China - Espionage or Sabotage?

As I referenced in the Linkedin post below, spying should be assumed until proven otherwise for all Chinese-sourced digital products. China has a well-documented history of spying for the purpose of stealing intellectual property as well as gathering real-time intelligence, for both commercial and military purposes, and the groups behind both activities are often the … Continue reading China - Espionage or Sabotage?

No wonder we keep getting breached…

Dark Reading’s 2021 Strategic Security Survey was highly informative, not only in what it did include but also in what it did not. In particular, when asking 150 technical and cybersecurity professionals to rate the effectiveness of cybersecurity practices, there are 3 practices in particular that leaped out at me as missing from the survey results … Continue reading No wonder we keep getting breached…

Another Router Bites the Dust

Another day, another long-term, critical, and likely unpatchable flaw in consumer and business routers is exposed. See https://www.cpomagazine.com/cyber-security/12-year-old-router-vulnerability-discovered-affecting-millions-of-devices-exposing-serious-supply-chain-risks/ As I have said repeatedly, the software in most consumer routers is crap, and this is being generous. Not only is it crap to begin with, even when critical flaws are discovered and exposed it can take … Continue reading Another Router Bites the Dust