Credit: REUTERS / Yves Herman

As portrayed at a recent protest in central Brussels via a photo credited to REUTERS / Yves Herman depicts a protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask (symbolic of the hactivist group Anonymous), the first six (6) months of 2012 ranged from the embarrassing hack of a conversation between the FBI and Scotland Yard to an overabundance of data breaches. (Click here to view more details).  Click here to view those security snafus for the rest of the year.

Ellen Messmer, a writer for Network World, has recently posted a gathering of the worst security snafus organized by month of 2012 inclusive through early December 2012.  Our staff recommends reading and passing this information to your organization’s information and network security team members so that it be added to their resource list for future reading.

If applicable, it might also be good content to pass along to those management team members responsible for disaster preparedness and/or risk management.

If you know of any security snafus missed in this article, please pass those along to our readers…thank you.

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