SAIC Data Break exposes 4.9 million

A SAIC employee was tasked with taking backup tapes from one facility to another.   The employee leaves the tapes in his 2003 Honda Civic for 8 hours.   The tapes and car radio were stolen.    The tapes contain 4.9 million Tricare medial records ( a good reason to not have your social security number as the ID number on …

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SEP 11.0.6

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6 is available on fileconnect. The release notes are here. Release Highlights •”Symantec Protection Center v1.0″ introduces a centralized management console with single sign-on to integrated Symantec applications including Endpoint Protection, Brightmail Gateway, Data Loss Prevention, Web Gateway, Critical System Protection, and IT Analytics •”SEP Manager Web Console” delivers web-based access to …

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McAfee Joins Data Leakage Market

McAfee called me earlier this week about their Data Loss Prevention Host software. In addition to host-based software, they have an appliance check for leakage at the network boundary. Enterprises that have implemented full disk encryption now realize that their data is at risk from more than just a stolen laptop. Social Security Numbers, Credit …

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