Welcome to IooT: Innovations on old Technology

I don’t believe the “Internet of Things” is a new technology. To me, “IoT” means the proliferation of Internet-connected embedded systems. This class of devices has been around for decades. What is new, in my opinion, is the volume of innovation and new applications...

Would You Like Phishing Coverage with That?

People who purchase life insurance don’t usually sit around waiting to die. They probably exercise and eat healthy, for example, in order to prolong their life. Similarly, “Cyber Liability/Data Breach” insurance policyholders should not sit around waiting to get...

Bitcoin Protocol and “Low Risk” bugs

Low risk security issues can kill you. It isn’t that they come out and stab you in the heart, it is more a soft death of many cuts. You may not even know you are bleeding. Mosquito saliva has an anesthetic in it, you won’t even know it is there sucking your blood...

The Irony of Malware

So much for a relaxing Monday morning blogging session. I’ve been wanting to write something about the recent electronic attacks against the NY Times and other news papers. I don’t like to write baseless blog posts, so I decided to do some research and see what the...