Category Archives: Security Scope

Quote: Not Concerned about General Ledger Changes

Last week I was meeting with one of our company’s Accounts Payable clerks, who told me she was not concerned about some upcoming General Ledger changes.

2 changes that were submitted by developers on her behalf.

2 changes she didn’t know anything about, so she didn’t consider them her problem.

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What’s the Fuss?

Have you ever been asked:

  • What’s all the fuss about computer security? I don’t have any sensitive data on my home computer, and at work, I don’t have access to any sensitive data.
  • Why would anyone attack my computer?

How do you respond? Here’s how I handle it.

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Another One’s Treasure

Is it really true that one person’s trash is another person’s cash or treasure? It depends. When was the last time a trash can near you contained anything like this?

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Clean Your Purse & iPod

When’s the last time you cleaned out your wallet or purse or secured sensitive data on your hard drives?  Many of us intend to practice good security and protect ourselves at home, and many others don’t even give it a grey cell.

It’s time again to:

  • Change all your critical passwords for online banking, investment sites, email, password safe, etc. (see note #1 below).

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