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 145 Followers

Matthew Rosenquist

Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference Sets Its Agenda

1 day ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.15 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

1 day ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.12 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

2 days ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.43 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

5 days ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.13 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

5 days ago 2 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $1.93 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?

1 week ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.29 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!

1 week ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.22 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...

Hackers Scan Massive Docker Instances to Mine Crypto

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.39 tipped

Hackers are at it again, looking for vulnerable Docker instances so they can selfishly mine Monero.  Over the weekend, according to cybersecurity researchers at Bad Packets, what is believed to be a concerted effort to scan for known vulnerabilities...

Hacking Phones: How Law Enforcement Is Saving Privacy

3 weeks ago 3 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.15 tipped

It's no longer true that society must choose to either weaken everybody's privacy or let criminals run rampant.   As a staunch privacy advocate, I am excited that law enforcement now has access to tools to decrypt locked smartphones! But, wait! Is...

Google Nearly released 100k Health Files Without Consent

4 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.05 tipped

Google almost released 100k chest X-ray files, as part of an Artificial Intelligence project.  The National Institutes of Health stepped in and advised of the potential violation which halted the exposure of data.  This is another example of how the...