The Tri-Fecta IoT, Blockchain, & AI: Don’t worry about Cybersecurity

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Is it possible to make something more complex? IoT and Blockchain with a sprinkle of AI (Artificial Intelligence).   From the post at telecomcircle.com   : IoT, Blockchain & Artificial intelligence – new holy trinity.  All three technologies are at their peak of inflated expectations. It is possible that blockchain platform (the technology) can set […]

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How About A Cybersecurity Framework By NIST

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NIST is the National Institute of Science and Technology and CSF is the Cybersecurity Framework.  There are manypdf’s (v1.1) on this topic, but the changes in versions are not my focus.  Although I did cover this a small bit in a post from 2014: https://oversitesentry.com/cybersecurity-framework-by-nistnational-institute-of-standards-and-technology/ at that point NIST had the major points but not […]

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Cybersecurity – Where do we go from here?

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Let’s list some of the problem areas: Ransomware Phishing Backups – Restore Remote Access Cloud Computing Awareness Issues – Training If you do not prepare for the future then it will create surprises when you least expect it   or the future may make changes in ways that you will not appreciate. An example of this […]

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Security Psychology – or Risk Gambler?

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  The human factor is always underappreciated in helping decide on what can be done with our Computer Security. “Security Mental Model: Cognitive map approach” Tahani Albalawi, Kambiz Ghanzinour and Austin Melton paper: The computer security community has developed formal methods for providing security properties to systems and organizations. However, the human role has often […]

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Small Business IT is Failing in Cybersecurity

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Ransomware hitting the unsuspecting small business that does not have all the Security pieces in place(SCMedia story:” Here are the most common ways businesses get compromised by ransomware“. Darkreading has a story:”Manufacturing Sees rising Ransomware Threat” What is considered a ‘small business’ ? The SBA considers several criteria (how many employees – less than 500) […]

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