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Today, organizations face cyber security incidents across every sector. Data breaches are one of the most prevalent. If we were to define a data breach, it would be, “the intentional or unintentional release of secure information to an untrusted environment” (National Forum on Education Statistics). [1]

 A data breach can come from a variety of sources, including:

  • Internal threats—Actors within an organization.
  • External threats—Actors from outside an organization.
  • Intentional breaches—Breaches

9428788269?profile=RESIZE_400xSome things seem to come full circle.  Morse Code was invented in the 1800’s by Samuel Morse when he worked with an electrical telegraph system sending pulses of electric current and an electromagnet.  His code used the pulse and breaks between them to transmit information.  Popular with amateur radio operators, this code is no longer required if you want to get a pilots or air traffic controller license, though these individuals often have a basic understanding of the code. Morse code is a meth

9096177669?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US federal authorities will soon begin sharing hashes of compromised passwords found in the course of its cybercrime investigations with Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), the data breach notification service.  The password hashes will contribute to Pwned Passwords, a service used to help warn users against reusing passwords that have been leaked in data breaches, says Troy Hunt, the Australian developer who created Have I Been Pwned

The stolen and leaked data the FBI comes across in investigations,