Governance & Risk

LinkedIn’s response to password breach raises troubling questions

LinkedIn’s latest blog post raises more questions than it answers. And does the company have the leadership it needs to respond effectively? LinkedIn has taken to its company blog to explain what it is doing to mitigate a data breach that led to 6.46 million account passwords leaking online. It’s believed the passwords were hashed but measures were not taken to bolster the algorithm’s security — a process known as ’salting’. 

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