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The Security System Alarm That Cried “Wolf.” How to Manage in a Dangerous World Full of False Alarms.

“Errrt! Errrt! Errrt! This is a test. For the next sixty seconds, this station will conduct a test of the Emergency Broadcast System. It is only a test.” “Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt!” “This has been a test of the Emergency Broadcast System. If this had been an actual emergency, you’d have no idea what’s going on. Because you turn this off the […]

Why You Can’t Rest Easy In Your Digital Security World

The Heartbleed digital security flaw. The end of support for Windows XP. The Internet Explorer Zero-Day exploit. The Anthem Blue Cross data breach. There’s a brief media fanfare about cybersecurity each time something happens, but most of us don’t think we’re affected. Some of us are inconvenienced. A few horror stories make their way into […]