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Voice assistants hackable by laser

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The more I think about it, the more I realize I’m a “house purist.” I like my home to be as free as possible from “extra” electronics of any kind.

Consumers want privacy but lack knowledge

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

With data privacy and security issues making the headlines on almost a daily basis — from the collection and handling of biometric data to securing identities in a digitally connected world — it was interesting to read the findings on ADT’s recent privacy survey showing that respondents want prot

Looking back to look forward at ISC West 2020

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Having had the privilege of attending three shows during February, I’ve heard this phrase most: “It’s hard to believe that ISC West is already here!” And, quite frankly, I couldn’t agree more! 

A month of travel and education

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

February, the month of love, captures the hearts of some with flowers, chocolates and cute stuffed teddy bears, but for me, it’s travel that warms my heart and this month is shaping up to be what I call my “travel trifecta.” First it was New Orleans, now Grapevine, Texas and next is San Diego.

Inaugural SecurityNext conference a huge success

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

As I fly back home after an incredible four days in NOLA, highlights from our inaugural and highly successful SecurityNext conference, held Feb. 9-11 at the Royal Sonesta hotel on Bourben Street, keep dancing through my head.

US leading the global smart home market

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The influence of the smart home on security is well documented, as consumer awareness of what is available in the home, from security to home automation to energy savings, continues to drive the purchase of smart home and security products, services and support.

Giving back at ISC West

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

I always liked the proverb, “see the forest for the trees,” as it speaks to a phenomenon that happens far too often these days in society — not seeing the bigger picture because we are so focused on the minutia of the day.

Weak passwords and ransomware infections go hand-in-hand

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Did you know … the first ransomware attack happened in 1989 by Joseph L. Popp, a Harvard-trained evolutionary biologist?

TSA’s quest to merge cybersecurity and information technology

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We’re about two weeks into the new year, and suffice to say, gearing up for travel is top of mind for security professionals.

The state of ransomware ...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The recent cyberattack on the city of New Orleans is another sobering example of how vulnerable we are as a nation to cyber criminals.

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