Krebs – FBI: Kindly Reboot Your Router Now, Please

Thank you to Mr. Krebs for the excellent coverage.  Whether this announcement by the FBI and Cisco is truly urgent or a little more cautious than necessary, the underlying security procedures are sound.  Please keep your firmware current.  Rotate all your system passwords and use stronger randomized values whenever possible.  These simple steps can provide better, long term security.

An Industry In Transition: Key Tech Trends In 2018

This is certainly an interesting read.  I particularly agree that a shift to Integrity and Availability is coming.  Users are finally starting to understand that cyber threats are not purely matters involving the confidentiality of data.  Uptime and reliability of information are becoming more and more paramount in the minds of the average data consumer.

I am also intrigued by the various paths that blockchain technology is taking.  This is a technology evolution worth paying close attention to.