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In Other News | Posted 26 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Zuckerberg Privacy Issue | 2,698 views

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is upset that one of her Facebook pictures was a little more public than she intended. Callie Schweitzer was able to see the picture because of an indirect relationship between their …

Black Billboard

Instagram is about to update their Terms of Service. While new terms state that individual users own their content, user must agree to allow Instagram to use your likeness or photos for sponsored content or promotions (read “ads”). There’s …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Medical Device Hacking | 1,434 views
NBC News has posted an article covering the recent GAO report about hacking of medical devices. According to the report
Defense In Depth | Posted 30 May 2012 | Comments Off on GTRI Launches Titan | 5,058 views
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has announced the launch of a new weapon to fight against industrial espionage. The project will help...
Communications | Posted 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | 3,700 views

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent of the proposed legislation is require that cell phone consumers …

In Other News | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Sites Go Dark to Protest SOPA | 5,721 views

Several popular website are going dark to protest the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation. Wikipedia has announced that the English version of the site will be dark today. Other notable sites protesting the legislation include theĀ Tor Project, Reddit

Data Management | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on IT Zanshin | 1,917 views
Secure Data

This article is part one of a three part series on applying the martial arts concept of zanshin to the information technology sector.

In the martial arts world, there is a concept called zanshin. It’s defined as a state …

Communications | Posted 4 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Verified Twitter Accounts? | 4,138 views

Public access to the Twitter account verification system has been closed for quite a while. The verification system was intended to be an easy way to allow followers to distinguish authentic Twitter accounts from parody or fake accounts. A TNW …