SSL certificates today are to security as balsa wood is to strength. (New Microsoft advisory forunauthorized SSL certificate issuance reported yesterday by Google.) Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: All I Want for Christmas Is a Meaningful SSL Certificate
This week the US will celebrate Thanksgiving, which historically means drastic increases in cranberry consumption, football (US-style) viewing, Friday morning shopping related trampling of little old ladies in the rush to grab $99 tablet computers - and some actual giving of thanks. 2013 has not been one of your better security years. The year started … Continue reading Has There Been Anything to Be Thankful For, Security-wise, In 2013?
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