Critical Vulnerabilities to be Aware of in Bash

Sep. 25, 2014 / By Mark Bainter

On Wednesday, 9/25, a vulnerability was discovered in the 'bash' shell that is present by default in the Redhat family of Linux distributions. The ubiquitous nature of this utility, and the many aspects of the system that depend on it mean that this vulnerability has far-reaching security implications.

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Don’t Let Your Data Become Phish Food!

Aug. 18, 2014 / By John Pinson

Large-scale phishing email blasts still make the news, but today's most dangerous digital attacks use spearphishing messages aimed directly at particular individuals or organizations. Both the Online Trust Alliance and Symantec accorded 2013 the dubious honor of being the year of data breaches.

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On the Subject of OpenSSL and Email Security

Jun. 10, 2014 / By Elliot Tilley

With email deliverability so strongly influenced by sender reputation and the abundance of data stored and used to personalize the user experience, you can rest assured that would-be spammers, scammers and identify thieves are monitoring and acting on OpenSSL security vulnerabilities - and so should you.

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Why DMARC Is Important for Email Conversions

Feb. 20, 2014 / By Angela Cheong

In this edition of email marketing news, we're looking at the issues of conversions and ROI when it comes to email and social. Email emerges as a clear winner,which brings us to the issue of data security and DMARC in particular.

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The Data Privacy & Data Protection Town Hall

Feb. 5, 2014 / By John Pinson

The Online Trust Authority celebrated Data Privacy Day 2014 by holding a series of town hall events across the country last week. A highlight of the morning was the session titled Security by Design: What Businesses Should Know to Help Them From Becoming a Statistic.

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