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A tale of two headlines

Today's InfoWorld Security newsletter contained two headlines:

Congratulations to Ntru

Congratulations to our partner Ntru on their recent IEEE standards acceptance.

PHPBB password analysis

Dark Reading has an analysis of the passwords exposed in the recent PHPBB attack.  It's interesting and I'm sure that people do use passwords that are too simple.  However, the fact that you can analyize the passwords proves that it makes no difference what password you choose! So, the simple the better until the site moves up to two-factor authentication.

Interview on preachsecurity.blogspot.com

There's an interview with me on Preach security.  It mostly discusses two-factor authentication, open source software and cloud computing. 

tjx-sales-not-affected-by-breach

Continuing the discussion about Brand Damage,breach costs and The PCI security standards, TJX reported higher sales despite suffering the largest breach known. Same store sales increased 6%, higher than analysts expected. Consumer sentiment seem to confirm my contention that information security is not a key element of the TJX brand:

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