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Covid-19 and Changes to the Cybersecurity Landscape Covid-19 has changed the cybersecurity threat landscape. Often, the cybersecurity community looks to reduce the attack surface and provide less opportunity for bad actors. But Covid-19 has opened a very wide door and Advance Persistent Threats are on the rise, targeting businesses and individuals. Personally, I have had…

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What Does the Data Tell Us? We have a belief that more data equals better decisions. But many times the data that we receive is not accurate and complete, and we are only getting a partial view of what we really need to know, in order to make solid decisions. Recently, it was discovered that…

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IoT It Is the Data not the Device  The Internet of Things, IoT, is a game changer for businesses that are able to define use cases that will not only provide data critical to their business model, but will strategically help them to quickly identify opportunities. In order to achieve the results from business, IT…

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The Weight of Mobility I have a love/hate relationship with the mobile phone.  I appreciate and am fascinated by how a smart phone works, but hate the invasion into our personal life. Have you seen what is happening in China? In order to initiate new mobile phone service, the customer must submit to a facial…

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Our Smart Phones are Listening Lately, I have noticed that I am receiving adds for items, that I have spoken about but have not searched for on the Internet. At first, I thought it was just a coincidence, but it has happened too many times for us to ignore. It has led me to wonder;…

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Industry 4.0 I remember, while in school, being fascinated by the Industrial Revolution; so much so that when I returned to visit my grandmother, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the roll of film, which I shot, was of smokestacks from Bethlehem Steel not of her and I. The Industrial Revolution 1.0, mechanized and created industry, which altered…

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“Danger, Will Robinson”   I love technology and believe it is vital for children to be engaged in it, at an early age. Recently, I asked my seven year old great-niece, what is a computer; and she responded perfectly: “They tell you what to do.” I immediately thought, I have some reprograming to do here.…

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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…