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April, 2013

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April 30, 2013  6:25 PM

Utah Government Data Breach More Expensive Than Thought



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
encryption, government, privacy

In another case of governments behaving badly with personal data, the state of Utah has learned that a data breach a year ago is likely to be even more costly than originally estimated – and that’s after the initial estimate was itself increased by almost 30 times. “In late March...

April 29, 2013  7:07 PM

Everything Wrong With Jingming Zhang’s Rutgers Laptop Theft in 1,059 Words



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
backblaze, backup, backups, cloud storage, dropbox, flash drives, google drive, law enforcement, memory stick, online backup, replication, skydrive, thumb drives, world backup day, youtube

Jingming Zhang is one unlucky SOB. After five years of research, as he was working on the thesis required for his PhD in chemistry from Rutgers University, the laptop containing all of his data was reportedly stolen from an unlocked lab in the college. Zhang wrote a note and put up flyers about...


April 25, 2013  11:05 PM

Box Adds HIPAA, HITECH Support to Expand Into Healthcare



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
box

You know how every time you go to a new doctor, you have to sign this form (does anybody read it?) that talks about your rights to privacy for your medical records? Vendors of medical services have their own requirements to live up to, and Box has announced that it is complying with those...


April 12, 2013  1:36 PM

Sure! Let’s Build a New Data Center Below Sea Level!



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
data sovereignty, disaster recovery, earthquake, fire

You'd think that, when planning a new data center, "Not Underwater" would be a primary criterion, but apparently that's not true. At least, that's the observation


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