Cyber Security

iPhone Password

Taking a Moment to Pause with Phone Hacking Scandal

By

For companies that can be broken if their security breaks (anything from email providers, to cell phone providers), headlines like “Phone Hacking Scandal” should garner special attention.  The latest “phone hacking” scandal involving allegations that reporters at News of the World listened to or tampered with voicemails of, potentially, over 10,000 victims, has left many […]

The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette and Someone to Watch Over Me

By

Did you watch last night’s episode of The Bachelorette?  After weeks of anticipation, Ashley finally went on her hometown dates with the remaining four bachelors, Ben, Constantine, JP, and Ames.  Every visit to the ‘in-law families’ was like a scene one would imagine when thinking of life in America – everyone gathered to meet the […]

Leiby Kletzky

What We Can Learn From Leiby Kletzky’s Death

By

At almost nine-years-old, Leiby Kletzky was flexing his muscle. He wanted to walk home by himself. His father practiced the route with him and, on a fateful day in July, it was agreed that his mother would meet him half way. As you know, the plan went terribly wrong. Leiby got confused, made a wrong […]

Facial Recognition

Guarding Borders With Social Listening Posts

By

There was an interesting article on the AP this week entitled, “Israel blocks airborne protest, questions dozens.” It described how Israeli security used social media sites to compile a “blacklist” of undesirable individuals and then prevented many of them from entering the country. It’s a good read if you’re interested in Palestinian/Israeli politics. I have […]

The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette and the Stage of Life

By

Did you watch last night’s episode of The Bachelorette which ended with an interview with previous season’s bachelorette Emily Maynard?  Emily talked openly about her struggles with Bachelor Brad Womack and confirmed the end of their relationship.  Amid the tears and knee-jerk moments, Emily repeated quite a few times how much she had gone into […]