MD Anderson Fined

This breach breaks my heart.  Today’s headlines read:  MD Anderson Fined $4.3 million for HIPAA violations.  Why does this break my heart?  For two reasons.  One, is because I would rather they use that money to help cancer patients, and two, … Read More

Annoying Phone Scam

I just received the latest annoying phone scam today.  There was a message left on my phone that said the following: ” This call is intended for your serious attentions towards this matter.  Ignoring this will be an intentional second … Read More

Group FaceTime

Apple users are getting group FaceTime! Apple’s millions of users love FaceTime, but unfortunately, there’s a problem with the highly popular app.  FaceTime only allows you to see and talk to one person at a time.  Apple fans have been clamoring for … Read More

5 NIST Framework Core Functions

5 NIST Framework Core Functions are defined below. This is not a blueprint for performing security assessments, but will definitely help with the end result. 1,  Identify – With this function you will develop an organizational understanding that will help … Read More

Reboot Your Router

FBI advises to reboot your router.  Cisco’s Talos Security Team has identified a new threat, and it’s a nasty one impacting more than half a million consumer-grade routers in the US.  According to the Talos Team’s report, the new malware … Read More

Avoid IT Burnout

If I could avoid IT burnout, I would.  It creeps up on you and before you know it, you don’t want anything to do with IT or technology.  So how do you avoid IT burnout?  Some think it may be … Read More