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Monday, March 12, 2007 11:03 AM

Businesses That Lose Customer Data May Have To Cover The Costs

Identity theft keeps growing, according to a survey released last week by Gartner, despite businesses' best efforts (or not) to secure their systems. At least 15 million Americans are now victims of iden....

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 18:02 PM

More Tools To Plug Security Holes

One thing that landed on the cutting room floor in our story on "5 Big Security Holes" is a reference to free tools to detect flaws in deployments of Voice Over Internet Protocol, the technology that sends....

Friday, February 23, 2007 11:02 AM

Behind The Shabby Treatment Of Wounded Veterans: Information Systems

Don't miss the Washington Post's series this week on veterans who were wounded in Iraq and are now languishing as outpatients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Two of the best journalists working today-....

Sunday, February 18, 2007 20:02 PM

An Easy Way To Hunt For Software Bugs

Here's a handy, free tool to expose some of the insecure software applications on your PC, so you can root them out--Software Inspector, from the Danish vendor Secunia, which you can download here. I ran ....

Sunday, February 18, 2007 19:02 PM

New Site, And Where To Find The Archives

Welcome to the new Baseline Security website. Ziff Davis got us new software. The old postings, in case you're interested, are here.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 21:02 PM

Stop the Empty Assurances about Stolen Data

I've been talking about data breaches (who hasn't, especially since the TJX incident). But there's also Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield's stolen backup tapes, computers stolen from Towers Perrin, KeyCorp and....

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 21:02 PM

VA Data Breached Again -- Enough Already

Not again. More data is missing from the VA. On Feb. 2, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that a portable hard drive was reported missing from its Birmingham, Ala., office on Jan. 22. Over ....