Why technologists need to get involved in public policy? – Bruce Schneier

Why technologists need to get involved in public policy? – Bruce Schneier

Bruce makes some interesting points in this presentation, it’s certainly something to think about. First, watch: I’ll be honest, I’ve been on the side of leaving technology alone for the most part, but his point about the legal industry, and how public policy law is a huge area of focus, and how even law schools…

Linked: How to Build a Rock-Solid Cybersecurity Culture
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Linked: How to Build a Rock-Solid Cybersecurity Culture

I find this approach to building awareness around security refreshing, because I’m betting the answers to these questions may not be what you’d expect: “Go ahead — survey a few co-workers with this question,” says Gamblin, a principal security engineer with Kenna Security, as he plants his tongue firmly in his cheek. “Were you satisfied…

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

The EDRM Has a New Home: With Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad Gathering social media as evidence in e-discovery A roundup of the Nuix User Exchange: discovery is more than just…discovery Coming up on 21 years of Cluetrain Windows 7’s End of Life is real and the rumors of life after death are somewhat exaggerated…

Linked: Samsung: Anyone’s thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone
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Linked: Samsung: Anyone’s thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone

This seems like a pretty major “miss” on security. “The British couple who discovered the security issue told the Sun newspaper it was a “real concern”. After buying a £2.70 gel screen protector on eBay, Lisa Neilson registered her right thumbprint and then found her left thumbprint, which was not registered, could also unlock the…

Linked: Mental Health Is A Leading Cause For Why People Are Quitting Their Jobs—Here’s What You Need To Do Now
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Linked: Mental Health Is A Leading Cause For Why People Are Quitting Their Jobs—Here’s What You Need To Do Now

I suspect that many workplaces do not encourage the behavior listed in this quote below: Don’t worry about being perfect and what others think. Delegate tasks and ask for help when you need it. Take a mental health day off every so often. Go away on a vacation. Be open and honest with your feelings…

Phishing Infographic

Picked this up from Digital Guardian, and really there’s a lot of good things to remind people about, whether it be email, phone calls, or social media phishing attempts, so I’m sharing it here too. If you want a printed version for your office, you can get one from their website.   Infographic by Digital…