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June 03, 2008
The Bank of New York Mellon.is encrypting its back up tapes after approximately 4.5 million affected by breaches.
May 30, 2008
State Street encrypted its data, but a contractor unencrypted it and lost the disk drive containing the information on thousands of accounts.
April 03, 2008
Because of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, intentional document destruction is now a process that must be carefully monitored. But a "document" takes on many forms, from spreadsheets and emails to instant messages and Word files. In this expert Q&A, Michael...
January 17, 2008
A treasure trove of sensitive information can end up in the wrong hands if old hard drives aren't properly disposed of, one security expert warns.
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