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Internet of Things Infographic or WordSplat or Heat Map - Whatever Those Things Are Called

Monday night I was on a "Security and Privacy for the Internet of Things" panel with FTC Commissioners Julie Brill and MaureenOhlhausen at an Online Trust Alliance event. As a thought exercise, OTA director Craig Spiezle had the audience each say the one word that came to mind when they thought of the term "Internet … Continue reading Internet of Things Infographic or WordSplat or Heat Map - Whatever Those Things Are Called


Twelve Word Tuesday: Dick Cheney Could Have Avoided Surgery if The Internet of Things Was Opt-in

5 connections/human: is Internet of Things privacy possible with opt-out as default? (FTC Internet of Things Privacy Workshop today - look here) (Puzzled by the title of this post - look here) Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Dick Cheney Could Have Avoided Surgery if The Internet of Things Was Opt-in


Using the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Contract to Make Real Advances in Security

On 7 November in Washington DC, SANS held a Department of Homeland Security Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (DHS CDM) Award Workshop. If you are not familiar with DHS CDM, details can be found here but here is a quick summary: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program has proposed three … Continue reading Using the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Contract to Make Real Advances in Security


Twelve Word Tuesday: Learning from the Automotive Industry: Moving Security from Rustproofing to OnStar

If software, like modern cars, came rustproofed security focus could shift upstream. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Learning from the Automotive Industry: Moving Security from Rustproofing to OnStar


Twelve Word Tuesday: Think Local and Beware Advanced Threat Detection That Relies on Magical Clouds

If cloud-based malware inspection is all-powerful, why were AV vendors APT blind? Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Think Local and Beware Advanced Threat Detection That Relies on Magical Clouds