General Reading for 08/17/2017

PSA: 4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks Targeting Site Owners “This is a public service announcement from the Wordfence team regarding a security issue that has a wide impact. During the past 3 months, eight Chrome browser extensions were compromised and the attacker used them to steal Cloudflare credentials…

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Quantum Computing Topics for 06/07/2017

https://about.bgov.com/blog/cybersecurity-cryptography-post-quantum-world/ “As quantum computers approach market-readiness, cryptography and cybersecurity professionals in all industries should be assessing their security frameworks and the potential of post quantum-resistant encryption techniques to protect their digital communications.” tags: q Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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General Reading for 05/30/2017

Massive Chipotle Data Breach Affected Roughly 2,250 Restaurants – Eater “The theft used credit cards’ magnetic stripes to target card numbers, expiration dates, and verifications codes and could lead to fraudulent charges. A Chipotle spokesperson Chris Arnold said in a statement to NBC News that the company did not know…

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General Reading for 03/04/2016

U.S. Announces ‘Hack The Pentagon’ Bug Bounty Program | NCPR News “Announcing what it calls “the first cyber bug bounty program in the history of the federal government,” the Department of Defense says it’s inviting hackers to test the security of its Web pages and networks.” tags: bs security Posted…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 11/05/2015

Baidu, the ‘Chinese Google,’ Is Teaching AI to Spot Malware | WIRED “But deep learning is quickly pushing into other areas as well. Ng also says that Baidu is now using deep neural nets to help drive the company’s security software (Baidu sells such Symantec-like anti-virus software in China).” tags:…

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What I’m Reading on 05/11/2015

All hail the next big job, the Chief IoT Officer | Computerworld “The bottom line: Whether your firm ends up with the Chief Data Officer or a Chief IoT Officer or both, a trend toward the creation of more chiefs may be on its way. “ tags: bs iot chief…

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What I’m Reading on 05/07/2015

Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple’s entry | PCWorld “With Apple offering its own tool for developers to see how their apps are selling, pressure is on specialist vendors to improve their offerings. On Wednesday, App Annie announced it had acquired mobile measurement company Mobidia to do just that.”…

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What I’m Reading on 05/03/2015

Pruning Clematis | Fine Gardening “When confronted with a tangle of spindly clematis vines to prune, many gardeners get no further than scratching their heads and wondering where to begin. The confusion is most likely caused by the specific pruning needs of the many species and varieties. Some clematis vines…

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What I’m Reading on 12/10/2014

Introducing a New Generation of Mobile Apps for the Enterprise « A Smarter Planet Blog A Smarter Planet Blog “Today, we’re delivering on that promise by announcing the first 10 mobile apps that will come to market–the first of many that we have on the drawing boards. I’m impressed by…

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What I’m Reading on 06/23/2014

Quirky & GE make a big connected home play with the new Wink hub | VentureBeat | Gadgets | by Ruth Reader “Due to its early success and/or promise, Wink is about to become its own company, according to the New York Times. The company’s main technology is software that works like…

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