Education and Careers

Education and Careers

The Right to Repair Your Electronics Just Got Stronger

In 1998, Congress unanimously passed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to implement two international copyright treaties. Among other provisions, the DMCA addresses the use of technical measures (digital rights management or ...
How to Increase Security in Your Smart Home

How to Increase Security in Your Smart Home

If you’re like millions of people around the world who love tech, your home is no doubt filled to the brim with all sorts of fun and useful internet-enabled gadgets. There’s everything ...

A Costly Convenience: The Dangers of Free Public Wi-Fi

It’s 2018, and free public Wi-Fi is everywhere. We’ve come to expect that cafés, restaurants, airports, subway stations, and even public parks will offer us an internet connection as a basic utility ...
Developing Security Champions within DevOps — CyberSpeak Podcast

Developing Security Champions within DevOps — CyberSpeak Podcast

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Ty Sbano, head of security at Periscope Data, talks about spreading security awareness and building Security Champions in the world... Go on ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 08 – Issue 110

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 08 – Issue 110

Vol 08 Issue 110 November 2018 In This Issue Hi, This Is Your Bank Calling. Social-Engineer News Upcoming classes As a member of the newsletter you have the option to OPT-IN for ...

Don’t Mix the Two Up: What Is the Difference Between Privacy & Security?

Knowing that a tomato is a fruit is knowledge – not adding it to a fruit salad is wisdom. Similarly, having knowledge about privacy and security is good, but true wisdom is ...

Are Your Local Elections at Risk of Being Hacked?

Questions about the integrity of voting mechanisms remain just as pressing now in the 2018 election cycle as they were in 2016. So-called “hacktivists” continued to stage attacks in 2017, and hackers ...

Statistics Canada Asks for Banking Information of 500,000 Canadians

Everyone knows that it’s not a matter of if your private information will be breached. It’s a matter of when. I don’t have much of an expectation of privacy these days. A ...

Watch Out for the “Programmer Who Cracked Your Email” Bitcoin Scam

The internet can be as dangerous a place as any. And every so often, it gets shaken up by some new threat that jeopardizes the safety of users across the globe. Thus, ...
Travel Hacking for the Successful InfoSec Pro

Travel Hacking for the Successful InfoSec Pro

So, you want to be a road warrior? Maybe your job has morphed into something where travel is now part of the fun. Or maybe travel is required to reach that InfoSec ...
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