What If Your Child’s (Or Your) School Doesn’t Teach Coding?
A parent at a recent meeting I was attending lamented that her child’s school no longer taught coding. I was blessed that my high school offered classes in programming back in 1973. I wrote about that six years ago on this blog. Today, I’d like to offer some suggestions to that parent and to any […]
What Cybersecurity Threats Do We Face In The Cloud?
Last week I wrote that compliance and complacency are major challenges in the cloud. Yes, defensive technology is the same. However, the cloud poses some specific threats. Multitenancy Multitenancy scares people the most. You share cloud infrastructure with other customers. Your cloud services are running on virtual machines. Those VMs run on shared hardware. You […]
MFA Challenges and What to Look for in a Solution
In spirit of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, I wanted to briefly touch on points on MFA challenges that I’ve seen and come across and what to look for when you search for an MFA solution for your organization. First, be sure to watch my video blog to learn about what Multi-Factor Authentication is: In […]
What Are The Cybersecurity Challenges Associated With Cloud Computing?
Several times recently, people have asked for suggestions or warnings I might have about cloud security. What cybersecurity threats should they worry about in the cloud? I’ll share with you what I told them: Compliance and complacency No, those aren’t high-tech attack techniques used by elite super-hackers. However, they will cause trouble for you. Let […]
Customer Service: Avoid Falling Victim to Social Engineering
The days of only using firewalls and antivirus software as protection against hacking are over. Hackers are getting more creative with how they plan their attacks. The newest trend hitting top organizations like Sony, Yahoo, and even the US Government is called Social Engineering. Social Engineering is when hackers use emotionally manipulating strategies to gain […]