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​The Treacherous 12 - Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016

The Cloud Security Alliance published “The Treacherous 12 – Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016” last year.  I just saw it cited in a security conference presentation and realized that I had not shared this reference.   311 more words

Risk Management

Do Not Use On-Line Services to Encode or Encrypt Secrets

I received an excellent reminder about protecting secrets from a developer this morning. His advice included:

In the course of development work, many of us need to encode or encrypt strings.   417 more words

Risk Management

Security: Two Factor Authentication #2FA

These days you cannot look at a tech page without the mention of Cybercrime, hackers always seem to be a step-in front. It is time to increase “username and password” with an additional level of security. 149 more words


Book preview: Future Crimes by Marc Goodman

After reading a third of Marc Goodman’s Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World (2015), I am shocked to learn just how much data people and businesses are collecting and leaking over the Internet.That data, combined with the power of technology itself, is allowing the unscrupulous to manipulate people, steal, and finance terrorism across the world. 1,019 more words

Book Preview

Bank leaks 60,000 account details in three character email slip-up

One of Australia’s “big four” banks has found itself caught up in an ongoing problem caused by an errant email.

According to a report late last year, the issue… 967 more words


Chasing the Revenue Dragon

While chasing the smoky revenue dragon, publishers miss a different monster: Data Leakage.

In October The Guardian’s Chief Revenue Officer revealed[1] that numerous ad tech providers in the ad supply chain were extracting up to 70% of advertisers’ money without quantifying the value to the brand. 660 more words

Digital Advertising Ecosystem

Anonymous Italia Robs the Police (Again)

On October 12, 2016, Anonymous Italia launched a cyber offensive against the Polizia Penitenziaria (the Italian penitentiary police) to protest against the “unjust” acquittal of all those involved in the trial of… 440 more words

Cyber Intelligence