Data Security Podcast Episode 70, Sep 21 2009

30 minutes every week on data security, privacy, and the law…..(plus or minus five)

On this week’s program:

* Full access to anyone’s Facebook account for $100?

* Update on confidential data case in Maricopa County, AZ

* Our take on this week’s news.

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Show Notes for Episode 70 of the Data Security Podcast

* Tales From The Dark Web:  According to a PandaLabs report, for $100, members of the Dark Web will provide you with the password on any Facebook user.  What else are they doing with the data?

$100 for a Facebook Users Password?

$100 for a Facebook User's Password?

* From the News:  The SANS Institute releases The Top Cyber Security Risks report.  It’s a must read .

* From the News: An Ohio children’s hospital experienced a data breach when man tried to spy on ex-girlfriend using malware. Excellent coverage by Robert McMillan of IDG News Service.

*  From the News:   According to a new study: eCommerce Merchants “…Can Convert 11% More Digital Window Shoppers by Adding Security Trustmarks”

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