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Facebook learned three months ago that hundreds of millions of passwords were stored internally in plaintext, but it didn't disclose the issue or notify users until the news leaked.

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This week's 'Risk & Repeat' podcast looks back at RSA Conference and discusses the show's diversity and inclusion efforts as well as the top trends and sessions from the show.

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While marketers ride the hype train around blockchain, Chris Wysopal says there are realistic uses for the technology. And there are blockchain risks that need to be considered, as well.

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Cyberattacks often begin with a port scan attack, which attackers use to find exploitable vulnerabilities on targeted systems. Learn how they work and how to defend against them.

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    Wysopal: Blockchain security is about the basics

    While marketers ride the hype train around blockchain, Chris Wysopal says there are realistic uses for the technology. And there are blockchain risks that need to be considered, as well.

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