Category - Privacy

.: GoodHire :. Bad Encryption

{*Updated 2/4* by GoodHire Corporate. See bottom.} In today’s day of constant data breaches, any H.R. or recruiting professional needs to take extra time ensuring that a candidate or potential hire’s information is safe and secure. A friend,  recently informed me that they were going to use GoodHire for a background check after an offer…

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{Secure} Target’s losing advocates because of poor crisis management, not security…

By now, everyone has heard of the Target data breach originally published by KrebsOnSecurity. Until mere hours ago, Target vehemently denied that PINS were stolen with customer’s credit card numbers. Now, after being outed by one of their own, they are finally owning up to the true gravity of the situation. With the added information…

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{Not For Sale} Is Acxiom’s New Site All That It Seems?

“Critics say the new consumer site omits so many details about Acxiom’s data-gathering and analysis practices that it sanitizes the data mining behind data-driven marketing.” – NYTimes Call it bold curiosity, or just plain stupidity, but after seeing the buzz about Acxiom’s announcement on “transparency,” I decided to log-in and see what information was stored…

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{Whoops} Top Security Breaches of 2012

Nowadays, many individuals live their lives through social media. While this may seem harmless, check out  security breaches that involved social media sites giving out your private information, from usernames and passwords, to phone numbers and more. Just last year there were 5 major security breaches that took place, affecting more than 100 million users worldwide….

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