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Sabotaging corporate security initiatives Whether accidental or intentional, an employee’s online activities can make or break a company’s cybersecurity strategy. Take password usage as one example. Employees create passwords they can easily remember, but this usually results in weak security that hackers can bypass with brute force attacks. Similarly, individuals who use the same password […]

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A federal bank regulator announced Friday that a former employee had illegally downloaded more than 10,000 records containing personal information. The former Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) worker downloaded the records to two thumb drives in November 2015, shortly before his retirement. The OCC detected the breach in September during a review of […]

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A federal contractor recently arrested for removing classified materials from the National Security Agency (NSA) is no Edward Snowden, former intelligence and law enforcement officials say. NSA contractor Harold Martin, 51, whose arrest was made public this week, quickly drew attention as a possible “Snowden 2.0.” Like Snowden, Martin was a Booz Allen Hamilton employee […]

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