Evernote Limits Hack Damage with Good Security Practices

Evernote Limits Hack Damage with Good Security Practices

Security experts said that Evernote handled the breach well.
Security experts said that Evernote handled the breach well.

[CIO TODAY]

Evernote has been hacked, forcing the online note-taking software Relevant Products/Services to reset passwords for its 50 million users, although any password data Relevant Products/Services that was accessed was protected with encryption. What does this mean for enterprise IT security Relevant Products/Services?

“In our security investigation, we have found no evidence that any of the content you store in Evernote was accessed, changed or lost,” Evernote’s Dave Engberg said in a blog post. “We also have no evidence that any payment information Relevant Products/Services for Evernote Premium or Evernote Business customers was accessed.”

Richard S. Westmoreland, a Level III security analyst and team lead at SilverSky, told us the breach was limited and Evernote should be given credit for its fast response and communication Relevant Products/Services to its customers.

Read more about how Evernote handled the security breach at CIO Today.