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The Cybersecurity Play That Doubled Once – Will Double Again

Not long ago, a relative of mine was the victim of identity theft. And I have to tell you that I really felt for the entire family.

The thief ran up nearly $20,000 in charges, opened new accounts and tried to open others.

And I can tell you that the frustrations over the losses (most of which ended up being covered) were dwarfed by the helplessness that came whenever new charges showed up – and the worry that was spawned by never finding out how the whole mess started.

As we watch the headlines about data breaches and cybercrime – and watch as the violations move closer and closer to home – those worries only escalate.

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    Obama's State of the Union Address Was Short on Math

    The 2013 State of the Union Address was high on rhetoric... but fell short in two other areas.
    As with most Obama speeches, it was beautifully delivered. However, even where I agreed with some of the ideas, I couldn't quell a nagging suspicion that some of the numbers he was spouting simply didn't add up. And let's face it, some of the ideas in the speech were just plain bad.
    President Obama was even bold enough to claim, "Nothing I'm proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime." Then he let loose with a list of new initiatives!
    Put politely, Obama's math simply doesn't add up...
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