Security Things to Consider When Your Apartment Goes ‘Smart’

A couple weeks ago, I vented my frustration as an ICS security professional at my apartment building forcibly converting to networked smart locks. My tweets were widely misinterpreted, so I’d like to talk a little bit about privacy and security aspects to consider if (when) the property you rent from decides to go “Smart”. To… Read More Security Things to Consider When Your Apartment Goes ‘Smart’

I reviewed 600+ call-for-paper submissions, (and you’ll probably guess what happened next.)

Ever wondered if your conference talk proposal measures up? I definitely do, every time I submit to a conference. Over the past week I reviewed over 600 call for paper submissions for the Derbycon information security conference. This was definitely a unique experience – I had participated in review boards in the past, but never… Read More I reviewed 600+ call-for-paper submissions, (and you’ll probably guess what happened next.)

Whose Fault Is It? (A brief discussion on misconceptions about Equifax)

Our personal financial identities are exposed, and we’re mad. A sick, visceral, exhausted anger that hits us in the pit of our stomachs and makes us feel powerless. People are understandably furious about the Equifax breach- to a degree that makes it tough to have a rational discussion about what happened. Unfortunately for information security… Read More Whose Fault Is It? (A brief discussion on misconceptions about Equifax)