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HOW TO: Protect Your Company’s Passwords

HOW TO: Protect Your Company’s Passwords

“It’s almost impossible to understate the importance of having and using strong, secure online passwords. As important as it is for consumers to heed this advice, it can be even more important for businesses to use and secure the passwords of their various accounts. As tools like Firesheep have shown, gaining access to an email or Facebook account can be ... Read More »

DropBox Security Failure

DropBox Security Failure

On Monday, DropBox, the cloud storage giant revealed that for four whole hours on Sunday, its entire storage system was available to the public without providing a password. From 1:54PM to 5:41 PM their entire security system failed. DropBox co-founder and CTO Arash Ferdowsi wrote on the company blog that: This should never have happened. We are scrutinizing our controls ... Read More »