So in the last day I’ve talked to colleagues one-on-one on Slack, I’ve had meetings with customers using Google Hangouts, talked to some friends and family via WhatsApp — and I’ve had several junk calls come into my PSTN cell phone (that I sometimes answer and sometimes ignore).Continue reading “PSTN is a Dead Man Walking”
I am officially declaring 2017 the year of threat.
Following years of rhetoric about state-based attacks and who is at fault for what major system compromise the public seems to finally have come to grips with a few indisputable notes us security pros have been screaming at the tops of our lungs for a couple decades.
There is (at least) a threat out there targeting every principal.
The bad things threat actors cause mean more to the average person than the increasing the frequency of plastic rotation in a wallet.
Last week I was lucky to have squeezed an early sample of the Samsung Chromebook Pro out of my distributor for evaluation. This is not a review of the device but of how a device like this one, equipped with the ChromeOS stack might fit into the enterprise. Continue reading “Chrome Flat On My Desk”
I recently put together a co-working space in my rural hometown (post coming) as an alternative from my old work-from-home model.
As part of this exercise in dressing up an ancient tin-ceiling storefront it really drilled home how important effective lighting is in my work space for the entire room (and not just the economical task light).
I was looking for this, but couldnt find it so I crunched it myself. Here’s the history of artificial light in one graph.