‘Devastating Computer Worms’: NSA Urges Windows Update to Patch Major Security Flaw

Too many people ignore it when Microsoft suggests you update your version of Windows, so the National Security Agency is getting involved this time. The NSA is echoing the tech company’s urging that Windows users patch the operating system to its latest update, after the security vulnerability known as BlueKeep was discovered. BlueKeep, a vulnerability […]

Google ‘Moonshot’ and NSA Toolkit Rise Above the Marketing Deluge at RSA Conference

This week the cybersecurity industry’s RSA Conference (perhaps I should say the RA Conference) took place in San Francisco. It’s a mega-marketing and deal-making affair at which vendors spend lavishly to persuade potential customers that their wares can protect them, even when they can’t. While I did not attend the potlatch, I observed the proceedings […]