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Data Masking: Good … Information Masking: Very Bad

– As we learn more and more about the huge data breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), two aspects are grabbing everyone’s attention. One is the weakness of the security measures implemented by OPM and its contractors; the other is that senior management of OPM and purportedly…

A “Fluid and Pragmatic” Approach to Security

– It really is disheartening to read time after time about the inadequacies of the information security approaches upon which we so heavily depend. A brief interview of Moti Yung by Laura DiDio in the July 2014 issue of the Communications of the ACM is one such article. Dr. Yung is known for his…

Mandiant Discovers the Tragedy of the Commons

– Mandiant has deservedly achieved a high level of credibility as one of the top cyberattack forensics companies, as described in the February 11 – February 18, 2013 issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek in the article “Hacked? Who Ya Gonna Call? They are the go-to company when it comes to determining…