How The Coleman Campaign Failed To Secure Their Donor Database

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the database of Norm Coleman supporters (some 4+ gigabytes of them), complete with credit card numbers and security codes has been easily accessible from the Coleman for Senate campaign Web site since January, when they discovered the server had been breached but didn’t tell anyone. Everyone makes mistakes but this is a pretty glaring one, especially if the following video explaining how easy it was to download the database is accurate:

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David Erickson is principal of e-Strategy Media, a digital marketing consultancy based in Minnesota. David has extensive experience in digital marketing and is often used as an expert source by media and asked to speak on the topic before organizations and to sit on panel discussions.