Posted on November 6th, 2009 No comments
Legislation Heads for a Senate VoteThe Senate Judiciary Committee approved two companion bill that would require businesses and government agencies to notify individuals of security breaches involving their sensitive personally identifiable information.
Senate Panel Clears Data Breach Bills
Plans would tighten data security procedures and beef up notification of breaches.
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Senate panel approves data security bills
With Twitter, Brightkite and Flickr, a criminal can learn people’s activities and movements and create detailed accounts about their work or personal lives.
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Social networking sites a treasure trove for identity thieves
As House leaders reassess guidelines that led to the disclosure of an internal ethics report, security experts say audits and tests also are needed to protect data.
Posted on November 3rd, 2009 No comments
An indictment announced last week charged a computer technician at the Bank of New York Mellon with stealing the identities of 150 bank employees and using that information to commit more than $1.1 million in fraud.
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Bank IT Worker Allegedly Robbed Colleagues, Charities
Posted on November 2nd, 2009 No comments
As House leaders reassess guidelines that led to the disclosure of an internal ethics report, security experts say audits and tests also are needed to protect information.