• CyberStart America running again

    If you know anyone in grades 9-12 that has any interest in cybersecurity, CyberStart America is kicking off again. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about cybersecurity and they award scholarships too! https://www.cyberstartamerica.org/

  • It's time to stop using SMS

    The important information How would you feel if any text you’ve ever sent suddenly became public? “5-Year Breach May Have Exposed Billions of Text Messages” <- That’s a real headline from 2021. There are two main problems with SMS(regular texting) for communication; it is not private and it is unreliable....

  • Invasive Instagram advertising

    Yes, I have concerns about Signal in the long term, but you’ve got to love the research they do. Check out the type of information that Facebook tracks about you and how it is leveraged for advertising. https://signal.org/blog/the-instagram-ads-you-will-never-see/

  • Signal's cryptocurrenty mistake

    Preface I’d like to first make clear that I’ve been a long-time user of Signal. And I’ll most likely continue to use it. This post is more of a warning that Signal might not be a wise long-term choice for messaging, so if you are new to Signal, you may...

  • Achievement Unlocked: CISSP

    I received this message today: Congratulations! Based on your examination results, application review and acceptance of your endorsement, the (ISC)² Board of Directors has awarded you the CISSP certification. I’ve been meaning to take that exam for many years and finally did it last month. Now I have the paper...