Linked: 35 years ago ‘rock porn’ Senate hearings made a free-speech showdown
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Linked: 35 years ago ‘rock porn’ Senate hearings made a free-speech showdown

Young people may not remember this, but I was 17-18 when this was happening, and I remember it well. And, mostly, I remember this lesson:   Diving into this 1985 time capsule is instructive in showing just how fevered arguments over the boundaries of free expression almost always are. These hearings also demonstrate how moral…

Talking Privacy and Security on the Nuix Unscripted Podcast
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Talking Privacy and Security on the Nuix Unscripted Podcast

Corey Tomlinson from Nuix reached out after reading my blog post about their software demo to engage me in a conversation with him and Hoke Smith, also from Nuix, about the issues raised. Specifically, we wanted to talk about the fine lines organizations walk between monitoring their network and devices for misuse or data leak,…

Linked: Sale of 4 Million Stolen Cards Tied to Breaches at 4 Restaurant Chains
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Linked: Sale of 4 Million Stolen Cards Tied to Breaches at 4 Restaurant Chains

Krebs lists the details, but really does it matter? There have been so many breaches that I think we’d all do well to just follow this advice: Just remember that while consumers are not liable for fraudulent charges, it may still fall to you the┬áconsumer┬áto spot and report any suspicious charges. So keep a close…

Linked: The 1 Thing You Must Do When Stress at Work Takes Its Toll
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Linked: The 1 Thing You Must Do When Stress at Work Takes Its Toll

Stress and anxiety will happen to everyone eventually, and we’d do well to remember that, but too many do quite the opposite: If you struggle with anxiety at work, chances are, you’re also struggling with adding insult to injury: The “injury” is the anxiety, and the “insult” is being cruel to yourself about it. The…