Memorial Day 2015 Thoughts An excellent tribute and a very good expanation in 2007 Memorial Day and today 8 years later:   Once we knew who and what to honor on Memorial Day: those who had given all their tomorrows, as was said of the men who stormed the beaches of Normandy, for our todays. But in a … Read more

Are We Falling Behind on Patching Computers?

I.e. Bruce Schneier quote: Can we patch vulnerabilities faster than attackers can exploit them?   The University of maryland, College park has a website project: In my opinion the crux of their vulnerability survey is in this graph(also from Univ of Maryland link):   The end result of this survey was that how long vulnerabilities … Read more

Another Major Security Flaw (Website Encryption Technology) Called Logjam

A new report came out     The group of researchers created a website to explain their findings: The Logjam Attack ( It looks like they also did a scan of the Internet (this is typical of security researchers using and found over 8.4% of Top1 million domains were at risk. This means … Read more

3 MUST DO in #Cybersecurity

We have all heard or seen the headlines Sony gets hacked, Home Depot Credit Card processing stolen, Target credit Card processing stolen, and more and more companies are all getting hacked. So big deal you say how did that happen? Yes, most of the reason breaches occur is a human employee clicks on spam or … Read more

2nd Tuesday(Patch Tuesday) came & went now what?

I did not post about Patch Tuesday last week, So here is the rundown of what happened: Microsoft:   Cisco issued an Advisory on the 13th (Wednesday actually) It is for their TelePresence products. I had to show this picture of me on the switchboard after seeing the image in WindowsITPRo   The … Read more