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Monthly Archive for June, 2012

Number exercise

I just reviewed a risk analysis conducted at one of my clients. One thing that struck me was that this must have been conducted by some accountant with security skills. The risk analysis is adequate and fulfils the goals set but the analysis in itself is a number exercise way beyond the useful. Numbers upon […]

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The cost of a lost record

One of my favourite sites to visit is DatalossDB. Just recently a new loss was posted. This time it was Yahoo who lost 453 493 email addresses and passwords. The total cost, as calculated by Ponemon Institute, is $27 209 520! This makes a cost of $60 per record. That figure is used as a […]

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