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After the Equifax fiasco, how do we move forward?

Update Sept. 26, 2017 I put together three video presentations about what went wrong with the Equifax fiasco and what to do about it. Here is a video presentation about what went wrong. Here is a video presentation with a structural approach to fixing the system. Here...

What do we know about the Equifax data breach?

I shared my initial thoughts about the Equifax data breach in this post from Sept. 8, 2017.  And here is the recording from my WCCO Radio interview with Jordana Green and Paul Douglas.  What follows is an update as of Sept. 11, 2017. (As of Sept. 14, 2017, this...

What to do when your Internet doesn’t work

Internet trouble can make you crazy. You’re posting away on Facebook and suddenly your posts don’t post anymore.  Or maybe you’re emailing your sister and your email program complains it can’t connect to the server. Or maybe your fancy smartTV...

Time to man up and swallow my pride

Well, this is embarrassing. I left a gaping security hole right here in my own author website. I buried my head in the sand and planted a “kick me” sign on my butt. I dodged a bullet because, as you’ll see below, nobody visits my website yet. But,...

Your own worst enemy

When you wanna cry to your worst cyber-security enemy, hold up a mirror In a July 20, 2017  interview with New York Times columnist Bret Stephens in a room full of very important people at the Aspen Institute, new CIA Director, Mike Pompeo, said, “WikiLeaks will...

Prejudice and Respect

I earned my MBA degree in 1996. I share that tidbit to communicate that tech people really can do more than sit in dark rooms and play with computers.  Here’s more. I graduated in the top one hundred percent of my class, making me the opposite of a superstar....

Talent

A lot of people have asked me lately, “Greg, why do you write?”  I ask myself that same question all the time, especially in the middle of the night after I’ve fallen asleep in front of the keyboard and I wake up with a sore neck and drool running...