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February 1, 2017

Follow Find a Day to Disconnect     I am a bit late with proclaiming my New Year’s resolution, but not with trying to enact it: Find a Day to Disconnect. It took me a while longer this year, than normal, to agree to taking down the Christmas tree and put...
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January 1, 2017

Follow To The Burlington Electric Company From Russia With Love The recent cyberattack at the Burlington Electric Company, in Vermont, is like something out of the pages of the Ian Fleming novel, From Russia With Love. Fleming’s novel about plot and counterplots between British and Russian intelligence agencies, is very similar...
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December 1, 2016

Follow   My Mother Has Gone Viral, Well Maybe Not Exactly but Close   This month, I am not going to warn you about a pending cyber-attack or tell you why security matters; instead I thought I would share with you a personal story, which perfectly shows why being Connected, can...
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November 1, 2016
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Follow    DYN Mirai   Ironically, October which is National Cybersecurity Safety Month had one of the largest internet attacks to date. The Mirai botnet, brought much of the internet to a halt, and attacked some of the largest globally recognized companies.  Nearly two years ago in Connected, http://thatisallfornow.com/?p=8887#.WBVtXFeMDBI, I spoke...
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October 1, 2016
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Follow    Who Will Decide if You are Entitled to an Address?   Where do you live? What is your address?  Who picked north or south, Elm or Maple, Washington or Lincoln as your street address? In the non-digital world, our address is significant, playing a role in determining everything from...
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September 1, 2016

Follow  How’s the Weather? Ask IBM In the autumn of 2015, IBM, initials which initially stood for International Business Machines, made what might be considered a rather odd purchase, for a company today known as a leader in technology. IBM actually bought The Weather Company. The plan is to put the...
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August 1, 2016
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Follow  Do You Care?   Do you care about the cyberattack against the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) computer system? And do you think the attack was a deliberate attempt to ensure Donald Trump’s victory in the coming election?   Or have we become desensitized to these data breaches, and this was simply...
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July 1, 2016
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Follow Cognitive Security     Recently I was watching CNN: The Eighties; which had a show called; The Tech Boom. The show featured the digital revolution, including personal computers, very large cell phones, the space program, and the internet. It is almost hard to believe, where we started and where we...
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June 1, 2016
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Follow Ransomware Have you been hearing about Ransomware and wondered if you should worry? More than likely, you have not been affected by Ransomware, but many businesses and government agencies are being held hostage by Ransomware. Ransomware is a type of computer virus, but instead of causing a computer to slow...
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April 1, 2016

Follow Electronically Fit or Tracked Recently, I saw a social media post, which mentioned exactly how many steps someone had taken while on a vacation. When asked by someone else, how the individual knew how far they had walked, the person commented that their companions’ smart phone had kept track of...
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