You might want to know… And Friday Fun
If you have ever used the Nationwide Insurance company, or their website..
“The FBI is investigating a breach at Nationwide Insurance, where hackers recently accessed the sensitive information of about one million people, including policy and non-policy holders.” Read more ..
[reminder: “breach” is geekspeak for “a hacker broke in”.]
If you “download”, Torrent, or “share” music, software, or videos.. you have a little more time.
“The rollout of a piracy alert system backed by several major internet service providers (ISPs) has been pushed back to early next year.“
“A new report has revealed that decisions around cloud are increasingly being made by people outside IT departments.” Read more..
(History shows how well things work once the beancounters take control of something.. [and there’s good reason it is a derogatory term.] Trying to get the suits to comprehend anything remotely IT-related, and budgeted, is one of the oldest headaches in the biz [ref: Dilbert character “pointy-haired boss“.])
Friday Fun Video (sing along if you like..)
Today’s quote: “Doing what little one can to increase the general stock of knowledge is as respectable an object of life, as one can in any likelihood pursue.” ~ Charles Darwin
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