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Confidential Data Leaving on Workers Mobile Devices – Under-30-Year-Olds Don’t Care

August 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Security

More than half of employees admit to storing, sharing and working on corporate documents on their personal devices-and this number is growing. If you think your BYOD policy telling employees that they can’t put sensitive data on their personal smartphones, laptops and tablets is keeping your company safe, think again. Few office workers are actually […]

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Had a Denied Warranty Claim at the Apple Store for iPhone or iPod With “Water Damage”?

August 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Apple

This past April, Apple agreed to the terms of a US$53 million class-action settlement stemming from Apple’s warranty practices regarding water damage on older-generation iPhones and iPod touches. Both the iPhone and iPod touch contain Liquid Contact Indicators which change color when they come into contact with water. The crux of the issue, however, is […]

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The NSA Should Start Following These Simple Legal Rules

August 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Privacy

Summarized from an extensive article put together from the EFF.  You can read it here. While we still believe that the best first step is a modern Church Committee, an independent, public investigation and accounting of the government’s surveillance programs that affect Americans, members of Congress seem determined to try to enact fixes now. …In […]

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What We Should Be Doing to Reform Our NSA Datagathering

August 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Monitoring

Patriot Act and FISA Amendments Act Reform —Stop Bulk Collection. The starting point for NSA reform would be a definitive statement that court orders for bulk collection of information are not allowed and indeed are illegal. At all times, a specific person or specific identifier (like a phone number or email address) or a reasonable, small […]

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Phil Zimmerman, Security Expert and Author of PGP, Gives A Primer On Encryption

July 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Security

Phil Zimmerman discusses PGP and his latest Secure Phone and Texting Company, Silent Circle.  What concerns should you have?  What requirements are there for using encryption? What is the NSA doing with PRISM, and how does it affect us? Zimmerman Part 1  Part 2 Related articles Phil Zimmerman is in the news again… Get encryption […]

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