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So Many ATM Threats, So Little Time

OK, so most of us know that we need to be aware of our surroundings as we use our bank cards, but as the cybersecurity industry evolves, so too do the...

You ARE being watched

We have heard this a time or two before, but let’s just take a minute to really think about this. I start my day by grabbing my phone (with a front camera)...

U.S. Lawmakers Chastise Russians, Putin

In the latest installment of what is sure to be an ongoing saga through the November 8 U.S. presidential election (and quite possibly continuing long after), high-profile Democrats are now publicly...

Yahoo Breach Largest in Cybersecurity History?

It’s almost a given, as you are reading this story that Yahoo, the Internet giant, is reacting to an absolute barrage of publicity surrounding reports of a massive breach…estimated to involve...

“First World Problems,” Make Room For “Internet of Things Problems”

In my family, we have a kind of chorus, usually said together: “First World Problems.” It’s generally invoked to denote any issue (the car registration got lost in the mail), annoyance (the...

FBI Seeking to Indict Russian Hackers

Amid nearly global speculation that there will be a disruption of the November 8th U.S. presidential election process by Russian hackers, the FBI stance is that to do nothing, in response...

How Does 0% Unemployment Sound?

Remember way back in late 2008/early 2009, when the fiscal crisis and ensuing recession was just picking up speed in the U.S.? Unemployment rates rose to nearly 10% by the end...

Securing Olympic Athletes’ Medical Secrets

Sports are huge in the Bay Area, even given Silicon Valley’s reputation for “nerdiness;” and the communities typically included in the Bay Area designation have many legitimate sports teams to cheer...

Will Britain Censor the Internet?

Think of the most Internet-censored countries in the world. Go ahead, we’ll wait. You probably picked North Korea, China, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Iran, Vietnam, maybe Myanmar (Burma), Tunisia, perhaps Syria. You don’t generally think...

The New Cold War

For the past few months, like new best friends, the words “Russia” and “hacking” seem to be everywhere together. Russian cyber agents – both state-affiliated and not – have been all over...