Owner of custom Google Glass-type eyewear bullied, assaulted while on vacation

July 1, 2012. A vacation night in Paris for a family who just wants a little taste of home and a quick bite to eat. So they head to McDonalds. But once there, they get more than a little taste of home.Unfortunately, the employees at...

How BlackBerry's decline will force BYOD

The Bring Your Own Device approach to mobility has plenty of issues, from who can wipe the device to who owns the data. Companies have been handling these issues in small pilot projects, manageable test sets, and in some cases,...

UK government NOT invading anyone's privacy with new MitM black boxes

So the UK is going to use “Black Boxes” for MitM (Man in the Middle) surveillance of all Gmail, Facebook, and, in fact, any SSL encrypted pages. The black box will decrypt them all, separate the header data from the content, and pass...

Why camera systems fail

Video Surveillance Systems aren’t cheap. They’re useful as deterrents or investigative tools and they make people feel safe, but they’re not cheap. Are they cheaper than keeping an entire extra staff on hand to keep eyeballs on the...

Some thoughts on transparency in the cloud

David Lingenfelter from Fiberlink is on enough working groups about “Cloud” to float away, if he so desired. From the Cloud Security Alliance to NIST Cloud groups, the man knows the players on the circuit.He recently gave a talk...

Cobalt Strike, Zero Day review

Free or paid? How about yes? These days, both is a legitimate answer. As a matter of fact, it's a darn good marketing strategy. After all, drug dealers and Microsoft have been using it for years. "The first taste is always free!"...

Revolutionizing the password, and other musings from the Infragard Day of Learning

On Friday, June 8, 2012, Philadelphia Infragard Day of Learning was held at a beautiful conference center owned by Pfizer. The multitude of FBI agents, local and not-so-local LEO's (Law Enforcement Officers), Digital Forensics...

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