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Martin Lee

EMEA Lead, Strategic Planning & Communications

Cisco Talos

Technical Lead of Security Research within Talos, the threat intelligence and threat response group of Cisco. Please visit my profile on the Talos blog site.

Articles

June 27, 2013

SECURITY

Expiring Albert: Recycling User IDs and the Impact on Privacy

Within many organisations offering online services to the public, there must be a great temptation to expire redundant user accounts that occupy desirable user IDs but which are never used by their users. Presumably the user IDs have been registered by someone, used on a couple of occasions, and then forgotten about. Expiring and recycling […]