I finally finished reading “No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glenn Greenwald. Glenn, a respected and fiercely independent journalist, along with CITIZENFOUR documentarian Laura Poitras (winner of an Oscar this year), were the two people Ed Snowden sought out to handle the release of the documents he
It’s been almost two years now and the bombshells from the Snowden leaks are still falling. If we didn’t believe it before, we must all now acknowledge that we simply cannot trust that our regular mobile communications are secure – that includes phone calls as well as text messaging. While I believe in my heart
It’s been quite an active few weeks in the realm of security and privacy. Here are the top stories and what they mean for you. I’m trying to keep these short and sweet, and then point you to other sources for more information. IRS phone scams. It’s tax time, and the bad guys are out
While I try to send out timely notes via Twitter for security issues, I’m going to also try to periodically summarize recent news items with a blog post. This is the first such posting. Let’s get to it… If you haven’t updated your Adobe Flash player, you should do it right away. Adobe has patched
I managed to give away about 1200 free copies of my eBook over the last 3 days! Let’s hope it brings in some great reviews and kicks the book up in the search ranking! (My book made it up to #6 on “Top 100 Free Computer/Technology” books during the sale, and briefly had the banner
I will be running a Kindle give-away for “Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons” on Amazon starting around midnight tonight, Pacific time (GMT-8)! Don’t miss this opportunity to get your free eBook copy!! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SIA1RH4 The sale will run for up to 4 days (Thu-Sun) – however, I will probably cut it off after I hit my pain threshold.
Just got a great review from a really cool web site: TipTopSecurity.com. This site has a lot of great info and it very much in the same space as my book. There are some great articles there that will give you more and similar advice about how to protect yourself, so I encourage you to