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How to protect yourself from most hacks

A very good friend of mine was very concerned about the recent news release on Kaspersky and removed their software from his computer. Probably a good idea to remove Kaspersky, but if you are doing that, there are some bigger, perhaps … Continue reading

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Who is talking to Alexa?

It seems like only a week after I wrote about the need for Voice Authentication on Alexa, Engadget published this article about how Siri and Alexa are Vulnerable to nefarious commands.  Basically researchers were sending commands in ultra high frequencies and getting the … Continue reading

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Thinking about Information Security in 2018 and beyond

I have been thinking about the direction Information Security will take these next five years. The pace at which change is occurring in the daily lives of human beings is simply astounding; with new technology making its way into our … Continue reading

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Passed AWS SysOps Associate Exam!

Hi! I passed the AWS SysOps Associate exam, so I wanted to spend a few minutes and give my thoughts on it. I can’t give any data on actual questions, because that breaks the AWS NDA, but I do have … Continue reading

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SOPHOS – Security SOS Botnet Webinar Write-up

“SOPHOS – Security SOS Botnet Webinar” Write-up by Chris Henson VERY early last Thursday, I attended the Sophos Security SOS ‘ Botnets – Malware that makes you part of the problem’ Webinar.  The Webinar was early because it was hosted … Continue reading

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate: Study Sheet – Monitoring Section

Hi friends, I recently passed the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam. Woo Hoo! And although this was a cool accomplishment, I feel that I barely have my toe in the water when it comes to knowledge with in … Continue reading

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Front row perspective from Brian Krebs’ 2017 Keynote!

  I had the amazing honor of getting front row for Brian Krebs’ KeyNote speech at the SailPoint Navigate Conference Last week in Austin, TX! Brian is an exceptional a Public Speaker, just as he is an exceptional writer. Krebs … Continue reading

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