6 Cyber Secrets Setting You Up for Betrayal

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Don't leave your diary open! A password should be your protective secret, but instead is all too often a self-imposed risk. "The biggest password problem isn't the use of weak passwords. It's the REUSE of ANY password. We should be preaching against the sin of password reuse more than the sin of weak passwords," says IT consultant Ken Harthun.

Valentine's Day is near. And while love is grand, the fact is that human nature can sometimes cause heartbreak. Research shows that one in five people are keeping a major secret — such as infidelity or money troubles — from their spouse. Deceit can be a deal breaker.

IT and security professionals know all too well the difficulties of dealing with a world of deception not only caused by cyber criminals and their increasingly sophisticated and determined tactics, but also by privileged insiders.

Courtesy of Blue Coat, here are six cyber secrets to be aware of that can set organizations up for betrayal and heartbreak.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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