Goodbye From Me

This will be my final blog post of the semester for my IST 323 Information Security class. This has been an amazing semester and I have learned so many valuable things from this class. I have learned some things that I probably should never speak of but I enjoyed every class all semester. Information Security…

He Can’t Have That?

In a recent article from Security Week, the idea of phone security was discussed. This morning, another article came out about President Obama’s use of a phone in the White House. It was revealed that President Obama is not allowed to have an iPhone because of “security concerns”. It was also revealed that both of…

Happy Thanksgiving

In my Thanksgiving edition on my blog, I wanted to talk about things that I am Thankful for and how the Black Friday rush is very pertinent to Information Security. This has been a great year in my life. I had an awesome year filled with friends, family, and opportunities. I had two great semesters…

How Secure are your iOS Apps?

I own a iPhone, I love my iPhone. I just recently upgraded to a Blue iPhone 5C after 2 years of a 4S that has decided to get slow and clunky. I also use a ton of apps. I use apps for everything everyday of the week. Recently, there has some scrutiny among security professionals…

O Adobe

In light of the recent Adobe hacks, there has been a huge conversation about the handling of user information by large companies. Adobe recently reported that up to 138 million users were compromised. This is a large amount of users and way too many. This is not all Adobe’s fault though. Many people use very…

Following the Fake

Twitter, one of my favorite social networking sites to use. Probably one of everyone’s favorite social networking sites to use. I use Twitter for daily news, updates from friends / celebrities / athletes, and pretty much any sort of information about the ongoings of the world. I also tweet on a usual daily basis about…

The Road 2.0

Earlier in the semester, I wrote a blog about Silk Road and Tor, the online black market drug superstore. Silk Road was taken offline by the FBI and shut down for good. Sure enough, a few weeks later, it is back up again and stronger than before. With over 12,000 new registered users, Silk Road…