Security Rant: Phishing Prevention and Mitigation

I think there are 3 parts to phishing defense. 1. Investigation You have to gather statistics on the current state of the environment. Should the customer even invest in training or tools to prevent links from being clicked?  They won’t know until they run a campaign to find out how many users fall prey to … Continue Reading

10 Misconceptions I Had Before Moving To NYC (part 1)

Back in 2013 I moved to New York City. The “Big Apple”. The “City That Never Sleeps”. I was 28 years old and had been a few times before and heard all about it in the movies and media. I thought I knew what I was getting into…. But I didn’t. Living in New York … Continue Reading

Password Protection #netsec

We all hate it when our companies make us change our passwords every 60 days.  But they do it for a reason!  It’s more secure! With all of the hoopla over the leaked celebrity scandalous pictures, I thought I’d revisit a topic that’s been covered to DEATH, but no one seems to really take the advice … Continue Reading

20 Annoying Things CNN Article (Flying Tips)

I haven’t ranted in awhile, so here goes… So, CNN just put out an article about the 20 most annoying things people do on planes (http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/22/travel/plane-annoying-things/index.html?hpt=hp_c2).  Since I’ve spent over 250 hours on planes so far this year, I feel like I should reply to some of those….especially the several examples I think/know are wrong! … Continue Reading

Passion for…. Anything? Everything? Something!?

Passion, desire, enthusiasm, excitement, zeal, and fervor…… These words describe more than just a passing interest or modest caring for something. They describe a level of devotion and dedication that surpasses the “normal”. They so poignantly portray an artist lost in her instrument, an athlete at his peak output during an event, an evangelical preacher … Continue Reading

Help Stop CISPA! #takeaction #blackout

                    This is my CISPA blackout… I’m a huge fan of whitespace and minimalism, so you don’t get a black/blank page. 🙂                       The U.S. House of Representatives just passed a version of the CISPA (Cyber … Continue Reading

Thank you sir, May I have another? Wow @comcast Wow!

I think I just like pain…… Comcast came out a first time NOTHING WENT RIGHT!!!  Click here for the gory details Comcast came out a second time This was to fix the mess from the first time.  This guy was good.  He fixed the dent in my wall and the enormous hole in my wall. … Continue Reading

I hope this isn’t @comcast typical…

Dear Comcast, I was so looking forward to your awesome XFinity Blast Plus service plan.  You reeled me in with 30Mbps downloads and a TV that doesn’t stop working in the rain.  I was really excited. And then…. You put your first foot forward.  And it was a dirty, lazy, rude foot.  In fact, it … Continue Reading

It’s not 4G… #ATTsucks

EVERYONE!!! HSPA+ is not 4G! AT&T does not have the nation’s largest 4G network!!! AT&T doesn’t have 2000 more cities than Verizon 4G. They both have around the same number of “evolved 3G” cities. Don’t believe the lies!!! There’s a reason why Sprint CEO called AT&T’s technology “faux G” and not 4G. 4G is the … Continue Reading