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Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 26, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 26, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity 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

Best encryption software 2022

TechRepublic: “Encryption is the process of securing information by translating it into a sort of computer code that is unreadable to anyone not possessing the right credentials, passwords or other authentication means to access this information. This code can theoretically be cracked or broken but strong encryption methods are nearly impervious to such manipulation. Encryption… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 20, 2022

Via LLRX– Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 20, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity 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 complex and… Continue Reading

How to secure your home and office network: The best DNS blockers and firewalls

ZDNet: “How secure is your home or office network? I’ll assume you already have an antimalware/antivirus solution in place, such as Windows Security, which is built into Windows 10 and Windows 11 (and which I believe works particularly well). But antivirus isn’t enough. Escalating international tensions — coupled with an ever-increasing number of professionals working remotely… Continue Reading

Erase or destroy? Governments spend millions to get rid of sensitive data and replace the hardware

Tech Republic: “Government organizations could save millions of dollars by recycling and reusing solid-state drives (SSDs) instead of destroying hardware to protect sensitive data. That’s the recommendation from the Blancco Technology Group’s report on data management methods. The report, “The Price of Destruction: Exploring the Financial and Environmental Costs of Public Sector Device Sanitization,” found… Continue Reading

2022 10 Breakthrough Technologies

MIT Technology Review: “Our annual list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies highlights the technological advances that we think will have the biggest impact on the world in the years to come. Every year, our reporters and editors survey a wide range of topics, from medicine to energy to digital technologies, to select advances that will affect… Continue Reading

Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It (Chapter 1)

Solove, Daniel J. and Hartzog, Woodrow, Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It (Chapter 1) (March 1, 2022). Oxford University Press (2022), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4043111 – “Digital connections permeate our lives—and so do data breaches. Given that we must be online for basic communication, finance, healthcare, and more, it is remarkable… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 12, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 12, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity 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

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 6, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 6, 2022: Privacy and cybersecurity 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 complex… Continue Reading

LLRX February 2022 Issue

LLRX Articles and Columns for February 2022 Offense v. Defense – The goal of this paper by Andrew Pittman, MSU Law-3L, is a call for a new strategy on cybersecurity. Pittman’s paper begins with real life incidents of cybercrime attacks on critical infrastructures abroad and in the U.S. Second, it defines what is offensive cybersecurity… Continue Reading