The Value of Data From a Consumer’s Perspective

As more consumers give up more of their personal information, they may be unaware of the value that data holds Personal data, and the need to secure it, has been prominent in the headlines over the past year. Last July, the Federal Trade Commission (F… Continue reading The Value of Data From a Consumer’s Perspective

Garbage In, Gospel Out: The Security Problem of Data Accuracy

The accuracy or integrity of data is only as good as its source In two separate incidents, one in Colorado and one in Washington, D.C., police at gunpoint stopped people who were not committing any crimes, ordered young families out of their cars at g… Continue reading Garbage In, Gospel Out: The Security Problem of Data Accuracy

Garbage In, Gospel Out: The Security Problem of Data Accuracy

The accuracy or integrity of data is only as good as its source In two separate incidents, one in Colorado and one in Washington, D.C., police at gunpoint stopped people who were not committing any crimes, ordered young families out of their cars at g… Continue reading Garbage In, Gospel Out: The Security Problem of Data Accuracy

What are Data Manipulation Attacks, and How to Mitigate Against Them

Hackers don’t always steal data. Sometimes the goal is to manipulate the data to intentionally trigger external events that can be capitalized on. Continue reading What are Data Manipulation Attacks, and How to Mitigate Against Them

Single Board Revolution: Preventing Flash Memory Corruption

An SD card is surely not an enterprise grade storage solution, but single board computers also aren’t just toys anymore. You find them in applications far beyond the educational purpose they have emerged from, and the line between non-critical and critical applications keeps getting blurred.

Laundry notification hacks and arcade machines fail without causing harm. But how about electronic access control, or an automatic pet feeder? Would you rely on the data integrity of a plain micro SD card stuffed into a single board computer to keep your pet fed when you’re on vacation and you back in afterward? After …read more

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