Tag Archives: Encryption

Deepsec 2011: Are Companies “Evil” When it Comes to Privacy?

Last month I attended the In-Depth Security Conference (better known as Deepsec) 2011.  This was my first security conference (outside of Microsoft’s Bluehat) so I’m not sure exactly how to characterize it compared to the better known and larger Black … Continue reading

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BP loses a laptop containing (unencrypted) personal information

Sadly A BP employee had the personal information about claimants from the Deepwater Horizon spill on a laptop with neither the files nor hard drive encrypted. And it was stolen (http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/03/bp-worker-loses-laptop-holding-data-for-13k-gulf-oil-spill-claimants/1?csp=34news). It isn’t clear if BP has inadequate policies, inadequate … Continue reading

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