especially where data storage and syncing technology is concerned, prompted us to ask Darrin Lee of Vault1440, one of our trusted vendors, to explain the possible risks incurred when a business uses a consumer-grade file sync solution (CGFS).  760 more words

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Twin Brothers Indicted for Hacking, Wire Fraud, and ID Theft

The Department of Justice announced the indictment of twin brothers Muneeb and Sohaib Akhter, of Springfield, Virginia on multiple charges.

On April 30, the Department of Justice indicted the Akhter brothers. 402 more words


Data Safety Problems Spread Across the Globe

Information is an increasingly valuable commodity in every country and in most industries, making data safety an escalating concern all over the world. With the growing value of information, the threat of it being stolen is amplified – as are the instances of this kind of theft. 283 more words

Data Security

FBI arrests JP Morgan Chase former employee for selling account data

A former employee of JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has been arrested by the FBI after a sting operation which resulted in several sets of bank account data including PINs being sold to informants and federal agents. 352 more words


Scottish Power - An Unethical and Unsustainable Approach?

Any regular user of Renewables Map will have seen that I am trying to get funding. As a resource used by just about everybody in the industry almost on a daily basis, it clearly satisfies a need. 743 more words