Cameras, cameras everywhere, and most of them are recording the habits of non-terrorist, non-criminal citizens. Does that bother you at all?
My prediction is that 2016 will see a new IT security paradigm take hold, one based on viewing and designing the Internal Network as a hostile environment. This model will be based on an “Assume Breach” assumption and IT Security focus will move back from the perimeter to the internal network.
Facebook’s Privacy Checkup is a step in the right direction to make people aware of what info they are sharing and who they are sharing it with. We’d like to see more granular control over the app settings, though.
She wouldn’t force tech companies to give backdoor access to encrypted information to law enforcement, but her alternative shows a lack of understanding.
We’ll look at a few examples of how IFTTT can store stuff in the cloud using either Dropbox or Google Drive, then you can experiment from there.
You might be surprised to see how many old, unused apps are still connected to you Facebook account, possibly still collecting your data.
This week’s news highlights the need to educate people on security basics, how to avoid scams and the potential issues surrounding Smart TVs and other IoT devices.
The festive season always appears to encourage scammers and spammers and a great interactive map from Norse Corp may just start showing an uptick in attacks soon to reflect that. Meanwhile, a Kickstarter project and Amazon highlight how account security is as important as ever while offering a way to bolster yours.
Over 16 million people have agreed to give up almost every private detail about themselves to a company they likely know nothing about just to play a quiz.
The gist for this week is stay safe, be secure, keep up to date, check your security and break into the what is arguably the most exciting profession in the world.