Analyzing the Collection 01 Passwords

Collection #1 Password Analysis by Eric Smith, FireOak Strategies Chief Technologist & Information Security Officer February 15, 2019 In January 2019, a massive database of email addresses and passwords was released on the internet. The collection included over 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords, credentials that were assembled from many data…

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Team Collaboration Platforms Lessons Learned

Team Collaboration & Knowledge Sharing Platforms: Considerations and Lessons Learned By Abby Clobridge, FireOak Strategies Founder and Consultant February 2, 2019 Over the past few years, we’ve seen tons of collaboration and knowledge sharing platforms become popular including Slack, Facebook for Work, and Microsoft Teams. On top of those platforms, popular project management tools such…

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What We’re Reading – January 28, 2019

What We’re Reading — January 28, 2019 We keep an eye out and share the most interesting articles, reports, and case studies FireOak topics: managing, sharing, and securing information, data, and knowledge. Here’s some of what we’ve seen and what we’re reading.  Building knowledge management (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)  “…a smaller team means you know who or…

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Forward Momentum in U.S. Open Government Data

Forward Momentum in U.S. Open Government Data by Kelly LeBlancDecember 24, 2018 Right before the end of the year, on December 21, 2018 the U.S. Congress passed The Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Act (also known as the OPEN Government Data Act), an act designed to break down information silos in the federal government,…

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The Dark Side of Open Data

The Dark Side of Open DataArticle by Eric Hinsdale and Abby ClobridgeOnline Searcher – Volume 42, Number 6 (November/December 2018)From the article:  The environment around research data management and open data has become incredibly complex—and the evolution doesn’t appear to be slowing down at all. At the core of many of today’s challenges are machine…

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