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Security: Security’s Biggest Train Wrecks of 2007

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mho0009-04-jan-08.jpg"The old Chinese curse says, “May you live in interesting times.” It seems a lot of IT security departments may have been cursed in 2007, because most of them have had one “interesting” year. In fact, according to one report, a whopping 85 percent of organizations have experienced at least one reportable breach in the past 12 months…we’ve come to learn there are essentially three types of breach stories: the "pro forma" reports of lost jump drives and laptops that seldom result in any damage to end users; the mid-tier hacks and mistakes that might ding the organization and a relatively small number of users; and the whoppers that make your jaw drop, either because of the skill of the hacker or (more often) because of the shocking inattention of the IT organization.

The following is a look at some of the whoppers we saw in 2007…"Security’s Biggest Train Wrecks of 2007 – Desktop Security News Analysis – Dark Reading

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