Dan Muchnok

Changes to FTC Safeguards Rule

The Federal Trade Commission created the Safeguards Rule, which requires non-banking financial institutions, such as mortgage brokers, motor vehicle dealers, and payday lenders, to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive security program to keep their customers’ information safe. The FTC updated the Rule in October 2021 to include more specific criteria for the safeguards that …

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Password Advice from a Professional Cracker

Jeremi Gosney is a professional password cracker. He is not a criminal who steals personal information, he is a “white-hat” hacker who is an expert at cracking passwords. Jeremi’s password cracking skills are in high demand for many reasons. For instance, an information security team may send him an encrypted copy of their password file …

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What is SD-WAN?

This is the first post in a series that we are doing on an exciting new technology available for business called SD-WAN. This first post is to give you the definition of SD-WAN and what applications it can have for your business. We will be posting articles on the various types of SD-WAN, how they work and what sorts of problems they solve.