Think You Are Safe? Here is a Throwback to 2008….

Heartland Payment Systems Inc. lost 130 million payment card numbers to a cybercrime gang in 2008, its chief executive, Robert Carr, has been telling people to encrypt more of their data. The idea: If card numbers are encrypted from the instant they enter retailer computers, there’s not a lot that hackers can do with it.…

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2015: Five Simple Steps to Protect Corporate Data

Mr. Bejtlich and some other Washington types are pushing for more hacker prosecutions and more transparency about how the government will respond to attacks like the major breach at Sony.“Make their lives more difficult,” he says.

“That doesn’t mean we need to roll over and say, ‘Bad things are going to happen,’ ” he says. “We need to decrease the number of bad things happening.”