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Proposed Textalyzer Targets Distracted Drivers Using a phone while driving can be as deadly as drinking and driving and some lawmakers in New York have proposed legislation to make sure distracted drivers are held accountable. In the land of selfies, texting, and social media 24/7, the legislation authorizes law enforcement to use a device called […]

No one likes dealing with passwords, but the reality is we need some form of identification and authentication to protect our digital reputation and information as well as to facilitate customized online experiences. As we celebrate World Password Day 2016, it is time to make passwords both strong and easy to use. At some point, someone […]

We have all been there! I was carefully applying the sugar frosting onto the mouth-watering blueberry cheesecake to offer it a creamy texture. It was the result of organizing best tips from a minimum of ten recipes on YouTube, when suddenly I heard a yell- “Mom!” I left everything as is (leading to extra frosting […]

Every year Verizon releases their Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), sharing a wealth of information about incidents throughout the year.  Verizon compiles this report with information from 70 organizations (including Intel Security), analyzing almost 80,000 individual incidents, over 2000 confirmed data breaches across 61 countries.  For professionals in the security industry, this information is invaluable […]

One of my favorite scenes in The Avengers is when Captain America tells Bruce Banner that he needs to get angry and Banner replies, “That’s my secret Cap, I’m always angry.” That’s a lot like information security; websites are always under attack.  Today there were two account lists posted online that we think you should know […]