Over the past few weeks I’ve run across, either personally or via press, case after case of companies with poor security practices. These aren’t small shops like Bob’s Bait and eCommerce site, rather big brand name organizations that have sophisticated security practices. So why do these things continue to happen?
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There’s been a lot of commentary about Facebook selling data to third party companies over the past week or so. The distaste is understandable, but no one should be surprised. Just who do folks think Facebooks customers are?
Today we’re constantly asked to make decisions that have security and privacy implications. Most of the time these are individually innocuous, but collectively they present significant risk. All too often, we simply click yes, plug in the cable, share the wifi password, or give up personal information. Instead, before even asking if it’s secure, ask […]
I travel for business and while Lyft is a growing part of my travel plans, I still frequently rent cars. And I carry a cigarette adapter and mini-phono cable to connect to the car speakers. Yep, Bluetooth and USB connections are something to avoid.
I often get asked for recommendations on how to stay safe online – here’s a good start of things to think about.
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 […]