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Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

DirectAccess and the VPN Dragon

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Windows 7’s DirectAccess is a win for users: convenient network access, no virtual private network needed. But it’s a stickier prospect vis-a-vis security and administration. For this IT Expert Voice article, I got input from LOPSA, an early Windows 7 user and Sophos’ Chester Wisniewski. Check out the full article here.

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Written by Lisa Vaas

December 30, 2009 at 6:40 pm

How to Protect Your Resume from Identity Theft

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Another casualty of the recession is data security, as a growing number of departing employees walk off with their former employers’ data. Unfortunately, that data can easily be yours: Witness the growing number of employers such as Aetna that are getting sued for allegedly failing to protect personal data of job applicants.

You can, however, get a job without exposing your personal data. Click here to find out when it’s OK to withhold sensitive information. For a look at the type of information companies are leaking and how they’re losing it, click here.