A. Khedron de León

A. Khedron de León

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How to Fight Breach Fatigue

The phenomenon becoming known as "breach fatigue" represents a warning against complacency with regard to the prevalence and success of data breaches.
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The Spoils of Ransomware: Turns Out, Blockchain is for Hackers

Ransomware, one of the most flourishing and lucrative attack forms, generally demands payment in BitCoin due to its inherent anonymity and reliability—both found in the blockchain ledger. Since it see...
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Sharing Isn't Caring

Comfortable Breaches to Fit Any Lifestyle Do you travel? Do you prefer to drive or fly? Do you have a favorite hotel chain? Use the same entertainment methods from day to day? How long have you had th...
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Cloud Vector – Cyber Illness, Infection, and How to Contain Them

Infectious Humour Humans have long had strong emotions about the sick, infirm, and deformed. The word monster derives from the Latin word for omen, originating from a time when sick and deformed child...
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The Feedback Loop Inherent in GDPR

GDPR’s “right to be forgotten” has generated some concerning results. The limits and pitfalls of retrieving one’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is already creating ripples: being able to o...
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A Deduction of Errors

Hacking by Design As early as 1994, the concept of security by design was beginning to take shape; anticipating malicious intent and incorporating designs to circumvent or altogether exclude scenarios...
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GDPROI

So, in light of the growing frequency of massive breaches—at the time of this writing, Capital One’s 100M-record breach was the most recent—you’ve decided to take responsibility for the relationships ...
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Self-Worth: the Cost of Identity

The Weighted Scales of Justice In 2012, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) of Tennessee paid $1.5M to cover the 2009 breach of 1 million patients’ data—about $1.50 a person. Counting the $17M spent on analys...
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TLS: Too Little Security

This article assumes basic knowledge of SSL, TLS, and how those support secure web browsing. For a thorough overview or just a refresher, check out this resource. Around the turn of the century, some ...
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