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It’s particularly galling when a company specializing in security issues gets monumentally hacked. That was the case for Stratfor, which suffered a massive data breach just before the holidays that exposed thousands of client names, e-mail addresses and credit card numbers. Adding insult to injury, hacktivist group Anonymous revealed on Twitter that it was able to get at the data because the company hadn’t encrypted them, according to the Associated Press. Stratfor’s travails serve as a re- minder to all companies that they need to get their cyber security policies and practices in order. Here are some issues to consider.

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