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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 211 Followers

Matthew Rosenquist

Cryptocurrency Fraud Reached $4.3 Billion in 2019

6 days ago 3 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Cryptocurrency fraud is aggressively on the rise and topped over $4 billion last year, according to the security tracking company Chainalysis. This is especially shocking to those who thought they had found an incredible investment in the cryptocurr...

2020 Techno Security & Digital Forensic conference in San Diego CA on March 9th-11th

1 week ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

I am looking forward to the 2020 Techno Security & Digital Forensic conference in San Diego CA on March 9th-11th. I was honored to deliver last year's keynote and looking at the list of sessions, this year's lineup is even better.  Drones...

There is No Easy Fix to AI Privacy Problems

2 weeks ago 4 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Artificial intelligence – more specifically, the machine learning (ML) subset of AI - has a number of privacy problems. Not only does ML require vast amounts of data for the training process, but the derived system is also provided with access to ev...

Avast Shuts Down its Data Sales Subsidiary Due to Privacy Backlash

3 weeks ago 2 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Avast was recently caught selling user's web browsing data.  Sensitive data like website destinations, search terms, and even what videos customers watched were collected by Avast software residing on customers' computers.  The data was repackaged a...

More Challenges for Intel Hardware Product Security

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

New CPU Vulnerabilities Discovered RIDL/ZombieLoad and L1DES/CacheOut are just the latest variants of vulnerabilities discovered in Intel CPU’s that target Micro-architectural Data Sampling (MDS) weaknesses. Discovered over 7 months ago, researchers...

Privacy Day – Yes it Matters More than You Might Think

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Privacy Day promotes the fundamental principles of being able to control your personal information and to raise awareness of the risks in our digital society. The advancement and adoption of communication technology have elevated this issue to a wor...

Time to Check and Change Your Avast Privacy Settings

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Vice magazine recently reported that the Avast anti-virus company was harvesting their customer’s browsing data and selling it to other companies.  This included what sites, keyword searches, YouTube videos, and other data which showcased user’s act...

Interpol Has Stopped 78 percent of Cryptojacking in Southeast Asia

23 Jan 2020 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

Not often do I get a warm and fuzzy feeling about cybersecurity.  In almost all cases the news is bad.  This is a rare occasion.  Thanks to Interpol, Southeast Asia saw a 78% decrease in cryptojacking!  That is truly amazing! Cryptojacking often inv...

Collaboration Makes Smart Cities More Secure

22 Jan 2020 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

I am excited to join the development team for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Cities and Communities Framework (SCCF) with a focus on cybersecurity and privacy.  The volunteer team is working to develop a compreh...

Being Quoted is the Greatest Compliment

20 Jan 2020 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist

As a cybersecurity speaker, it is important to communicate in ways that resonate, inform, and inspire audiences.   It is always nice when someone uses one of my quotes, validating I made a worthwhile connection. In this case, my insights were part o...