Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jun 2012 22:30 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Bad day for LinkedIn: not only did 6 million of their passwords get stolen and published online (as SHA1 hashes, but still), their iOS and Android applications uploaded your calendars to LinkedIn (after opting in, though). The Sensationalist Headline of the Day Award goes to Ars Technica. I guess everyone's starting to feel the sting of The Verge's fully deserved success.
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Why not adopt PCI standards for ANY org
by seanc7 on Thu 7th Jun 2012 03:04 UTC
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2012-03-26

This is why I've been saying for years that if banks, credit card companies and transaction processors have to follow PCI standards for storing your FINANCIAL information and passwords, then a subset of PCI should be implemented for ALL companies that store any kind of passwords. That way there's some accountability, the latest Global Payments fiasco aside, overall the PCI standards are good and solid. As long as they're properly enforced and "self auditing" (what a joke!) is removed from the standard.

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