The Children Were Nestled All Snug in Their Beds, While Visions of Cyber Breaches Danced in Their Heads?

Let’s acceptthat most children around the world will not go to sleep on Christmas Eve dreaming of cyber breaches. Most probably won’t think about cyber breaches on Christmas Day either, and that’s a good thing. But those who celebrate Christmas, along with children in nations where Christmas is not celebrated, are not likely thinking much Read more about The Children Were Nestled All Snug in Their Beds, While Visions of Cyber Breaches Danced in Their Heads?[…]

#EpicFail: Rethinking Data Collection to Avoid a Digital Vesuvius

At the end of November 2018, we learned that Marriott International suffered an incredible breach. Five hundred million customers are thought to have been affected. With numbers like that, this breach falls well within the #EpicFail category (think Equifax and Yahoo! as examples). It’s not only the size of this breach that puts it in Read more about #EpicFail: Rethinking Data Collection to Avoid a Digital Vesuvius[…]

The Algorithm: Its Role in Cybersecurity and Elsewhere

In today’s blog, George Platsis looks at the evolving role of AI in cybersecurity and makes the argument for unfettered access to information.     There’s a lot of talk these days about online censorship, public manipulation, mass surveillance, and the role Big Tech plays in society. Okay, so what does any of this have to do with cybersecurity? Well, quite Read more about The Algorithm: Its Role in Cybersecurity and Elsewhere[…]

Bigger is Bitter

The bigger the better is a worn old chestnut of an expression that has distinct applicability to certain professional sports, say basketball for example, and clear downsides when applied to adverse events. In the latter example one might more readily turn to the admonition bequeathed to us by E.F. Schumaker—“Small Is Beautiful”, or at least Read more about Bigger is Bitter[…]

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