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2012-04-17 23:01:01

Combating data, privacy and identity theft exposures requires a comprehensive strategy. Identity Fraud, Inc. combines the top “10” essential components into SB Core Protector to help prevent, prepare and respond to the data complexities facing every small business. Is your data protected? Is your business identity insured? Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 2012 ETA Annual Meeting & Expo — Identity Fraud, Inc. (“IFI”) (http://www.IdentityFraud.com)...

Utah Health Department Breach May Number Up To 750,000 Individuals
2012-04-10 09:44:21

Utah state health officials in Salt Lake City said Friday that hackers who broke into state computers last weekend stole more medical records than originally believed and the data most likely included Social Security numbers of children, reports Josh Loftin for the Associated Press. Approximately 182,000 beneficiaries of Medicaid and the Children´s Health Insurance Program had their personal information stolen, and about 25,000 Social Security numbers were compromised, Utah Department...

Should Web Privacy Rules Really Be Subjected to a 'Multi-Stakeholder Process'?
2012-04-05 11:52:50

...And what in the world is a Multi-Stakeholder Process? Opinion/Editorial provided by Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com By now most casual followers of tech news are familiar with the Obama administration's imaginative digital addendum to the first ten amendments announced in late February, cleverly christened with the smarmy sobriquet the “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” (CPBR). The purported purpose of the executive report — the ponderous official title of...

Lawmakers, ACLU Expressing Outrage Over Facebook Password Job Interview Requests
2012-03-24 07:09:17

The controversy surrounding employers or universities asking for Facebook passwords or similar content has drawn the attention of the social network, civil rights groups, members of the US Senate, and even union officials overseas, according to press releases and various media reports published this week. The practice was brought to light thanks to an article by Manuel Valdes and Shannon Mcfarland of the Associated Press (AP), which told the story of a New York statistician who was asked...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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