In the absence of a federal privacy law, that would establish unified privacy rights of citizens, I applaud Colorado, to the be latest state to enact legislature that protects its residents. States are leading the charge to protect American’s privacy
I am honored to join the United Cybersecurity Alliance advisory board. This organization is focused to improve the cybersecurity industry by driving and celebrating equity, inclusion, and equality for a diverse workforce that possesses the skills to
Without trust, the adoption slows and therefore spending diminishes over time, which reduces available resources for innovation. Everything becomes inhibited and our digital world stagnates or grinds to a halt.
Cybersecurity (security, privacy, and sa
It has been suggested that any new development will include less than 1% original code. If this isn’t presently true, it will likely be as time progresses.
With any security program, the goal is to identify the vulnerabilities, the relate
As our world embraces a digital transformation, innovative technologies bring greater opportunities, cost efficiencies, abilities to scale globally, and entirely new service capabilities to enrich the lives of people globally. But there is a catch.
I am excited to join the development team for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Cities and Communities Framework (SCCF) with a focus on cybersecurity and privacy. The volunteer team is working to develop a comprehe
Vice magazine recently reported that the Avast anti-virus company was harvesting their customer’s browsing data and selling it to other companies. This included what sites, keyword searches, YouTube videos, and other data which showcased user’s acti
Privacy Day promotes the fundamental principles of being able to control your personal information and to raise awareness of the risks in our digital society. The advancement and adoption of communication technology have elevated this issue to a worl
Avast was recently caught selling user's web browsing data. Sensitive data like website destinations, search terms, and even what videos customers watched were collected by Avast software residing on customers' computers. The data was repackaged an
Artificial intelligence – more specifically, the machine learning (ML) subset of AI - has a number of privacy problems.
Not only does ML require vast amounts of data for the training process, but the derived system is also provided with access to even
For over 30 years I have continually sought-out new professional challenges, been enticed at opportunities to overcome near-impossible obstacles, and have taken on new roles to further the cybersecurity industry.
It is time for the next big move and
The Coronavirus pandemic is changing how people receive healthcare with a shift to more remote diagnosis options being rolled out as a first line of care. The advantages are many, but as an unfortunate result, healthcare data breaches will begin to
Zoom is in crisis mode, facing grave and very public concerns regarding the trust in management’s commitment for secure products, the respect for user privacy, the honesty of its marketing, and the design decisions that preserve a positive user exper
Cybersecurity in 2020 will be evolutionary but not revolutionary. Although there is always change and churn, much of the foundational drivers remain relatively stable. Attacks in the next 12 months are likely to persist in ways already known but ta
Being a champion for digital privacy is no easy task. The perception of privacy and its importance is constantly in flux and radically different around the globe. I am honored to be a part of this dynamic and determined community that protects and
It is always nice to see projects that are open and free to use, to advance technology in secure, private, and safe ways. Curiosity Labs provides startups and established companies a no-cost real-world testing infrastructure to innovate smart city a
Watch panelists Chris Roberts, G. Mark Hardy, and Matthew Rosenquist at VShield 2020
I had the honor to be on a distinguished panel with the incredibly knowledgeable G. Mark Hardy and the infamous white-hat hacker Chris Roberts. We discussed the evol
Does society want governments to take on the role of protecting the Internet? Should the Internet be considered a Critical Infrastructure and therefore be overseen by governments? Will such actions undermine privacy and liberty or will it be demanded
Recent verified reports highlight exploitable vulnerabilities in Apple’s security chip that cannot be patched! The announcement adds to the growing concerns and shifting perceptions about hardware security.
Hardware-based security has pros and cons.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It is a time to consider the risks we accept everyday when using computers and what we can do to better protect ourselves.
I have a challenge for each and every person. Something that will help people indiv
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