January 4, 2012    /    by

2012 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in Government

Its that time of year when we ask: where are we heading in regards to cybersecurity in 2012? Also, where have we been?

December 28, 2011    /    by

Holiday Week Security Fun: From Top T-shirts to Tech Humor

But one of my children said, "Why don't you write something fun for all those people who have to work between now and New Years Eve. How about some computer jokes, funny security stories or a list of your top 5 or 10 geek/nerd or security T-shirts?"

December 18, 2011    /    by

What is the Promoting and Enhancing Cybersecurity and Information Sharing Effectiveness (PrECISE) Act?

A new cybersecurity bill was introduced by members of the House Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, December 15, 2011. Named the Promoting and Enhancing Cybersecurity and Information Sharing Effectiveness Act (PrECISE Act), the proposal would establish a federal overseer as a quasi-government agency which would coordinate information sharing between the private and public sector.

December 7, 2011    /    by

Career Advice: Professionals Can Learn About Success, Humility and Endurance from Tim Tebow

Despite his weaknesses, Tebow is winning over the hearts and minds in America. We love our underdogs, because most of us have our failings and weaknesses too. Our lives are full of the critics,... We just dont see our mistakes paraded around as publically or as often as Tim Tebow.

December 1, 2011    /    by

Mobile Phone Firestorm: Carrier IQ Software Causing Privacy Concerns

Privacy concerns are growing regarding the use of Carrier IQ software in many mobile phones.

November 27, 2011    /    by

Cyber Monday: Are You Shopping From Work?

Its that time of year again. Cyber Monday has arrived, and recent survey results say that 50% of Americans do some holiday shopping from work.

November 23, 2011    /    by

New Report: Illinois Water System Was Not Hacked

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the Illinois water system in Springfield was not hacked.

November 21, 2011    /    by

Hacking Illinois Water: Seven Questions and Six Answers

The top technology story at the end of last week involved multiple news sources reporting a cyber attack that penetrated a US public water system in Illinois. Heres what we know, and what we dont.

November 13, 2011    /    by

Hacker Group Spends Years Developing Sophisticated Duqu Trojan

The Duqu Trojan, which is also known as son of Stuxnet, was discovered just two months ago and is getting headlines for the sense of humor that its creators have revealed in the code. According to Kaspersky Lab, the hacker group behind the Duqu Trojan may have been working on the code for more than four years.

November 6, 2011    /    by

Cyber Crime: Hackers Are Hacking Each Other Too

New reports sound like they could be promoting a popular television drama series on mobsters - with a new technology twist. Something like: The Sopranos go cyber.