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Monitoring Matters

Discovered at DEFCON 27: automated license plate readers (ALPRs) being hoodwinked by clothing

August 14, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

It seems Joe Public is shouting “privacy here, privacy there, privacy everywhere,” as people are pushing back against certain technologies that could, or people believe could, misidentify them and track, monitor and record their actions, or be the catalyst to their personal information and identity being stolen. It's a double-edged sword really; people want to use the technology to ensure safety and security, but at the same time, they want no interference with their privacy. It's all...

ALPR, automated license plate reader, Data privacy, DEFCON, License Plate Readers, LPR, privacy


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Cybersecurity

The first-ever Cybersecurity Women of the Year Awards

August 1, 2019SSN Staff

ROSEVILLE, Calif.—An influencer, a hacker, a top legal mind and a “barrier breaker” … sounds like the start of a very interesting joke or riddle, doesn't? But what's even better is these are the names of some of the first recipients of the Cybersecurity Women of the Year (CSWY) awards, held in Las Vegas on August 5 at the Lotus Room in the Luxor Hotel.The awards will be presented at an inaugural gala during the week of the Black Hat, DEFCON and B-Sides Las Vegas conferences. These...

Adobe, B-Sides, Black Hat, Cloud Security Alliance, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Women of the Year, DEFCON, Intel, ISSA, Las Vegas


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