IDG Contributor Network: Consumer data protection is an advantage, not just a responsibility

The importance of protecting consumer data is growing more and more urgent. And it’s a responsibility that falls in the lap of the CIO. If Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before congress has anything to teach us, it’s that we will be held accountable–or at least called out–for the use and distribution of data. The Cambridge Analytica debacle is only an extreme example. For any company working with consumer data, there will…

May 15, 2018
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White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority” (Eric Geller/Politico)

May 15, 2018

Eric Geller / Politico: White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority”  —  The Trump administration has eliminated the White House’s top cyber policy role, jettisoning a key position created during … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority” (Eric Geller/Politico)

May 15, 2018

Eric Geller / Politico: White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority”  —  The Trump administration has eliminated the White House’s top cyber policy role, jettisoning a key position created during … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority” (Eric Geller/Politico)

May 15, 2018

Eric Geller / Politico: White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority”  —  The Trump administration has eliminated the White House’s top cyber policy role, jettisoning a key position created during … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority” (Eric Geller/Politico)

May 15, 2018

Eric Geller / Politico: White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government’s cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce’s exit, to “streamline authority”  —  The Trump administration has eliminated the White House’s top cyber policy role, jettisoning a key position created during … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Smarter People Don’t Have Better Passwords, Study Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: A study carried out at a college in the Philippines shows that students with better grades use bad passwords in the same proportion as students with bad ones. The study’s focused around a new rule added to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guideline for choosing secure passwords — added in its 2017 edition. The NIST recommendation was that websites check if…

May 15, 2018
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Smarter People Don’t Have Better Passwords, Study Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: A study carried out at a college in the Philippines shows that students with better grades use bad passwords in the same proportion as students with bad ones. The study’s focused around a new rule added to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guideline for choosing secure passwords — added in its 2017 edition. The NIST recommendation was that websites check if…

May 15, 2018
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Smarter People Don’t Have Better Passwords, Study Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: A study carried out at a college in the Philippines shows that students with better grades use bad passwords in the same proportion as students with bad ones. The study’s focused around a new rule added to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guideline for choosing secure passwords — added in its 2017 edition. The NIST recommendation was that websites check if…

May 15, 2018
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Smarter People Don’t Have Better Passwords, Study Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: A study carried out at a college in the Philippines shows that students with better grades use bad passwords in the same proportion as students with bad ones. The study’s focused around a new rule added to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guideline for choosing secure passwords — added in its 2017 edition. The NIST recommendation was that websites check if…

May 15, 2018
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