Any day. What's the scariest thing imaginable for a systems security pro? Happy Halloween!
If you've disabled automatic updates and / or amended your "active hours" - because like most of us you can't afford those intrusive update routines to begin, clog your machine and require restarts in the middle of doing actual work -- Please make a note, budget some time tonight and see that you run those updates.
Windows zero-day exploited by same group behind DNC hack | Ars Technica http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/windows-zero-day-exploited-by-same-group-behind-dnc-hack/
Tangible example of where AI's will be adopted into the Security Industry: Two former FBI agents, employed by Travelers Insurance Investigative Services, hack into a typical business website and download sensitive data in a matter of minutes. AI's will be orders of magnitude more efficient.
Artificial Intelligence: "The possibilities are endless and will no doubt change the ways in which we will live our lives in the future." - Vicky Matthews, Content Dir. US/EU CAO Forum.
Must read. Well worth digesting: The Sucuri quarterly report (link below.) Sucuri is a company devoted to protecting WordPress self-hosted sites, among other platforms like Drupal, Joomla, etc. Self-hosted WordPress sites are world-wide most popular / most widely deployed. And as such, due to lacking or absent maintenance, these sites comprise the lion's share of hacked websites. Admittedly,…
Browsers will begin enforcing secure connections for passwords and credit card info in January. But it wont's stop there. In a year or so, any site operating just HTTP will be considered suspect. Chrome (by Google) will warn that browsing plain old websites is risky.
Headline at Next Big Future: Private police and security outnumber public police by five times and private security industry is $35 billion per year. To extend the inflection metaphor -- e.g. anticipating the kinds of jobs that won't exist in the future? Artificial Intelligence entities will operate in the physical security space (patrols, monitoring and…
An update from a post more than 7 years old? One might notice how I try to use otherwise unidentifiable contact info ... The lesson? How many forums have you subscribed to and then posted questions to? Or participated in. According to the settings, you'll get updates. As I encounter these, I access the account…
In Sidis v. FR Publishing Corp. the court held here that there were limits to the right to control one's life and facts about oneself, and held that there is social value in published facts, and that a person cannot ignore their celebrity status merely because they want to.