data security

Sensationalism and Cloud Computing

Sensationalism and Cloud Computing 150 150 Nextpoint

By this point, I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of sensationalist news about cloud computing. That’s to be expected, as cloud computing represents a huge technological shift and will continue to demand a lot of attention. Yesterday, the Washington Post published this gem of an article based on a power outage that impacted one of…

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The Weakest Link in Data Security

The Weakest Link in Data Security 150 150 Jason Krause

As reported earlier this week, Verizon recently released a detailed analysis of hundreds of data breaches. One interesting statistic was that the amount of reported social engineering hacks- the polite way of saying “tricking people into giving you their password” – was down from last year. That’s misleading though, because social tactics remain the most…

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