LinkedIn – a lesson on internet security for your business.

When commenting on the issue of  the hacking of  millions passwords of LinkedIns  users John Sileo in the Washington Post shares a

LinkedIn - a lesson on internet security for your business.

LinkedIn - a lesson on internet security for your business.

personal story of how his on line identity was stolen and  used  (in my mind) a horrific way. It’s ‘there by the grace of God go I’ sort of stuff. John also gives some great tips on what to do after the hack as well as  more general advice about on-line security.

Increasingly as both individuals and small businesses owners our web footprint gets larger and larger every day. So my advice is to read this article and act, ignore this to your peril.

LinkedIn – a lesson on internet security for your business.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/how-small-businesses-can-avoid-a-data-security-disaster-like-linkedins/2012/06/08/gJQAALjwNV_story.html

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  1. D C Rona says:

    This is such an important issue – please post more on internet security for small business (and personal too). Thank you.

  2. Great post – well needed these days…. very helpful!

  3. rebecca says:

    I totally want to not read this article and go as my peril but you have compelled me to do it. I too changed my password when this alert came out. Others saw it as a great PR tactic on the part of Linkedin…we have become complacent.

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