The next frontier in security

Friday, 14 July 2006, 9:06 AM EST

There was a time when encryption was fodder for a James Bond flick, somewhere between Moneypenny and “shaken, not stirred.”

Of course, that was before Web sites such as the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse could be called up with a mouse click. It tracks massive data breaches, such as last month’s disclosure by the Navy that private data for 28,000 personnel was published to a public Web site. Two weeks before that, a laptop was stolen from a California professor; it contained the private data of 3,000 students, past and present, including some GPAs.

At Processor.

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