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In Other News | Posted 27 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on HHS Levies First HIPAA Fine | 1,693 views

The Department of Health and Human Services has levied the first monetary fine for a HIPAA violation. Cignet Health Center was fined a record $4.3 million for failing to provide access to medical records as requests. The requests from 41 …

In Other News | Posted 26 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on IC3 Crime Report Released | 1,865 views

The Internet Crime Complaint Center has released their 2010 crime report. The IC3 averaged over 25 thousand complaints per month to give them their highest yearly total ever at 303,809 complaints. A significant number of complaints were related to non-delivery …

In Other News | Posted 19 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Maryland Pulls A Bozeman | 1,992 views

Maryland is trying to pull a Bozeman. What’s that? Bozeman briefly tried to compel job applicants to submit their social media credentials for employment. According the the ACLU of Maryland, the State of Maryland now has a similar requirement

Quick Tips | Posted 19 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Removing Image Metadata with ExifTool | 6,795 views

Most digital cameras and cell phones embed metadata in the digital photos that they capture. Some embed the make and model of the camera. Others embed camera settings, GPS data, and other embed information that is unique to the specific …

Defense In Depth | Posted 12 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on IE9 Release Candidate | 1,706 views
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The release candidate for Internet Explorer 9 is out. Microsoft has stressed the new performance and security features of the redesigned browser.

The newly redesigned interface squeezes the top user interface into a single row including the URL field and …