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Cities, Disneyland, and Software Security

Cities, Disneyland, and Software Security

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I like to think of our modern software infrastructure as being like a large city and posing the same trade-offs between risk and reward. We don’t wander carelessly around cities because of ...
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Is it Time to Update Your Cyber Insurance Strategy?

If anything, 2020 was about preparing for – well, everything. This includes cyberthreats, which have risen sharply in the pandemic era. In 2021, rethinking your cyber insurance strategy should be a top ...
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Presidential Cybersecurity and Pelotons

President Biden wants his Peloton in the White House. For those who have missed the hype, it’s an Internet-connected stationary bicycle. It has a screen, a camera, and a microphone. You can ...
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Insider Risk Threatens Digital Enterprise

Insider risk is not a new attack vector—but it’s perhaps the fastest-growing vulnerability organizations face today. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation, powered by collaboration technologies and SaaS platforms, expanded threat surfaces ...
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Everything You Need to Know About CI/CD and Security

There are a lot of things that you probably are unfamiliar with when it comes to CI/CD and the operating protocols that go along with it. One of the first things that ...

The NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location Data

The NSA has issued an advisory on the risks of location data. Mitigations reduce, but do not eliminate, location tracking risks in mobile devices. Most users rely on features disabled by such ...

The Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity

Interesting research: "Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures": Abstract: Well-meaning cybersecurity risk owners will deploy countermeasures (technologies or procedures) to manage risks to their services or systems. In some cases, those countermeasures ...

COVID-19 Risks of Flying

I fly a lot. Over the past five years, my average speed has been 32 miles an hour. That all changed mid-March. It's been 105 days since I've been on an airplane ...

On Cyber Warranties

Interesting article discussing cyber-warranties, and whether they are an effective way to transfer risk (as envisioned by Ackerlof's "market for lemons") or a marketing trick. The conclusion: Warranties must transfer non-negligible amounts ...

NSA on the Future of National Cybersecurity

Glenn Gerstell, the General Counsel of the NSA, wrote a long and interesting op-ed for the New York Times where he outlined a long list of cyber risks facing the US. There ...