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Staying Ahead Of Rampant Cyber-Attacks
Since the advent of the most rudimentary technology, criminal activity has followed. And in more recent times, the internet certainly has been no stranger
United States
29 Aug 2019
FBI Warns Of Cybercrimes Targeting Seniors
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day took place last week on June 15. This Awareness Day highlights how older populations are vulnerable to various forms of fraud and seeks
United States
9 Jul 2019
Busted By A ‘Textalyzer'?
Let's face it — many of us are addicted to our tech gadgets.
United States
5 May 2017
Potential Federal Criminalization Of Revenge Porn
A man and woman are in a committed, consensual relationship.
United States
21 Jul 2016
Is Full-Time Telecommuting A Good Or Bad Thing?
For the longest time, many workers complained about commuting to work.
United States
17 Dec 2014
When Does Cybercrime Become Internet Warfare?
Since the beginning of time, unfortunately, some people have been intent on causing harm to others for their own benefit.
United States
12 Sep 2014
UN Homicide Report Shows The World Is Not A Safe Place
Recently, this blog has touched on how warfare between nations in the digital era includes cyberattacks.
17 Apr 2014
Revenge Porn Website Creator Faces 31 Criminal Charges
The other shoe has dropped -- a recently enacted revenge porn law has reached the point of criminal prosecution in California.
United States
19 Dec 2013
Holiday Cyberscammers - Naughty, Not Nice!
It is officially the holiday season. And the Internet makes it so easy and convenient for us to purchase holiday presents
United States
5 Dec 2013
United States
18 Oct 2013
California Criminalizes "Revenge Porn"
In my most recent blog, I reported on the phenomenon of "revenge porn," the unfortunate practice by former lovers, boyfriends, and husbands of posting nude and sexual photos and videos of women with whom they had been intimate.
United States
9 Oct 2013
Cyber Crime Costs Companies Millions Every Year
The Second Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study by the Ponemon Institute makes plain that cyber attacks are not going away and are financially painful for victim companies.
United States
17 Oct 2011
Perspective: Uncle Sam´s Half Step to Protect Laptop Data
We are understandably tired of hearing about the potential compromise of personal information contained on lost government laptop computers. Indeed, in the past couple of months alone, the epartment of Veterans Affairs, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Trade Commission have grappled with laptops that have gone missing that contained large amounts of private data.
United States
27 Jul 2006
Perspective: The Ten Commandments of Fighting Software Pirates
Unwitting consumers at times get duped into buying pirated software online. This results in substantial lost revenue to the true developers of the software while consumers get stuck with subpar applications. Indeed, one study estimated that 21 percent of software in the United States in 2005 was unlicensed, accounting for lost revenue of $6.9 billion.
United States
22 Jun 2006
Perspective: Word to the Wise if you Quit in a Huff
One of employers' biggest fears is that departing and disloyal employees will take advantage of access to company computer systems after announcing their resignations.
United States
13 Apr 2006
Perspective: How Do You Really Feel About e-snooping?
In this era when the federal government says it must take steps to combat and prevent terrorism, the knee-jerk assumption might be to believe that the American public supports governmental surveillance steps.
United States
22 Mar 2006
Perspective: Data Risk and Consequences
The current Federal Trade Commission has little tolerance for companies that fail to take appropriate security measures to protect the financial data of their customers.
United States
9 Mar 2006
Perspective: In Federal e-security We Trust? Not a Chance
Do you trust the federal government when it comes to your privacy and the handling of your personal information? Is your personally identifiable data handled by the government in a way that your privacy might be breached or such that your data is safe? Inquiring minds want to know. your personal information? Is your personally identifiable data handled by the government in a way that your privacy might be breached or such that your data is safe? Inquiring minds want to know.
United States
2 Mar 2006
Perspective: The Left and Right Hands of Cybersecurity
Notwithstanding all the tough talk about defeating terrorism, the expression "good enough for government work" is, unfortunately, relevant when it comes to cybersecurity.
United States
10 Feb 2006
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