“I assure you that I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and domination.” – Alexander the Great First, write down on a blank sheet of paper what your concept of “excellence” means to you as a CISO. Now read that definition you just […]Read More CISO, Do you seek Power, Dominance or Excellence?
Simon & Garfunkel sang a song entitled “The Dangling Conversation.” I am going to improvise a verse: “Yes, we speak of things that matter With words that must be said “Can analysis be worthwhile?” “Is Cobol really dead?” Well, not dead, dead, but I would say “Cobol” is definitely in “God’s Waiting Room.” A large […]Read More The Dangling Conversation
How large is the cache of discarded electronics in your home? They were once expensive and cherished items, but now they’re a question-mark for responsible disposal. I’m going to dig into this problem — which goes far beyond your collection of dead smartphones — as well as the issues of where this stuff ends up… via […]Read More The Woeful World of Worldwide E-Waste — Hackaday
A new report from Motherboard today looks into the world of hacking iCloud-locked iPhones. While turning on Find My iPhone (which enables the iCloud lock) is generally thought to be quite secure, Motherboard highlights several ways that thieves, hackers, and coders are getting around the security feature to sell stolen (and non-stolen) devices. more… The post… […]Read More Hackers using password phishing kits and fake receipts to access iCloud-locked iPhones — 9to5Mac
WhatsApp bans about two million accounts per month from its messaging platform, says the company. Three-quarters of problematic accounts are identified without user report or human intervention, 20% of them at the time of registration. The company has shared some of the tools it uses to detect sketchy accounts … more… The post WhatsApp bans… via […]Read More WhatsApp bans 2M accounts per month, explains the automated tools used — 9to5Mac
Zoom is excited to announce that we have been awarded the 2019 Top Rated Web Conferencing Software by TrustRadius again this year! Each month, about 400,000 B2B technology buyers use over 120,000 verified reviews and ratings on TrustRadius.com to make informed purchasing decisions. Since they launched in 2016, the TrustRadius Top Rated Awards have become… via […]Read More Zoom Recognized as a 2019 Top Rated Web Conferencing Software Winner By TrustRadius — Zoom Blog
In the days during and immediately after World War II, aerospace research was a forefront consideration for national security. All manner of wild designs were explored as nation states attempted to gain the upper hand in the struggle for survival. The Hiller Hornet was one such craft built during this time – a helicopter which… via […]Read More R/C Whirlygig Is Terrifyingly Unstable — Hackaday