America wonders what path Trump will tread on cybersecurity

Privacy is a concern as we move forward with this administration.  I am curious to watch President-Elect Trump’s position on IT security and privacy mature over the first 100 days.

‘Ransomware’ attack halts payments on San Francisco Muni network

It appears everyone in the San Francisco Area got a pre-holiday treat in the form of free rides on the city’s muni system.  Needless to say, as minor as this hack seems to be, remember that the muni system could also be manipulated in other ways that are less friendly.  And this was only one of many critical systems in the city’s IT infrastructure.

Every move you make, every click you take, we’ll be watching you

I too spent some time on ClickClickClick and I must admit that the experience was quite sobering.  There is nothing unexpected in the experience for anyone familiar with the intrusive nature of web data mining, but it is none the less scary to see it presented in such an interactive and violating form.  This will certainly be a teaching tool that I will turn to in the future for some of my end user education platforms.