Kate Scarcella

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“You can’t be what you can’t see”~ Sally Ride ~ I wonder when Sally Ride wrote her letter to NASA, if she knew she would be breaking the ultimate glass ceiling? In 1977, while a PhD student in astrophysics at Stanford, she responded to an article that was in the Stanford Daily stating that NASA…

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You can listen to my Podcast this month, presented by McAfee about Protecting Intellectual Property. Please see below for the different listening options. iTunes Spotify Blog Pocketcast Google Play The podcast is over thirty minutes, so if your time is limited, at eight minutes in the podcast, I begin to speak about data being fluid.…

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Today is World Password Day! What does that mean to you? World Password Day is meant as a reminder for everyone to change your password and think about your digital identity. Do you have the same password for your bank accounts, shopping sites and social media? If you do, stop that behavior today! It is…

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Seeing is Believing In a previous article I have written about telemedicine. http://thatisallfornow.com/?p=16757 I appreciate telemedicine, “skip the trip” mindset, which in some cases, can be quite burdensome. There are many people, who have to schedule personal time off from work, for a doctor’s appointment, which usually results in at least a half day into…

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Smalltalk, it’s a Cleveland Thing Yes, as a former Clevelander, I am playing with the word, Smalltalk.  But did you know that one of the inventors of Smalltalk was from Cleveland, Ohio, and a woman? First, what is Smalltalk?  Simply put, Smalltalk is a programming language that was created as a method for humans to…

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There is a National Girls Collaborate Project I actually loved math, can you imagine?  My father, the doctor, thought it was ill advised to pursue my studies in mathematics; I think he may have changed his mind.  It is never too early to introduce and encourage girls to not only study, but to enjoy, science,…

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Don’t Tell Anyone Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone, but I bought a pair of “smart glasses”! As the end of the year approached, I thought I would be able to get another pair of glasses, at my usual place; but my insurance changed, thus I needed to find a company who took my…

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MTTD Four Years Today, in the cybersecurity community, we understand that it is not if you will be breached, but when you will be breached. When I heard that Starwood guest reservation database had been breached, I was not surprised. I was not surprised, not because we are accustomed to hearing about our personal information,…

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The Anatomy of an Attack Did you know that October is Cybersecurity Month? I would like to share an alarming statistic; Europol threat assessment reported that cybercrime is a three trillion dollar business. The dollar amount is higher than the drug trade which includes; heroin, marijuana and cocaine combined. I hate to paint such a…

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Event Driven Event driven programming is represented by the below flow chart: As I was looking at the flow chart above, I thought about how some people live event driven lives. What do I mean by this statement? There are people who live in a state of rest and become initialized only when an event…