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Best Practices for Data Hygiene

Data hygiene consists of actions that organizations can, and should, take as a matter of following not only compliance requirements, but also as part of basic risk management program practices. Consistent, risk-specific data hygiene practices supports not only a very wide range and number of data protection compliance requirements, but performing data hygiene activities also […]

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Metadata Left in Security Agency PDFs

Really interesting research: “Exploitation and Sanitization of Hidden Data in PDF Files” Abstract: Organizations publish and share more and more electronic documents like PDF files. Unfortunately, most organizations are unaware that these documents can compromise sensitive information like authors names, details on the information system and architecture. All these information can be exploited easily by attackers to […]

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