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September 19, 2014  4:34 PM

The Struggle with ID Badges

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Security, Uncategorized, Video

Earlier this week I sat down with Kara Sassone of Northeastern University to talk about ID badges and security. Here's the interview. What's your take on the hassle ID badges present? Do you think there are better solutions for keeping our facilities and workplaces secure? [brightcove]

September 10, 2014  4:33 PM

Hotels, Apple, TSA and more Security

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Apple, Data, IOS, protection, Security

I’m typing this from Gate 16 at the Nashville airport. After spending a week here in the south, I’ve been able to amass information on a variety of security issues that you’ve probably faced. I want to share them with you here and find out your thoughts.

Hotel...


September 5, 2014  12:25 AM

Naked photos, common sense and construction security

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Credit cards, Hackers, IOS, Security

It’s been a wild week. Each time I had this column ready to post, something else happened in the security world and I had to rewrite this thing. From naked photos of celebrities on IOS cloud servers to a purported breach of credit card data at Home Depot, I think we’ve finally...


August 28, 2014  7:36 PM

Summer Security Wrap-up

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Hackers, malware, Security

Fantasy Football drafts are about to take place, students are moving back to school, vacation travel is being wrapped up, and lots of financial, life, leisure and family information is being shared. That's an environment that reeks of security risks and is probably making lots of hackers lick their...


August 19, 2014  3:37 PM

Healthy Respect for Security – Medical Data Breaches

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Hack, Healthcare, Security, Stolen data

One of the hats I wore before jumping into my role as freelance writer was as an employee of a rehabilitation facility. This rehab - for physical injuries and ailments - was a small player in the huge sea of hospitals and provider companies. To that end, their systems were hardly interconnected,...


August 13, 2014  3:19 PM

The Broken Car Window – Keep Your Valuables Out of Sight

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, duplicate, IT, Permissions, Sandbox, Security, Uncategorized

Like many readers, I live and work near a major metropolitan area. Crime is on our minds more as a way of life as opposed to a life-trajectory-affecting force. Therefore, the issue of car break-ins isn't one we focus on. City dwellers just know to keep valuables out of sight.


August 5, 2014  9:32 PM

Bad Security in One Area is Bad Security in All Areas

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Accounts payable, CEO, CIO, CTO, Finance, IT, Security, Uncategorized

Guess what has two thumbs and just got a check for a project he finished? Oh, yes. This guy. Bookmark and Share     2 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 30, 2014  4:19 PM

IE no more secure than an unlocked car

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
CTO, Hack, Hackers, Internet Explorer, IT, Security, Software

My MINI Cooper is parked in a garage. In the car is a pile of coins that if counted would amount to $34, probably. That’s why I locked the doors, hid the coins, parked in sight of the lot attendant and ensured that nothing else of value was in view of passersby.

Paranoid? Maybe....


July 23, 2014  4:58 PM

Chips no longer an option for protecting credit cards? What!?

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Data-security, protection, Security

I’m all for technology being incorporated into our lives. We use so many online networks to stay in touch with friends, colleagues and even the businesses with whom we interact. But the cost of sharing information with these audiences is often worth the payoff. ROI of sharing is...


July 16, 2014  3:30 PM

Controlling your IT Assets – Learn from the Supermoon

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
CIO, CTO, Data, IT, keys, Security

The Supermoon the other night got me thinking, “with great size comes great responsibility.” While reworked from a Spiderman comic book quote, it’s a saying that rings true when you’re thinking about online presence and how you can best control your image, assets and...


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