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June 20, 2015  1:40 AM

Want Money from the Gov’t? Get a Death Certificate.

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Access, Data, Facilities, Facilities management, Log management, money

It's odd. When most of my posts are about keeping things secure, this piece of news jumped out and reminded me that log and access management are still vital pieces to data and facilities security.

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June 16, 2015  2:39 PM

Opiates, Hospital Records and Communication

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Email, Hack, Healthcare, Password

In the news lately in MA is the discussion over stricter laws/legislation/rules about prescribing drugs. That's pretty much always been the case, but this time the...

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June 11, 2015  1:50 AM

Hacking Roundup – Tech News World

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Hacking, Internet, news

I like hacking news. Not because it trumpets vulnerabilities, but because it keeps people on their toes and holds all of us to common-sense standards. If we hear about someone waltzing onto the White House lawn, don't we all think a little harder about how we keep people off our business campus?...


June 1, 2015  12:22 AM

Airport Security Breaches – Inconvenient, but it’s not a data breach.

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Security

In the news today is a story about how the the Winnipeg Airport had a security breach the other day and more than 400 flights were affected. It's just the latest of a series of breaches affecting...


June 1, 2015  12:05 AM

Storms and Keeping Your Home Safe

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Facilities, home, Insurance, IT

One of my other professional hats is the Chief Content Officer at a real estate brokerage. In this role, I list property and help buyers find homes in Massachusetts. The fun part is that home security and methodology often carries across boundaries so I can make a security point using examples that...


May 31, 2015  11:28 PM

The Mighty Wallet and Security of Your IDs

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Backup, Data, Internet, online

The Summer season of travel is upon us. Lots of folks are headed out to have amazing adventures here in the United States and within other countries all over the world. They're bringing family, friends, loved ones and they're also carting along the digital keys to their castles at home.

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April 30, 2015  8:18 PM

NCIS New Orleans – Smuggling Information

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
computer, Data, PC, Security, Thumb drive

In a plot twist worthy of Back to the Future, X-Men and Mission Impossible, a recent NCIS New Orleans show dealt with data encryption and smuggling and kidnapping. That's not the coolest part. All of it was done using some real terminology and tools - not just movie magic or TV smoke and...


April 30, 2015  8:06 PM

Are You Driving an Easy Target? Car Security.

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Computers, Data, keys, Security

The television show Sherlock got me thinking about automotive security. While lots of folks are moving to cars with keyless entry and key fobs in their pocket and not in the dash, are thieves finding easier technological ways to boost your car?

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April 23, 2015  4:59 PM

The Marathon – Tracking the Runners…and the crowd

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, holiday, police, Security, Video

Each year I write…or I should say I have written…a post about the Boston Marathon. For my entire life I have attended the race and the Red Sox baseball game that takes place the morning of the marathon. But this year was different.

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March 31, 2015  2:04 PM

Site Hackers – Not a Friendly Bunch, Perhaps

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Blog, Code, Coding, Data, FILES, Hack, Security

My Website is down. I mean crushed and down. Nothing shows up except for a few Greek characters and there's no way I can recover it. I know because I've tried, my hosting service has tried, and I'm not as technically adept as I'd like to be. Instead of wallowing in my despair - as I did enough...


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