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Re: more than 100 institutions impacted in Heartland Data Breach ..

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____/ Doug Mentohl on Tuesday 10 February 2009 12:40 : \____

> "By the latest count, the number of institutions that have informed
> their card customers and members that they were hit as a result of the
> Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) data breach has swelled to 124"
> http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=1200

Just posted:


"I agree that the trend is here to stay, but I, personally, am scared to death.
I think we're headed for disaster. The problem is that few of us have an
adequate back up regime for all of this data. When disaster hits, and a single
disk drive holds all of our downloaded commercial software, our e-books, our
electronic documents, our financial data, our music, our photographs, etc.,
then we've lost everything. So what used to require a devastating house fire
now will hit unprepared users every time their hard drive fails. We tend to
have all our eggs in one basket now and a single failure has now a greater

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