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Evernote Breach: 7 Security Lessons
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kjhiggins
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3/8/2013 | 3:26:50 AM
re: Evernote Breach: 7 Security Lessons
Evernote seems to have responded well to the breach with a universal password reset for its users. It should also take a page from Bit9 and eventually explain how the breach actually occurred--sharing lessons learned helps everyone.

Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
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3/4/2013 | 6:21:37 PM
re: Evernote Breach: 7 Security Lessons
Oops, I see now that it's Mathew with one "t", not two! Sorry, my bad.
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3/4/2013 | 6:19:56 PM
re: Evernote Breach: 7 Security Lessons
Matthew, I think there's another important element to Lesson #5 that's worth considering...

As you stated, email addresses are nearly as valuable as account passwords, since they enable future attack opportunities, so why not apply the same level of protection to email addresses as for the passwords themselves? This one additional security measure could have rendered the stolen data far less valuable to the thieves!


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