The “Friday Five” is our new weekly posting of the top five recent security related articles. We try to make our article choices as diverse as possible by including topics that will interest home users and business users alike.
Facebook is finally deleting your ‘deleted’ photos
This is a great story about how careful you have to be when you put things on the internet. Nothing ever gets erased! Be aware of your online footprint and don’t post things you even suspect may come back to haunt you!
Newly Detected Crisis Virus Infects Windows, Macs and Virtual Machines
An article discussing a new security threat aimed at virtual machines. Virtual machines are unquestionably going to be a huge target for hackers. Compromising one single virtual server could leave hundreds of guest servers and entire data centers in the wrong hands. Scary stuff. This article further appeals to us as the author outlines how Macs are also vulnerable.
One in Two US Execs Worried about Data Security and Cybercrime, Study Shows
In 2008 only 24% of questioned executives at American companies were concerned about data security. That number has now jumped to 42% and is likely to climb much higher. While the number of worried execs is high, the number of managers who have plans in place are low.
Compliance Regulations You Need To Be Aware Of !
An awesome article outlining the numerous compliance types that impact businesses of all shapes and sizes.
And last but not least!
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) – Super Insecure: Written by yours truly! WEP is really insecure, and sadly our specialists are seeing this horrible technology still being used by medical facilities and other companies from large to small.
Thanks for reading! Next week I’ll be vacationing so there may be no Friday Five, but we’ll see.