We’ve forgotten that things like stuffing ballot boxes, buying votes with alcohol, missing and broken voting machines, and all other manner of manipulation occurred in the past (some more recent than others). I’d argue that on balance, our elections today are the most fraud-free that they’ve ever been, but with the advent of more and […]
This week’s Friday Photo takes us back to Moab, and one of the collection of petroglyphs that can be found in the area.
I watched Apple’s iOS and MacOS keynote with a lot of interest. Security, privacy, encryption, and two-factor all got some attention, either in the updates or on the main stage – it’s really cool to see a company build a product strategy around those capabilities. At the same time, they’re removing granular decisions about how […]
This week’s photo is from a trip a few years back. There’s an old Liberty ship that ran around off the coast of Lanai in Hawaii.
Losing a phone is painful. Getting a bill for fraudulent calls is a gut punch. And yet we get conflicting advice and misleading reliance on remote-wipe features and their effectiveness. What to do?
The latest strain of ransomware has been in the news, accompanied by somewhat sensationalistic news coverage. Yes, it’s a big deal, but not unexpected – ransomware is only going to get worse. Right now it’s focused on availability, next it’ll be integrity (more on that in the next post). One question that’s just starting to […]
Airplanes and laptop bans have been in the news a lot recently. Is it a good idea? Nope.