Monthly Archives: November 2011

Creating a Personal Culture of Security: First know what is Private Information

The Great Wall of China was built one stone at a time to provide better security. A culture of security is built one person at a time. The first stone is to know what information should be kept private. Number … Continue reading

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Are you living and working in a culture of security?

Recently I was asked, “What is your purpose?” I loved the question and the more I thought about it the more I loved it. Why do I do what I do? Why do I blog and tweet? Why do I … Continue reading

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Tax Refund Fraud

Identity Protection Personal Identification Number In mid-November 2011, some taxpayers with identity theft indicators on their accounts began receiving an IRS notice letter advising them that they will be receiving a new Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN). About one month … Continue reading

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A veteran made your privacy possible

A few years ago my wife and I visited China with friends. While visiting Tiananmen Square we witnessed a small group of Chinese citizens starting a religious protest. Within a few minutes security appeared with an unmarked van. Plain clothes … Continue reading

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Human Firewall aka the Weak Link

You have spent thousands on infrastructure. You have the best Cisco firewall money can buy. Your Information Security Officer has every certification the industry offers. Yet you can still be breached. Your employees’ SSN and birthdates can be stolen. Your … Continue reading

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AlertID Gives You the Knowledge to Keep You Safe

Knowledge is power. AlertID gives you the power of knowing the threats around you. This free service lets you know about crimes near your home. It lets you know about sex offenders near your home. They also have a mobile … Continue reading

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