01/27/2009 - About one-third of data breaches occur in the educational sector, according to a study by Madison, Wisconsin-based J. Campana & Associates, yet the industry comprises less than 1 percent of total organizations.
01/27/2009 - Many people don’t secure their wireless router with a password. That could be a reason to visit PassPub, which can automatically generate passwords specifically tailored to the security protocols of wireless routers.
12/30/2008 - Hotel Internet network security varies widely, according to a recent Cornell study. A relatively common weakness is the use of hub technology, for example, which can be hacked fairly easily. Researchers advise connecting with a virtual private network if possible and to try to use Web sites with Secure Socket Layer protection.
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The percentage of mid-sized companies that reported a hacking or unauthorized intrusion in 2008, according to a study conducted by Amplitude Research. That’s up from 49 percent in 2007 and 44 percent in 2006.