What I’m Sharing (weekly)

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

Ad blocking passes 2 billion worldwide Two serious WordPress plugin vulnerabilities are being exploited in the wild Go update your plugins people! Openness around mental health and wellbeing in workplace key for modern businesses E-Discovery Training Lagging in Most Legal Departments Please Properly Dispose of Your Electronics “the analysis found that only 3% of the…

Linked – The Weakness in Two-Factor Authentication—Your Lost-Phone Policy
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Linked – The Weakness in Two-Factor Authentication—Your Lost-Phone Policy

This is interesting, though I can’t help but think that the second reason at the end of this paragraph is less a technical problem than someone using your own culture against you. “Hackers always look for the weak link, and they have learned to get around MFA by exploiting gaps in companies’ lost-phone protocols. They…

Linked – Drunks, DNA and Data Transfer Risk in eDiscovery
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Linked – Drunks, DNA and Data Transfer Risk in eDiscovery

Rob gets pretty geeky and math-y when it comes to risk, probability, and how it impacts DNA testing, but he makes a valid point as well: “In considering one potential risk factor and its probabilistic impact of interjecting error into the discovery process, I hope the following short overview provides legal professionals – both consumers…

Linked – How to create a security-focused work culture
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Linked – How to create a security-focused work culture

So the problem is laid out pretty well in this statement: In a press release about the report, Monu Kalsi, vice-president of Shred-it, is quoted as saying, “The study’s findings clearly show that seemingly small habits [of employees] can pose great security risk and add up to large financial, reputational and legal risks.” And the…