Sophos Researcher on Utah Breach: Use Encryption, but it Wouldn’t Have Helped
And other security stories that caught my eye ….
Posted by Joe Franscella, Wednesday, April 11, 2012:
Researcher Brian Royer of SophosLabs had an interesting take on the Utah Department of Health breach that has compromised as many as 500,000 patient healthcare records that included social security numbers. He pushed the value of encryption but says that in this case it would not have helped: Utah Medicaid Breach Exemplifies Value Of Encryption And Access Control.
Mike Lennon over at SecurityWeek tells us that CloudPassage added $14 million to its coffers with an investment round from Tenaya, Benchmark and Musea: Cloud Server Security Firm CloudPassage Raises $14 Million
At InformationWeek, Rob Lemos explains how malware developers use one of the oldest tools in the security and privacy arsenal to add sticking power to their creations: Malware Writers Pack In Better Encryption
At The Last Watchdog Byron Acohido tells it like it is with “beloved” consumer devices and security: Mobile Devices Carry Security Flaws
Steve Ragan at SecurityWeek reports on a interesting finding from AlgoSec showing that management is the toughest IT security challenge: Poor Internal Processes Viewed as the Greatest Threat to Network Securty