Category Archives: Information Assurance

This category is for anything related to security

Mar 25
2016

Why Bashing Formalized Education is BS and Needs to Stop

Just a note… on this EC-Council cryptolocker breach, and inspired by @da_667 on twitter because he doesn’t have his head up his butt. First of all EC-Council supports a wonderful program called Certified Ethical Hacking, which as a cert is: … Continue reading

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Mar 23
2016

Surreal Paradigms… Automotive and Cybersecurity Cultures

Well – had a great time today at the 3rd Annual Cybersecurity Summit.  Basically there’s a lot of conferences out there on this subject lately, but I love the mixture I see with Cybersecurity experts and Engineers. I did a … Continue reading

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Aug 30
2015

Windows 10 – Why the human race is screwed when it comes to Security…

Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m David Schaefer, an Information Technologies professional that has supported security via teaching and other unique findings for over 25 years.  I’m not crazy and I don’t believe in things like the Illuminati, the … Continue reading

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Aug 08
2015

Hacking Tesla

One only needs to have a brief look at Tesla’s Model S dash panel to realize that it’s not a typical car.  In a normal automobile you would find gadgets with physical gauges to tell you things like speed, fuel … Continue reading

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Jun 29
2015

Stingrays that attack our civil liberties!

What if I told you there is technology out there that could intercept cell phone data by acting as a cell phone tower? What if this technology had no way to isolate the calls, so that anyone that uses this … Continue reading

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Mar 27
2015

Dave’s Home Security Software Picks for 2015

OK, I get asked a lot about what type of software I personally would like or recommend for home use so I figured I would type up a list of security solutions that may work for you at home and … Continue reading

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Mar 20
2015

FCC approves strong Net Nutriality Rules

So there’s a lot of talk out there about the FCC approving “Net Neutrality Rules”, and how it passed by a 3 to 2 vote.  There are also a lot of quotes from people in these articles from Tom Wheeler, … Continue reading

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Feb 25
2015

Obama’s Cyber Security Plan… the good the bad and the ugly

Normally I don’t write too much about political affairs because I don’t care to get too involved with them.  However, Obama’s message in January concerns me in regard to the state of security.  Let us look at what it means for … Continue reading

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Apr 29
2014

Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerability

  This weekend Microsoft confirmed the presence of an Internet Explorer vulnerability, as well as active attacks against this vulnerability, in every version of Internet Explorer. This vulnerability could be used to silently install malicious software without knowledge or assistance … Continue reading

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Mar 01
2014

How to encrypt your files and raise the bar to protect your data? – Part I

OK, with all the Big Brother government stuff that has been going on for years and been hitting the fan with the media (especially with the Snowden disclosures), – a lot of people are wondering how they can protect their … Continue reading

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