July 7, 2012 /
Over the past few weeks, global news outlets have been warning users about Malware Monday and the pending Internet shutdown on July 9, 2012, for computers still infected with the DNSChanger malware. While the issue is certainly real, this blogger believes many headlines were (and still are) too alarmist. Can we learn anything from this?
June 30, 2012 /
I was recently on vacation with my family in Ocean City, Maryland. As I powered up my iPad from our fifth floor condo on 136th Street, more than a half dozen wireless networks popped up. I asked myself: Can I use (or trust) any of these? Are they free? Is it worth the risk, if they are?
June 16, 2012 /
What's appropriate and what's not regarding the use of social networks? Beyond formal codes of conduct at work, what behaviors and attitudes will likely lead to trouble? What tips can we share from those who have gone before us and learned about the good, the bad and the ugly? What good habits enable a positive experience in the long run? And, what are some examples of social media technology being used in destructive ways that undermine relationships?
June 10, 2012 /
Computer experts from around the world are warning users to change passwords immediately following the announcements that millions of passwords from LinkedIn, eHarmony and Lastfm were posted on hacker websites.
June 4, 2012 /
A new era began this weekend in cyberspace. Starting with the New York Times article dated June 1, 2012, which proclaimed: Obama Order Sped Up Wave of CyberAttacks Against Iran, the global discourse regarding cyber attacks has now shifted.
May 28, 2012 /
How do social networking sites get attacked by hackers? What methods are used? Why are attacks successful? What can be done to improve security on social networks?
May 20, 2012 /
Ever since I read Megatrends in 1988, Ive been fascinated by predictions about how technology will alter our daily lives in the near-future. One area that is evolving quickly is our shopping experiences both online and offline.
May 12, 2012 /
Most of us always trying to do multiple activities at the same time. But is it really working?
May 6, 2012 /
How much attention should cyber pros pay to comments from the "noobs" about technology and security?
April 28, 2012 /
Opinions are all over the map on "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) to work. Here are some viewpoints and a poll.