Cyber Security

The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette and Someone to Watch Over Me

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Hackers

Hackers Unite

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The thieves who made off with more than $2.5M from Citibank and caused the bank to issue 100,000 replacement bank cards have highlighted an alarming trend. Hackers are evolving. And, they are organizing and uniting. They even have a Twitter account. Before the advent of the Internet, we called these hackers “robbers” or “criminals” or […]