Category: Cybersecurity Did You Know

Genetic Testing and Your Privacy

Recent data loss scandals have thrown data privacy into sharp focus. But have you thought about how much data you are sharing with personal genomics companies?

Building Your Cybersecurity Career

How do you go about building a career in cybersecurity? Following the advice from The CyberWire's special edition podcast isn't a bad place to start.

Facebook Polls are a Jackpot for Scammers

Those Get To Know Me Polls are not harmless fun...they are a jackpot for Social Engineers and Hackers. Here is how you can thwart their efforts.

Data Isn’t Everything

Not everything that is important can be quantified and measured. But not everything can be identified based on the human instinct side either. A balance must be struck for the clearest vision and best guidance.

When Security is an After Thought

The rapid advances in technology have created a huge market for Silicon Valley, and those that piggy-back off of them, to try and turn our homes into something resembling Eureka. But after the events of last week, we've seen exactly how much damage the insecurity of the IoT can do.

Epic: Tackling Usability Challenges Head-On

I admire Epic's approach, because I feel that it will address a common usability issue I have run across in my career experience: Designing for Programming vs. Designing for Users.

Accommodating Desire Paths

One of my favorite aspects of my job is discovering new workflows and new ways of using software in order to accomplish the same task. Systems should be designed to be flexible (to a point) to accommodate some of these different desire paths; it boosts customer satisfaction and loyalty.