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how-much-will-a-breach-cost-you-find-out-online

I'm telling you, this internet thing is something. There is now an online calculator - from a company selling cyber-insurance - to help you estimate the cost of a data breach or identity theft data loss scenario . While I am also impressed with java script, I think their data loss archive needs some work.

how-to-secure-vnc-remote-access-with-two-factor

I've written another how-to for Howtoforge. This article describes how to combine WiKID and NoMachine's NX products to secure VNC. It should be noted that NoMachine offers a lot more functionality and speed than just tunneling VNC through SSH. It is incredibly fast and allows for remote X and RPD in addition to VNC. They have a version that is free for two concurrent connections.

how-to-thwart-laptop-facial-recognition-systems

With a picture.

hsbc-accuses-competitors-of-competing

From ZDNet UK:

Speaking at the Gartner IT Security Summit 2006, Brendan Pickering, group head of fraud technology at HSBC, accused rival banks of getting into an "arms race" approach to authentication.
What is next? Lowering interest rates to gain market share? Having people in a branch? Advertising? Where will it stop?

hsbc-issues-warning-to-180000-regarding-a-security

The WSJ Online is reporting that HSBC has issued warnings to 180,000 of it's customers that a security breach may have resulted in their data being compromised.

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