Academia, Analysis, Organization behavior, Privacy, Students

Cybersecurity Month 2020 presentation on Security, Privacy, and Public Policy concerns for Higher Education when using Contact Tracing Apps

I recently participated as a speaker for Kennesaw State University's Cybersecurity Awareness Day program (https://cybersecurity.kennesaw.edu/docs/csa-day-oct-6-2020.pdf). My topic was security, privacy, and public policy issues related to Higher Education usage of contact tracing apps. I've posted my slide deck as a PDF here, in case anyone is interested in seeing them. PDF version of my presentation… Continue reading Cybersecurity Month 2020 presentation on Security, Privacy, and Public Policy concerns for Higher Education when using Contact Tracing Apps

Analysis, Media, Research, Tips

No, Michigan voter registration data wasn’t “hacked”

Earlier today, I started seeing social media posts about voter data from multiple states being located on a so-called "dark web" website. The general picture being painted was that this data had been obtained through improper means and made available for sale. From there, the "story" picked up steam, and Russian and American news outlets… Continue reading No, Michigan voter registration data wasn’t “hacked”

Analysis, Privacy, Tips

Practical Zoom meeting security tips

If you're anything like me, you have been using Zoom for meetings at-distance more in the last month than you probably have, well... ever! Due to its increasing popularity and relative ease of use, people are flocking to Zoom for daily use in all kinds of scenarios. Not coincidentally, we have also seen an increase… Continue reading Practical Zoom meeting security tips

Conferences

Thoughts after running a virtual conference

In my "spare time", I serve as one of the organizers for BSides Atlanta. We have hosted the conference for the last two years on the campus of Kennesaw State University, where I work as a faculty member. It's been a great arrangement - lots of meeting space, tons of free parking, and easy to… Continue reading Thoughts after running a virtual conference