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Apr 18, 2017

NewsCast for Tuesday April 18th, 2017

 

Dallas Tornado Sirens Hijacked

  • Tornado sirens in Dallas all simultaneously went off
  • Suspected hijacking of the emergency system, lots of speculation of how this happened
  • Now believed to be a radio hijack
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Apr 6, 2017

Pew Center Survey Finds Americans Lack Understanding of Cybersecurity Measures

  • Most ‘typical’ users simply don’t understand security because it’s “magic” to them
  • Basics must be understood by average Jane - attackers count on you not knowing
  • How do you take knowledge and push to enterprise, while...


Mar 21, 2017

The Cost of Cybercrime - Let’s Take a Different Perspective

  • Cybercrime is reported as a $450B drag on the economy; the absolute number sounds big
  • The question to ask: “How big is the global economy?”
  • Turns out that this is only 0.57% of the global economy, in 2014 (nominal)
  • By way of contrast - how many...


Feb 21, 2017

This week, fresh on the close of RSA Conference 2017 James, Michael and I discuss the happenings of the conference, lessons, and features along with some inside anecdotes you won't get from anywhere else. Of course, we add our own unique blend of snark and humor - but that's what gets you listening and coming back...


Feb 8, 2017

It is that time of year of W-2 Scams

 

Cops use pacemaker data to charge homeowner with arson, insurance...