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Another Day, Another Data Leak

07.11.2018 · Posted in Computer Articles

In the last few days, there has been information released about yet another alleged data leak, putting “…[the] personal information on hundreds of millions of American adults, as well as millions of businesses” in jeopardy. In this case, the “victim” was Exactis. This is very concerning because data collection and data security are its core business functions.

Some Takeaways From Exactis

Please excuse the pun! In security, we have few chances to chuckle. In fact, as a Security Architect, I sigh deeply when I read about this kind of issue. Firstly, it’s preventable. Secondly, I worry that if an organization like Exactis is not getting it right, what chance does the rest of the world have?

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