Friday, July 27, 2018

Houston to Run 3 Day Cyber Test



Based on the frequency with which hackers are targeting American cities, we need more such tests to occur on a regular basis.  Here's a link to the smartcitiesdive.com article: https://www.smartcitiesdive.com/news/houston-runs-3-day-cyberattack-stress-test/528661/.

Friday, July 20, 2018

"Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm on Concerns About Sharing of Public User-Data" -- Wall Street Journal

This Wall Street Journal story helps us understand how far we are in the world of judgment now, where Facebook is responsible not only for auditing how its data is used, but also for determining when to pull content from the site, setting up a First Amendment discussion for most of us.  Does Facebook have an editorial responsibility?

Thursday, July 19, 2018

An administration at odds with its national intelligence agencies



https://breakingdefense.com/2018/07/pentagon-rolls-out-major-cyber-ai-strategies-this-summer/

As the president continues to obfuscate on what he might have agreed to with Putin, our national defense agencies continue their drive to block further cyber incursions into the country's critical infrastructure.  In this effort, the public and private sectors are united.