The New Social Security: When Social Media Meets Social Engineering

The convergence is upon us all; this influx of technology intermingled with information infused now in every possible facet of our business and personal lives. We live in the presence of infinite possibilities through technology. Business is being propelled into new trajectories never before possible. Out social spheres and human interpersonal interactions have all been… Read More

Information Security By the Numbers

The Security Trifecta is a comprehensive and innovative approach to holistic security, risk, governance and privacy coverage for the enterprise. Because the methodology is universally applicable and ultimately sustainable, it has become the perfect model for any size organization regardless of business concentration. In fact, the more critical, the more regulated, the more sensitive the… Read More

The Weakest Link

I recently ran across a memorandum by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) that states: “Narcissistic tendencies in many people fuels a need to have a large group of ‘friends’ link to their pages and many of these people accept cyber-friends that they don’t even know. This provides an excellent vantage point for the… Read More

Daily Digest for June 19th

mdpeters: Review of criminal law substantive review—Non-Homicide Crimes; Theft Crimes; Structure Crimes. Preparing for first year final exams. [#] — 12:27am via Twitter Feed mdpeters: New blog post: Social Networks and Social Engineering https://michaelpeters.org/?p=575 [#] — 12:45am via Twitter Feed mdpeters: Review of: Contracts – Assignment of Contract Rights. [#] — 10:27am via Twitter Feed… Read More

Social Networks and Social Engineering

I’ve commented occasionally about social networking site and appropriate content posted therein. I’ll share an article I read on a favorite news site. It is an amazing abuse of authority in my opinion. It also demonstrates the hazards of what could happen when low-tech mentality bludgeons high-tech. Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/18/american_burg_and_facebook/ US city demands FaceSpaceGooHoo log-ins… Read More