Posted in deep thoughts

some thoughts on Memorial Day

For most of us, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, or a day off, or a shopping day. …

Posted in online security worst practices

is your browser going to rat you out?

Your browser is a dirty stinkin rat.  There… I said it.  According to research conducted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation…

Posted in online security

terabits (and risks) under the sea

Satellites get all the glamor with their showy rocket liftoffs and space shuttle missions, but in reality, over 99% of…

Posted in best practices online security

it’s (not always) nice to share…

Now that Facebook has made their privacy settings just a bit less complex than, say, the US Tax Code or…

Posted in my travels

i (helped to) discover a new asteroid!

Over the past few days, I have been on Mount Lemmon in Arizona attending Astronomy Camp.  I’ll give you a…

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i’m invincible! (you’re a looney!)

We security professionals tend to underestimate our own vulnerability to threats like phishing. Here is a really good article by…

Posted in old tech

NerdCation 1 – Titan Missile Silo Museum

As a child of the cold war, nuclear armageddon was one of the major boogeymen which haunted my dreams. Well,…

Posted in useful stuff

WhereFi? ThereFi!

Here’s a handy resource for the busyness traveler… the HotelChatter 2010  Hotel WiFi Report lets you know where you can…

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massachusetts kicks data protection butt!

Now I have two things which I really like about Massachussets – The Friendly Toast in Cambridge (mmm… Caribbean waffles)…