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[STDS-802-3-BWA] Important IEEE User IDs / Passwords

Dear Ad Hoc Participants,

I have received the following message below and am forwarding on to you.  While no specific guidance has been provided at this time, I suggest it would be prudent to change your IEEE login password.




John D’Ambrosia

Chair, IEEE P802.3bj 100 Gb/s Backplane and Copper Cable Task Force


News releases

IEEE Statement on Security Incident


25 September 2012 -- IEEE has become aware of an incident regarding inadvertent access to unencrypted log files containing user IDs and passwords. We have conducted a thorough investigation and the issue has been addressed and resolved. We are in the process of notifying those who may have been affected.


IEEE takes safeguarding the private information of our members and customers very seriously. We regret the occurrence of this incident and any inconvenience it may have caused.





Francine Tardo

1 732 465 5865



Rodney Spady

1 732 562 6822