Why Every Black Person in Tech Should Attend AfroTech

It’s been a little over a week since I returned from Wakanda. No, not the fictional nation in the Marvel Comics series, but a real one. If you are familiar with Marvel's Black Panther, Wakanda is a fi...
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The Striking Parallels of the Firewall and Blockchain

Thirty years ago, as a U.S. Department of Defense experiment called the internet was to be soon commercialized, companies started to focus on how to protect internal systems and applications from atta...
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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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Capital One: Chronicle of a Data Breach Foretold

The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reas...
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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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More Than A Meal: Cybersecurity Lessons from the Meals on Wheels National Conference

Each year, Meals on Wheels of America hosts senior nutrition and nonprofit professionals from across the country at their annual conference to convene around one thing: how to better support our senio...
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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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