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CryptoSmarts 4: The Best Free Password Managers

16 Oct 2020 7 minute read 7 comments MintDice.com

CryptoSmarts 4 MintDice is proud to bring you the fourth part of the CryptoSmarts series, a 100% unbiased/non-affiliate paid article set that will focus on relatively simple ways you can boost your privacy, take power away from overbearing government...

Some Justice for Phone Scammers

3 Dec 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Matthew Rosenquist

You know those spam calls that threaten money is owed to the IRS and if you don’t pay over-the-phone you will be arrested?  How about the call that the US Immigration will deport you if you don’t pay.  All annoying scams.  But, highly profitable for...

Where Should a CISO Report Into?

3 May 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Where should a CISO report into within an organization?  No common standard exists as we can find them operating under many different organizations, including IT, Legal, the CTO, and CEO just to name a few.  In today’s video, I break down some of th...

2 Biggest Factors Driving the Future of Cybersecurity

7 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity can appear random and chaotic, but there are basic fundamentals that drive the course of cyberattacks.  In today’s video, I dive into the two biggest factors that shape cybersecurity risks, attacks, and what drives the direction of the...

The 10 Worst Cybersecurity Strategies

16 Jul 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Counting down to the absolutely worst cybersecurity strategies. Sadly, these are all prevalent in the industry. Many organizations have failed spectacularly simply because they chose to follow a long-term path that leads to disaster. You know who yo...

Cautious Optimism and Grave Concerns as Intel Integrates Cybereason into Chips

27 Jan 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Intel and Cybereason just announced that they are working to integrate Cybereason to collect data from hardware to software levels, with the goal of protecting users from ransomware. This is an opportunity for better cybersecurity, but also could be...

Building Smart Cities of the Future Takes a Team of Experts

18 Feb 2021 1 minute read 14 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Today I am honored to join the World Smart Cities Economic Development Commission Advisory Board of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), a partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), to support job growth, dig...

Crypto Malware PSA

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments cryptoforcanadians

I recently came across a post on Reddit about how someone keeps pasting in a different crypto address despite correctly copying the intended address. Just as the poster suspects, I too suspect that the computer he or she is using is indeed infected w...

Not Paying Ransomware is the Only Way We All Win

22 Feb 2021 1 minute read 9 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Ransomware is on the rise because cybercriminals are being rewarded. Those who are impacted have been paying the ransoms, thereby funding and encouraging attackers to expand and target others. The right path forward, to crush ransomware attacks, is...

How Easy is it to Actually Attack a Blockchain?

16 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Violet64

Security in the cryptocurrency space is of utmost importance. After all what good is a decentralised blockchain if a hacker can simply change the coin’s supply, censor it or even halt the chain to the ground. Different ways have come up over time to...