A misconfigured server at data recovery and backup firm Veeam exposed millions of email addresses. Close up of tangled tape Reel talk: You know what's safely offline? Tape. Data protection outfit Veeam inks deal with Quantum READ MORE Security researcher Bob Diachenko discovered the 200GB cache of email addresses, names and …
"...non-sensitive records (i.e. prospect email addresses)"
Like your competitors would never want to snoop your prospects and you would be happy to share...
...and you prospects would somehow want to be on spam lists?
Come on; this might not be the most sensitive stuff; but relatively speaking, most data exists because it has some value--and therefore, some sensitivity.
Proper risk assessment means identifying your data assets and determining their value if lost or compromised. And, if you think that's "non-sensitive", then you probably haven't identified and assessed any of your data assets--which is sadly typical of many businesses.
Sure I can see the discrepancy. I know there are multiple addresses registered for our office. I'm fiddling with the free version on the side, with my own login and another e-mail address. How many events did Veeam give away swag for registering for their newsletter...
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