The Anthem Breach – Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

The latest security breach, which took place at health insurer Anthem, was announced yesterday. From an affected person’s standpoint, the Anthem breach is the worst type that could happen. The breach involved social security numbers, which creates an “all access pass” for an identity thief. For starters, the SSN allows crooks to open new credit […]

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Treasure Hunter Arrested

I will be on Fox National News talking about this case on Thursday morning at about 11:10 Eastern Time.   http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jan/28/fugitive-treasure-hunter-arrested-florida-tommy-thompson

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Worst Passwords of 2014

The latest report on our password usage in 2014 is public and it doesn’t look good. Based on an analysis of millions of leaked passwords, it shows “123456” and “password” as the two most common passwords. That is unchanged from 2013. When you use weak passwords, you are exchanging security for convenience, which is not […]

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