Anonymity is History: Getting Doxed

What does Dox mean? http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=dox defines dox as personal information about people on Internet, including real name, known aliases, address, phone number, SS#, cc#, etc.

So if you think you can keep your data secret or at least not public (the old method was delist your name and address from phone book) today everyone leaves a trail of electronic data that eventually leads to your full dossier:

Name, all addresses(not just current),Social Security #, credit card numbers, property owner?, renter?, healthcare data, all email addresses, I am talking about all data.

I made a list of email address associations that one could have online.

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(this is an incomplete list but whatever you are connected to that is what is at stake)

Make a list of all of your email addresses and their connections, and then do that for all of your employees. Now you might start to think about the full ramifications of the potential worth of your online identity and anyone else on the network with you.

What can be done?

Computer security done right:

1. Compliance and Security policies set the standards in

2. Use the latest technologies (Next Gen Firewall  – NGFW) check your logs and hire inhouse expert help that will help reduce the chances both on the desktop with Anti-virus and on the network with the NGFW.

3. Consider using outsourced services including an independent pentester.  An independent review of your compliance and testing  is prudent.

Use a cloudSOC if you have some cloud services, as a cloud Security Operations Center can control and keep tabs on cloud systems.

 

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