Did the Russians get Anywhere close to Hacking our 2016 Election?

Did the Russians get Anywhere close to Hacking our 2016 Election? Like with most of the hacks, it all begins the same way, unpatched vulnerable systems, and untrained personnel. That is all it takes for an opportunistic criminal or nation-state hacker to gain...
Big Data, Data Brokers and Your Information

Big Data, Data Brokers and Your Information

Big Data, Data Brokers and Your Information   Big Data brokers collect our data and establish “hidden” ratings about us before selling it to those who will pay. This information is used by marketers, insurance companies, credit companies, and merchants. ...
Online Voting is a Disaster waiting to Happen

Online Voting is a Disaster waiting to Happen

Online Voting is a Disaster waiting to Happen   If it is connected it can be hacked.  The risk of only digital data that can not be audited is just a sure way to assure meddling and hacking of our elections. The integrity of our elections must remain paramount if...
Cybercrime is Zeroing in on Healthcare Organizations

Cybercrime is Zeroing in on Healthcare Organizations

Cybercrime is Zeroing in on Healthcare Organizations   It seems that almost everything today is connected and more connections to the internet are made daily. One industry where this is more problematic is Healthcare. Why?  Medical data is worth big bucks — up to...
It is People and Shortcuts Not MFA that’s the Issue and Biometrics is not the Answer

It is People and Shortcuts Not MFA that’s the Issue and Biometrics is not the Answer

It is People and Shortcuts Not MFA that’s the Issue and Biometrics is not the Answer   There is a risk to Multi-factor authentication — but it why? Most businesses who choose to use it — decide to use the most insecure version of it. Hackers already...
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