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Secret Service Information Revealed in P2P Data Leak
On July 29th, it was revealed that files including information about a Secret Service safe house for the President’s family, details regarding the Pentagon’s network infrastructure, and specific details about every nuclear facility in the US were found on the LimWire file-sharing network.
As a result, a bill has been introduced that would ban P2P sharing on all government computers and networks.
Network Solutions – Compliant, Not Secure
Web hosting firm Network Solutions discovered unauthorized code on its servers that may have been used by cybercriminals to capture transaction data (customer names, addresses, credit card numbers, etc.) and transfer it to servers outside of the company. Although Network Solutions was certified as PCI compliant, the breach has potentially compromised information for 573,929 individuals.
Compliance does not equal Security.
Horizon Group Management filed a lawsuit against a recent Twitter User, alleging that the statement posted on Twitter damaged the company’s business reputation. Horizon claims that the User “maliciously and wrongfully published the false and defamatory Tweet on Twitter, thereby allowing the Tweet to be distributed throughout the world.”
2009 School and Campus Safety Training Forum
The 2009 Campus Safety Training Forum held in Hampton, VA revealed that Implementing Plans and Ongoing Assessment Results has become the most difficult step in emergency planning and preparedness.
Awareity’s Rick Shaw’s comments on lessons learned at campus safety forum.
Lessons Learned are extremely valuable and must be implemented on an ongoing basis to ensure ongoing success and ongoing CYA! For more information on implementing lessons learned click here.