When you think of a whistleblower at any time other than 11:59 on New Year’s Eve, you probably have in mind someone who put themselves in grave career (or physical) jeopardy to expose wrongdoings at the highest corporate or governmental levels.
It’s been a great 2023 for some. For others, it’s been amazingly frustrating to see the cost of everything seemingly double from where things were a few years ago.
Biometric security is as old as fingerprints first being lifted from crime scenes. The idea, of course, is that there are certain unique biometric signatures we all have.
Funny how holidays spring up, and people often forget their true origins or meaning. Halloween (the American version at least) has roots in the Salem, Massachusetts' puritan days of the 1600’s.
We’re building out an update of our LAX Los Angeles conference center and looking forward to inviting all those IT staffers the world over with whom we’ve been connecting via video meetings—but this time in person.
Where are most of the US Military’s secrets and not so secrets ending up? Not in one of the cybercriminal hotbed countries, but in the ancient trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan route, the city of Timbuktu.
Alexander Pope famously wrote, “to err is human, to forgive divine.” It’s usually a nice, refined thing to say to someone when you screw up—the implication is that people make mistakes, and to look past those mistakes is an uncommonly gracious thing to do.
Seeing as we’re well into baseball season, I’d like to bring up the example of the winningest team in modern baseball history: the 1998 New York Yankees. Including the playoffs, they won an astounding 125 times out of 175 games including a 4-0 sweep in the World Series.
Here’s the situation: Like a lot of people, you’ve been working from home for a while and your resistance to colds/flu bugs has been lowered. Now that you’re back in the office for few days a week, you’ve begun to get exposed to all those pesky bugs again.
You may be barricaded inside the best of (fire)walls, but you could still be exposed by your recipients’ nostalgia for their memorable passwords. Joseph Heller, author of Catch 22, famously wrote that “just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Many Generation Xers out there may recall that Kurt Cobain also used this […]
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