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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 11, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 11, 2021 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

November 2021 Issue of LLRX

Please visit LLRX – there are 6 new articles, and 4 new columns by Pete Weiss, in the November 2021 issue. Listening to the Client – Heather Gray-Grant Finding People Resources and Sites 2022 – Marcus Zillman Investigating Charities – Tracy Z. Maleeff Justia Portal by the Numbers: Resources for Aspiring Lawyers (And Practicing Lawyers… Continue Reading

Bruce Mehlman’s Top 2022 Risks Deck

Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti – his 29 slide deck is titled Living in Limbo – Anticipating the Top 2022 Risks in Politics & Policy “Uncertainty, volatility & disruption are the new normal. 2022 will neither be the best of times nor worst of times. COVID won’t magically go away nor kill us all. The… Continue Reading

Keep it Locked – A special issue about protecting yourself in extreme circumstances

The Verge: “Security isn’t just about passwords and databases. It cuts down to the most basic questions of what we need to protect ourselves and the people we care about. So this week, we’re bringing you stories about how people protect themselves in the most extreme conditions — whether it’s Muslims navigating FBI surveillance or… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 4, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 4, 2021 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

Bank Use of Cloud Technology

CRS In Focus – Bank Use of Cloud Technology, December 3, 2021: “The banking industry has been a prominent, if sometimes skeptical, adopter of cloud technology.Proponents promise scalability, flexibility, and cost savings, among other benefits.However, the technology also introduces potential operational risks and policy concerns, such as systemic risk. Banking’s steady, but not advanced, adoption… Continue Reading

How to fix social media? Start with independent research.

Brookings: “…The system of APIs set up by Twitter over the past decade—most of which were set up for business purposes as opposed to research—led to a flowering of academic research using Twitter data. And to be very clear, Twitter deserves kudos for making so much data available, including specialized collections around Russian Internet Research… Continue Reading

You’re not paranoid to cover your webcam. But the cameras you can’t cover are scarier.

The Washington Post: “Plastic sliders won’t solve the privacy problems of the future….But there’s a bigger question at play here, said Kavya Pearlman, CEO and co-founder of XR Safety Initiative, a not-for-profit that focuses on privacy and security in virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality settings. The cameras on our laptops, phones and tablets… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 21, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 21, 2021: Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading