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  • May 20, 2017
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This week was the cybersecurity law “trifecta” … and maybe a little cyber security fatigue

By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. Founder/CEO 19 May 2018 (Athens, Greece) – The start of my conference year is in Lille, France at the International Cybersecurity Forum (for my coverage click here), and that kicks off 30+ technology events I attend each year on artificial intelligence, cyber security and the technology-media-telecommunications ecosystem. I cannot attend everything […]


  • May 16, 2017
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Further thoughts on the “WannaCry” ransomware attack: protecting your digital life

  Shields up!!!   16 May 2017 (Brussels, Belgium) – This past weekend I published a post The “WannaCry” ransomware attack, cyber warfare … and the lack of understanding, an attempt to help readers understand the technology behind Friday’s attack and the issues involved. Now some further thoughts on blame, protecting yourself … and the business model […]


  • May 14, 2017
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The “WannaCry” ransomware attack, cyber warfare … and the lack of understanding

What these cyber attacks are starting to resemble 14 May 2017 – This past Friday a major ransomware attack affected 100 countries and scores of organizations across the world reportedly including Telefonica in Spain, the National Health Service in the UK, the railway system in Russia, and FedEx in the US.  NOTE:  this threat is still under active investigation, so the […]


  • Apr 20, 2017
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HOLY CYBER!! Part 2 of “THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!!

  [  Part of a continuing series; for Part 1 click here ]       A gentle tiptoe into the Russian hacking of the political process, the Chinese hacking of the commercial process …    and several aspects of the economics, politics and technology of cyber war             20 April 2017 (Athens, Greece) – […]


  • Mar 24, 2017
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HOLY CYBER!! Part 1: THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!! THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!! (oh, the Chinese, too)

[ Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. ] A gentle tiptoe into the Russian hacking of the political process, the Chinese hacking of the commercial process …  and several aspects of the politics of cyber war   24 MARCH 2017 (Paris, France) – Whatever you might think of Russia’s recent antics on the world stage, you […]


  • Dec 23, 2016
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NIST asks for help securing data in quantum computing era … because the cybersecurity world is scared sh****ss

  “I don’t really know what a quantum computer is … but at this point I’m afraid to ask”  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.   23 December 2016 (Paris, France) – With functional, quantum computers on the (not too distant?) horizon, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is asking the public for help […]


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