iOS 10 Parental Control Settings

  I have discussed here and here many of the dangers that kids face when trying to navigate technology and the Internet and some ideas for parents on how to mitigate these risks.  Parents have several choices available to them for parental controls on iOS devices and for this post, I tried several of the

Cybersecurity Considerations with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Implementations

  Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to allowing end users the ability to use their own personal mobile devices (e.g., phones, tablets, laptops, etc.) to conduct business instead of having a corporate device issued to them.  BYOD is often seen as a cost savings and a step toward a “21st Century Workforce” by executives. 

Reducing Classified Spillage Incidents

  A classified spillage (commonly referred to as a spill) incident occurs when information is transmitted, processed, or stored on an information system that is not accredited to contain that level of information.  Usually, this occurs when a classified document (confidential, secret, top secret, etc.) is created, stored, or emailed on unclassified systems or networks. The

Why Multifactor Authentication is so Important

  As a cybersecurity professional I get frequent questions from people who want to know how to keep their personal or business data secure.  While it is true that the tools and techniques used by hackers are getting more sophisticated, the reality is that most breaches, even the very large and highly publicized breaches, could

Sitting in the Hot Seat: OPM Director Answers Tough Questions about 2015 Breach

  The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach takes cyberattacks against the United States to a new level.  The motivation of the cybercriminals responsible for the OPM breach was not financial or hacktivism, but purely intelligence gathering.  For context, the OPM is responsible for conducting security clearance investigations for many federal agencies and this