Crucial Tech: Madison Horn and the inflection point for Congress

Crucial Tech: Madison Horn and the inflection point for Congress

We are at an inflection point in the US Congress. For decades technology companies have been given free rein to advance and innovate without concern for the negative impact of what they produce. That honeymoon seems to be over, but their lobbying power has kept the weight of regulation relatively far from them. Last week, the House Financial Services Committee advanced the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century…

CTEM – useful or just another acronym?

CTEM – useful or just another acronym?

CTEM is a term that was coined by Gartner (who else?) and is used to encapsulate an approach that seeks to assess and manage the…

Third-party security is almost impossible

Third-party security is almost impossible

There are many themes arising for the RSA Conference next week including tools and services to protect against originating with unsecured third parties in the…

Passwordless Instead of Password Security

Passwordless Instead of Password Security

In 2013, Intel launched World Password Day to raise awareness of the relevance of secure passwords – with limited success. Today we might be at…

Ethics in AI should not be an afterthought

Ethics in AI should not be an afterthought

Ethics in AI is an afterthought in development, making adoption a risky proposition. New industry standards, such as ISO/IEC 42001, and rigorous testing for generative…

Opinion: Deprioritize social media for peace

Opinion: Deprioritize social media for peace

Finding content from legacy media is getting difficult in social media by design of the management of social media companies, while information from radicalized groups,…

7 Most Dangerous Cybersecurity Threats

7 Most Dangerous Cybersecurity Threats

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, each year brings a new set of cybersecurity threats that can put your digital life and sensitive information at…

From Coders to Protectors: Women’s Influence in Cybersecurity

From Coders to Protectors: Women’s Influence in Cybersecurity

The need for knowledgeable people to safeguard our online environment has increased. In this context, women have become significant influences in cybersecurity.

AI is at war with itself

AI is at war with itself

It almost seems that the AI market is an industry at war with itself.

Security issues, regulation, reality dull AI hype

Security issues, regulation, reality dull AI hype

In the last year the tech world has seen some spectacular expectation resets on “revolutionary” technology. Social media has gonemore

Sextortion is criminal, but may not be a crime

Sextortion is criminal, but may not be a crime

“Sextortion” is a popular theme in media and the news, but it may or may not be a big deal. It might not even be…

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Hollywood strikes fight over ownership of biometrics

Hollywood strikes fight over ownership of biometrics

Everybody is going to own their own data. I'm going to own my own data. You going to own your own data. Your mother, your…

How companies are helping customers take responsibility for security

How companies are helping customers take responsibility for security

The goal of these companies is to make the job of protecting user data easier for the user

Book Review: Data for All by John K. Thompson

Book Review: Data for All by John K. Thompson

Data for All by John K. Thompson

The Looming Identity Crisis

The Looming Identity Crisis

Rohit Ghai, CEO of RSA Security

Getting a handle on generative AI, before it gets a handle on us

Getting a handle on generative AI, before it gets a handle on us

No model if you stop at one and two is of any value unless it can sort out whether the information sources that it's actually…

What’s up with TikTok

What’s up with TikTok

TikTok is like a Dickens novel. It’s the best of apps. It’s the worst of apps. There seems to be no in-between. Over the next…

Social media hangs itself in TikTok legislation

Social media hangs itself in TikTok legislation

The debate over the appropriateness of the Congressional action against TikTok can be debated for a long time and probably will until the Senate takes action—which could be weeks. What is less debatable is TikTok’s, and pretty much all of…

A lesson on election security from tea ladies

A lesson on election security from tea ladies

Our current election season faces the same problems as in 2016 and 2020. Foreign adversaries are interfering with the election process. This time we know…

Privacy Not Included Group dings Amazon this year

Privacy Not Included Group dings Amazon this year

That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t buy those whizbang, nifty gifts this weekend, you just need to go into it knowing what you are unleashing upon…

Bolstering Workforce Security During Summer Holidays

Bolstering Workforce Security During Summer Holidays

While we all crave relaxed summer getaways, it’s crucial to understand that adversaries never go on vacation. Unlike in schoolsmore

Boosting digital hygiene without technology

Boosting digital hygiene without technology

When they discuss issues in meetings, we all agree on a passphrase for whatever decision maker is chosen. It’s not shared in emails, texts, or…

Protection against DDoS attacks: do’s and don’ts

Protection against DDoS attacks: do’s and don’ts

The wave of DDoS attacks that flood the Internet daily made everyone aware of the relevance of tDDoS attacks. The question is how to properly…

Cheat Sheet: 3 Best Tips for Safer Internet Day

Cheat Sheet: 3 Best Tips for Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day and we thought we'd try a bit of click-baiting. That explains the headline and, coincidentally, also what this article is…

Scam Bucket: Microsoft reveals year-old Franken-phish campaign

Scam Bucket: Microsoft reveals year-old Franken-phish campaign

Ever heard of Franken-phish? It's a campaign that targets Microsoft 365 users. It sells kits comprised of components of other kits readily available on the…

How Zero Trust supports IT and OT security

How Zero Trust supports IT and OT security

The recent ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure services could not have demonstrated more clearly how interwoven the IT environment is with the control of production…

Scam Bucket: Phishing, Smishing: It’s mostly Facebook’s fault

Scam Bucket: Phishing, Smishing: It’s mostly Facebook’s fault

Smishing is the latest and growing version of phishing. In this case, it is using text messaging platforms to gather passwords and identities and deliver…

Scam Bucket: Dusting your way to a breach

Scam Bucket: Dusting your way to a breach

elf-righteous, but they are imaginative in looking for new ways to rip you off. That's why we are launching this special series, Scam Bucket ,…

The Cybersecurity Cheat Sheet: Zero Trust

The Cybersecurity Cheat Sheet: Zero Trust

Cyber Protection Magazine is proud to introduce a new series of articles explaining fancy terms of cybersecurity. We will keep them short, to the point…

Do you really know cloud security?

Do you really know cloud security?

Since the introduction of cloud computing it has been touted as a “more secure” option than local servers. As the number of data breaches in…

Scam Bucket: Credit card fraud is inevitable

Murky third-party agreements weaken healthcare privacy controls

Scam bucket: “Brushing” scams are hard to defend

Experts leery of “benefits” of AI

Commentary: Move fast and break AI

Scam Bucket: The Paxful Wallet/Venmo Scam

Before you post, would you bet your job on it?

Study: Consumers ambivalent about deep fake content

Scam bucket: USPS Smishing

Meta’s Threads threatens personal security for women seeking abortions