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22
Dec

Sure Our Data is Safe!

Posted by Greg Kelley
Greg Kelley
As a co-founder of Vestige and its current CTO, Greg is instrumental to Vestige’s forensic and e-Discovery ser...
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Recent computer security issues in the news should be a wake-up call for those that are in IT and management.  Laziness, circumvention of security techniques and general carelessness have made it easier for hackers to get access to data that they really shouldn’t have.

As most security experts will tell you, if someone really wants to get into your network and they have the time and resources, they will get in.  But hackers are human and that means they are going to go for those attacks that give them the most bang for their buck.  Specifically, hackers are going for the low hanging fruit, that data which is easiest to compromise.

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31
Oct

Personal E-mail in the Corporate Environment - Good or Bad News?

Posted by Greg Kelley
Greg Kelley
As a co-founder of Vestige and its current CTO, Greg is instrumental to Vestige’s forensic and e-Discovery ser...
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A recent post on another blog (http://securitiescompliancesentinel.foxrothschild.com/broker-dealer-regulation/personal-email-for-firm-business-dont-do-that/) discussed how personal email addresses can make matters a mess for brokerage firms.  I agree with that article but find it short sighted.  Using personal email addresses in any type of business spells Trouble with a capital T (which rhymes with P and in this case, stands for Personal – apologies to Robert Preston).

Let’s first go through the reasons why this is bad.

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21
Oct

October is National Cybersecurity Month

Posted by Greg Kelley
Greg Kelley
As a co-founder of Vestige and its current CTO, Greg is instrumental to Vestige’s forensic and e-Discovery ser...
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It is the middle of October which means that the month is about half way done.  It also means that people are in the midst of finding that perfect Halloween Costume for themselves or their little kiddos.  Maybe you are excited for the middle of football season or anxiously waiting for the next pitch in the baseball playoffs.  You could by like this author and are excited for the annual Cleveland Beer Week, but I digress.  Did you know, however, that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

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Computer Forensics LLC
Boynton Beach, Florida