2018 Election Security Update

2018 Election Security Update

The headlines say it all: First from ABC News: Fewer than half of US states have undergone federal election security reviews ahead of midterms With only a week left before the 2018 midterm elections, fewer than half of U.S. states have submitted to a Department of...
Cover that Camera!

Cover that Camera!

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg does it. Former FBI Director James Comey does it, too. And SWCP Vice President Jamii Corley has been doing it for decades. They all cover up the lens of the camera in their laptop to make sure that someone is not spying on them with...
Meltdown and Spectre – and Now More

Meltdown and Spectre – and Now More

UPDATE: Meltdown and Spectre are critical security flaws in Intel chips, but recently 18 or so similar problems have been found in AMD chips. As Intel produces 77% of the world’s computer processors and AMD the other 22%, this means basically that virtually all...
Who Will Teach the Robots?

Who Will Teach the Robots?

Artificial intelligence has made some incredible strides lately. Self-driving cars, talking virtual assistants, interconnected appliances and humanoid robots are no longer the stuff of sci-fi, but are becoming part of the human landscape. Researchers are excited...