New “Cybersecurity Safe Harbor” Legislation Passed in Ohio
What you need to know to take advantage of this new protection.
Vince Salvino Sept. 10, 2018
Ohio has enacted a new law called the Data Protection Act, which will go into effect on November 2, 2018. Under this new law, businesses which take reasonable cybersecurity precautions that meet certain industry standards will be afforded a “safe harbor” against claims alleging that a failure to …
.NET 4.6.2 Security Enhancements
Latest release of .NET brings stronger encryption and FIPS support
Vince Salvino Aug. 16, 2016
.NET 4.6.2, released earlier this month, is loaded with great enhancements and updates. In particular, it seems that Microsoft was very focused on security. Being a "dot" release, it is compatible with 4.6 and with 4.0 on your IIS servers. Because of the great new security enhancements, I would h…
Morgan Stanley Breach Puts Value on Client Trust
Client data siphoned over 3 years leads to $1 million fine.
Vince Salvino June 9, 2016
For 3 years between 2011 and 2014, something nasty was happening on Morgan Stanley's network, but the firm had no idea. Then from December 2014 through February the next year 730,000 customer accounts were leaked online. Was this a highly sophisticated attack? No. Was this the result of a foreign…