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Activities for Raising Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my two previous posts on the topic of raising secure children, I suggested that your words and actions have a powerful and direct impact on develop...

Microsoft Scrambles to Release new Win 8.1 Update and Battles IE Security Flaw

Michael L. Berman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

This will be the second major update for what it dubbed Windows 8.1 since February, but will it be the last before Microsoft debuts the much anticipated (at least by me) Windows 9?

The White House Wants A National Identity Ecosystem: A Bad Idea

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, CTO Ziklag Systems Not wanting to be left out of the massive government surveillance business, the White House is p...

The Pros and Cons of TSA PreCheck

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Few things cause more frustration for air travelers than a seemingly endless line at airport security. Fortunately, resigning to an extra long wait (and the cumbersome task of unpacking nearly all of the contents of your carry-on) is slowly becoming a trend of the past.

Lessons Learned From University Lockdown

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 06.22.2014 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

The afternoon of Monday, March 31, 2014, was like any other typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m. Across the campus, cell phones suddenl...

Russia Is a Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

Matthew Dunn | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Matthew Dunn

Terrorists rarely change the world map, but major rogue states can destabilize the world order and everything we cherish. The spies knew that but could do nothing about it because they were told to take their eye off the rogue state threats and instead chase the bearded crazies.

The HR Decision That Could Sink Your Business

Adam Levin | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

If the Heartbleed fiasco taught us anything, it's that there are myriad ways your company can be affected by security issues. Your HR department is vulnerable, too, and the most dangerous fallout comes increasingly from tax-related identity theft.

Web Application Security Risks You Should Know About

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

It's time to take a look at some of the most common security risks that we can experience within our web applications, and perhaps it's time we look into those risks at a much deeper level.

OpenSSL Vulnerability Hits the Web Unexpectedly

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Two thirds of all of the websites in the world use OpenSSL, this vulnerability would enable hackers (or anyone else for that matter) to exploit the cryptographic library and use that as a way of stealing information trough the SSL/TLS gateways.

Gov20LA Addresses Data Security Risks

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

After the alarming gap in one of the Internet's key security methods *Heartbleed* was announced, even organizations that have taken precautions ...

The 5 Dumbest Credit Mistakes

Adam Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

In a world where breaches (exemplified by "Heartbleed," Target and all stripe of individual, corporate and government database compromise) and identity theft have become the third certainty in life, jealously guarding our privacy must be our individual missions.

My Face Shouldn't Be Up for Grabs

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey Shaffer

Here's an idea for all high-tech inventors in Silicon Valley and there's a pile of money waiting for the person who can make it a reality: Get me a personal cloaking device.

How to Answer When Someone Asks You the Million Dollar Question, 'What Are You Doing With Your Life?'

Anthony Meindl | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Meindl

Who you are as an artist is not the sum total of the jobs you book, paintings you sell, books you publish, etc. The act of doing, the act of expressing, the act of celebrating who you are through your work -- which is really your art, and your life is your art -- are the reasons for doing it.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words in Raising Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Your actions, and those of your children, can really make the difference between insecurity and security.

9 Ways You're Being Spied On Every Day

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Casinos. Banks. Airports. We all know there are public places where we're being watched, ostensibly for crime-prevent...

What Parents Can Say to Raise Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

The next time we were out for a walk with Catie, she, as usual, fell down. But instead of rushing to her, we just waited a few seconds. And in those brief moments, our catchphrase was born.

Reasons a Space Heater Can Cause a Fire, & Safety Tips

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.31.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

Do you know the three reasons why a space heater can cause a fire, and what the No. 1 reason is? As a home security specialist, one of the areas of s...

Trouble Looms as Kenya Struggles to Combat Terrorism

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2014 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

While the media's gaze may sharpen on Somalia, the port city of Mombasa is becoming increasingly known for acts of terrorism, counterterrorism human rights abuses, and -- most recently -- growing tensions between violent Muslim youth and the old-guard.

GOV20LA 2014 Announces More Women Than Men to Speak.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

GOV20LA Announces More Women than Men to Men Speak at 2014 Conference: GOV20LA, an intimate and powerful conference brings together innovative lead...

Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

It was a truly historic moment on Tuesday when Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to warn that the CIA's continuing cover-up of its torture program is threatening our Constitutional division of power.

Is Compliance Distracting From Security

Richard La Bella | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Richard La Bella

Compliance has become a checklist that doesn't align quite right with the dark underground of highly motivated, skilled attackers. That's where security comes in - something security practitioners should be doing more of.

Allow Your Children to Create a Secure World

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Early experiences in which your children feel safe to discover the world beyond you enables them to develop the sense of a secure world and gain comfort and confidence in being "out there" on their own.

10 Lifesaving Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.24.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

One minute or less... ...is all the time you may have to escape a fire in your home. Schlage, which is dedicated to keeping homes and families safe, ...

1% Somalia Pirates, 99% Somali People: Captured by British Ex-Marine in Pirate Hunter

James Grundvig | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books
James Grundvig

As Americans queued in the early hours of November 28, 2008, in anticipation of Black Friday shopping, the chemical tanker MV Biscaglia was under attack in the Gulf of Aden -- with a security detail of just two unarmed men and a ship laden with tons of highly flammable palm oil.

Illegal Wildlife Trade Threatens Global Security

Patrick Davies | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Patrick Davies

Almost five hundred years ago, in 1515, the German artist Albrecht Dürer made a woodcut of a rhinoceros that has become famous throughout the world. The exotic image delighted Europe in its own day. Centuries later, it was still being published in biology textbooks.