Though full of nonsense and cronyism, this final round of Presidential Medal of Freedom awards given by President Obama includes two extremely worthy recipients – Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton.
This is an excellent reading list as you prepare your Christmas season wish lists. Enjoy!
Several components of this Rule concern me, not the least of which is the potential for abuse. I hope that this delaying strategy works and it can be reconsidered under the new administration.
Please review your Mozilla Firefox installations and patch accordingly.
I applaud this move and Microsoft’s recent acceptance if not enhanced tolerance of the open source movement. I believe this level of open cooperation is an important tool in the fight against cybercrime.
I could not agree more with this post. Tools like OpenDNS Umbrella, IBM’s Trusteer suite, and Cisco AMP have excelled in a post ransomware world because they reply on near-real-time data sources and algorithms to address threats.
Please review your installations of VMWare Fusion and Workstation and patch accordingly.
These types of compromises associated with minor vulnerabilities and drive-by downloads are difficult to defend against in the absence of awareness training. Please take the time to educate your users on download best practices. We cannot continue to allow users to be desensitized to the error messages and warnings that come along with most browsers.
Take the time to properly configure certificates for local machines and properly manage user expectations when browsing.
This article certainly speaks to the value of protecting your PII and seriously considering what you post online.
NIST Password Primer