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A little too X-cited?

July 26, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

So how has everyone’s week been going? Has it been X-citing, X-hilarating, perhaps X-ceeded your X-pectations? I’m sure you could tell that I repeatedly used the letter X in my intro because that has been the most popular letter in the alphabet over the last several days, thanks to Twitter CEO and megalomaniac Elon Musk. Oh wait, I need to correct myself – X CEO Elon Musk. Yes, Musk continued his freewheeling ways since taking over the social media giant last year by dropping...

Elon Musk, Prince, Security Systems News (SSN), Twitter, X

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Monitoring Matters

Pinky Swear

January 25, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

It’s that time of the week where I look at what’s happening in the security world and I tell you what’s interesting. First up, I can’t believe I’m mentioning Pinkerton for a second time in this blog space. It’s kind of like seeing living dinosaurs, only for a second time now and they’re wearing people clothes. That is what I’m going to do, however, because the old once upon a time detective agency turned protection racket and corporate...

Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Pinkerton, Twitter

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Monitoring Matters

It’s a natural musk, unfortunately

November 1, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Yesterday I did something I promised myself I wouldn’t do, which is talk about Elon Musk. I now find myself breaking that promise two days in a row to explain myself, because you might ask yourself, “What does Elon Musk have to do with security?” It’s a good question! Tangentially a lot of things really. His Tesla model electric cars contain a full suite of modern security and monitoring features of course. I find myself yearning for a simpler time when that’s...

Elon Musk, Facebook, Meta, MySpace, Parag Agrawal, Peter Zatko, Reddit, Saudi Arabia, Security, Tesla, TikTok, Twitter

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Twitter fallout has many questioning the security, legitimacy of the platform

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Twitter fallout has many questioning the security, legitimacy of the platform

October 31, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO – The bird is out of the cage at Twitter after a weekend of chaos following Elon Musk’s arrival on the scene as the new owner of the social media platform. Beginning on Oct. 27, Musk’s first act in his official capacity as the owner of Twitter was to fire CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, and legal affairs policy chief Vijaya Gadde. Reports from both the Washington Post and Reuters seem to confirm that Musk’s team worked throughout the weekend in order plan...

Alwaleed bin Talal al Saud, Chris Murphy, Elon Musk, Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), Ned Segal, Parag Agrawal, Patreon, Paul Pelosi, Reuters, Social Media, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Twitter, Vijaya Gadde

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