Bots and Retail: From Bricks to Clicks

As we step around the smoldering husks of systems from the holiday shopping season and those that were affected by Spectre and Meltdown madness, we can’t help but to look at the road that took us to this point. Of course I’m being somewhat tongue and cheek. Years ago I spent some time working in a record shop. It was a part time job while I took courses in university and worked in a local radio station. I was an aspiring bass player for a band, a radio DJ and I was working in a record shop. I’m not sure if I could have been more of a cliché had I tried. But back then I learned the ins and…
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Does Your Cybersecurity Strategy Include Jedi Knights and Imperials?

What makes for a good cyber security strategy? There are all sorts of directions we could take this discussion. For instance, do you handle security issues in a reactive or proactive manner? Do you become unnecessarily preoccupied by the possible threat posed by the sharks in the ocean? Or better still, on how you will deal with all of the potential eventualities that could spring forth from that ocean? Your approach is key. A security practice isn’t about being merely reactionary. It has to have a solid long game. One that is built with a strong base. What I’m most interested in for the…
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Unnecessary Doxing Of A Researcher

Doxing and ransomware were unfortunate bedfellows this weekend when we saw the unnecessary doxing of a researcher during the massive WannaCry ransomware outbreak. I’m pissed and I’m looking at you The Sun UK, The Daily Mail and The Telegraph. A security researcher using the Twitter handle @MalwareTechBlog became an accidental hero when he managed to The post Unnecessary Doxing Of A Researcher appeared first on Liquidmatrix Security Digest.
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Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board of Directors

Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board Election! That’s right, I am looking for your vote! I’m starting my new campaign for the (ISC)2 Board of Directors because I want to help build the (ISC)2 for the members! I would like to add new (old) blood to the board in a bid to my lessons learned The post Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board of Directors appeared first on Liquidmatrix Security Digest.
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Liquidmatrix Nominated for Security Blogger Awards

I was rather pleased to see that Liquidmatrix was nominated in the Best Security Podcast category for the Security Blogger Awards this year. While we would love nothing better than to break out of our Susan Lucci-esque rut, I do want to make sure that folks who are kind enough to vote for us…play by The post Liquidmatrix Nominated for Security Blogger Awards appeared first on Liquidmatrix Security Digest.
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