Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity Strategist specializing in the evolution of threats, opportunities, and risks in pursuit of optimal security for our digital world.

Joined April 2019 183 Followers

Matthew Rosenquist

Digital Retaliation of Iran – Top 6 Likely Cyberattacks

2 weeks ago 3 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.39 tipped

The United States and allies' national cyber response may soon be tested with the latest escalating conflict in the middle east. The U.S. conducted an airstrike that killed a revered Iranian general while in Iraq. This was in retaliation to a number...

Banks are Developing Digital Currencies and Opening Themselves to Cyber Risk

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $2.70 tipped

Cybersecurity will be hard pressed to take on the new challenges of bank managed digital currencies Banks are developing their own digital currencies.  The introduction of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) is the beginning of an interesting tre...

The 7 Most Dangerous Digital Technology Trends

3 weeks ago 18 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $3.97 tipped

As our world embraces a digital transformation, innovative technologies bring greater opportunities, cost efficiencies, abilities to scale globally, and entirely new service capabilities to enrich the lives of people globally.  But there is a catch....

Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference Sets Its Agenda

14 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.19 tipped

The premier west-coast digital forensics conference program has been set!  As a member of the advisory board, I was honored to be part of the team helping select the speakers and topics for next year’s event.  The conference organizers are allowing...

Video explaining how facial recognition is used to identify and track people

13 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.15 tipped

An informative video of how advances in facial recognition is enabling tracking of people by governments or even individuals. Anonymity is surrendered when you can identify anyone with just a low-resolution image. It is as easy as using an Internet...

Past and Future Challenges for Security: ThinkTech Interviews Cybersecurity Strategist Matthew Rosenquist

12 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.51 tipped

A look back at some of the missteps in 2019 across the convergence of cyber and physical security, with discussions on what challenges are ahead for the next year. Thanks to Andrew Lanning for hosting me as a guest on the ThinkTech livestream show! ...

Top Writers in Privacy on Medium

10 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.15 tipped

I am honored to be named by Medium as one of the Top Writers in Privacy!   Congrats to the entire list; a community that recognizes the importance and is actively championing the rights of privacy for all.   Remember: There can be no libe...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacks are on the Rise

9 Dec 2019 2 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $2.26 tipped

Seven major cryptocurrency exchanges were victimized in 2019, totaling over $160 million in financial theft.  As predicted, cybercriminal hackers targeted crypto exchanges in 2019 and the trend will continue into 2020.    Crypto exchanges are relati...

Can Cybersecurity Professionals Agree there is a Benefit to Cryptocurrency?

6 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.34 tipped

I have been in quite the heated debate with my fellow cybersecurity professionals on LinkedIn regarding their perception that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are only vehicles for cybercriminals.  Yes, cryptocurrency is becoming a favorite among ransomwa...

Let’s get Uptrennd on Presearch!

3 Dec 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.26 tipped

Presearch is an Internet search engine that rewards users for using its site with its native PRE token.  It is free to use and earning free PRE happens automatically for each search.    As part of the design, it integrates with other search and cont...