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Cortana picks another ten out of sixteen

Eagles edge out the Indianapolis Colts in a game that Cortana predicted the Eagles to win. Read more about Cortana picks another ten out of sixteen

Looking for the Key to Security in the Internet of Things

New standards will be necessary to keep the coming horde of devices from introducing myriad problems

OWASP AppSensor Book Signing at AppSecUSA

Join me at OWASP AppSecUSA for a free signed copy of the new OWASP AppSensor Book. I’ll be at the Shape Security booth in the expo area on Thursday afternoon at 4pm. New to AppSensor? Imagine if your application could detect a threat before your system and data is breached and automatically ban that user from your application. Show More Summary

Debate – Crowdsourcing: Good or Evil?

Crowdsourcing Has Negatively Impacted “News” Vote on the overall topic: Good or Evil? You can also vote up or down each individual opinion: Did the debater make a strong argument? Read more about Debate – Crowdsourcing: Good or Evil...

Limiting online time

I limit online time.  Not for me, for my children.  Apparently I’m among a fairly prestigious group of people who do so, since many of the C-level execs in Silicon Valley also limit their children’s time with tech.  Though it looks like many of them are even stricter than I am about how much time […]

Intel wants to be big and small

Judging by the talk at the Intel Developers Conference, Intel is going to be making a big push into…well…just about everything. Read more about Intel wants to be big and small

A bigger iPhone, an Apple Watch and a new way to pay for burgers

Apple’s big event is just wrapping up and the big news was two new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and near-field payment capabilities. Read more about A bigger iPhone, an Apple Watch and a new way to pay for burgers

FCC might sack NFL blackout rules

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says the NFL no longer needs the government’s help to remain viable and the agency should do away with obsolete blackout rules. Read more about FCC might sack NFL blackout rules

Buffer between Target and banks

We all know that Target got compromised last year, but what some of you might not know is that the banks who issued the credit cards that were compromised are suing Target.  They’re saying that because Target didn’t take sufficient measures to protect the card data the banks had to spend millions of dollars in […]

TiVo announces 24TB Mega DVR: stores up to three years of TV

$5,000 TiVo Mega device is capable of storing up to 26,000 hours of SD programming or 4,000 hours of HD. Read more about TiVo announces 24TB Mega DVR: stores up to three years of TV

Is pay rising with demand in security?

If you follow me on twitter, you know I like to throw out questions occasionally just to stir things up.  On Friday I asked the following question about jobs in the security realm: We keep hearing about how desperate companies are to hire infosec professionals. So how come we still see so many low ball […]

Congratulations, Rich

Wow, it’s been seven years since Rich Mogull left Gartner and started Securosis.  I met him shortly before he took the leap, introduced by a mutual friend, Richard Stiennon.  I worked with Rich and a host of others to organize the first Security Bloggers Meetup at RSA, which is still going, and when I heard […]

FCC’s Wheeler wants more broadband competition

In a speech today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked about the need for more competition in the broadband market and for a change he actually sounded like he knew what he was talking about. Read more about FCC’s Wheeler wants more broadband competition

NYPD Institutes Body Camera Pilot Program After Civilian Deaths

The shooting of Michael Brown sparked debate over police practices and oversight around the country; but a local incident, the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY, has brought about not only a commitment to police retraining, but a new pilot program bringing body-worn cameras to 15% of police precincts in the city. Show More Summary

Vulnerable "Smart" Devices Make an Internet of Insecure Things

The weakest security links in the Internet of Things are often the Things themselves

Enabling Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for Apple ID and DropBox

In light of the recent compromises, you’re probably wondering what could have been done to prevent such attacks. According to some unverified articles it would appear that flaws in Apple’s services allowed an attacker to brute force passwords without any rate limiting or account lockout. While its not publicly known if the attacks were accomplished via brute force […]

Monthly Blog Round-Up – August 2014

Here is my next monthly "Security Warrior" blog round-up of top 5 popular posts/topics this month: “Simple Log Review Checklist Released!” is often at the top of this list – the checklist is still a very useful tool for many people.Show More Summary

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