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Twelve Word Tuesday: If Good Data Can Be Exfiltrated, Very Bad Data Can Be Infiltrated

.-.-.- Anonymous FTP servers risk sensitive information leakage and illegal/embarrassing content insertion. FBI Warning: Anonymous FTP Servers Targeted for PII/PHI Compromise Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: If Good Data Can Be Exfiltrated, Very Bad Data Can Be Infiltrated


Twelve Word Tuesday: Bopping Bots But Not Bugging Beings

Eliminate reusable passwords; Google's Invisible reCAPTCHA strong non-annoying bot-stopper if you can't. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Bopping Bots But Not Bugging Beings


Twelve Word Tuesday: What If One Command Line Mistake Stopped All of Your Critical Business Processes?

____ Cloud = Electricity (1980); Internet (1999); SaaS (2017) Businesses keep learning cloud redundancy, fail-over always needed. News Item: Amazon S3 Outage Due to Command Line Error Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: What If One Command Line Mistake Stopped All of Your Critical Business Processes?


Twelve Word Tuesday: Use of SSL Increasing, Damage Reduction Not So Much

___ Cars mostly stolenfrom driveways/parking lots, window tintingnot top priority. ___ News Item: Mozilla says the average volume of encrypted, or HTTPS, Internet traffic now exceeds the average volume of unencrypted traffic. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Use of SSL Increasing, Damage Reduction Not So Much


Twelve Word Tuesday: Global Political Trade Winds: Time to Review Travelling Executive Security Plans

___ China blocking VPNs likely first of many governments increasing in-country targeted surveillance. News item: "China Cracks Down on Tools Used to Get Around Web Filters" Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Global Political Trade Winds: Time to Review Travelling Executive Security Plans