Metadata: A Backdoor Into Organizations

Publication Date: 
Monday October 24, 2011

The totality of metadata provided by documents, photographs and files can lead to significant vulnerabilities for any company. This Cyber Security Advisory is provided to remind the private sector and Federal, state, and local government agencies of the vulnerabilities associated with and the need to effectively control the release of metadata. It is specifically intended to be shared with personnel responsible for policy and information security and dissemination.

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