June 2012

That Was Some Storm Last Night!

We had a storm here last night – some fairly high winds (up to 80mph/128kph) and it did a fair amount of damage. The Starbucks I’m in is packed with people attempting to get caffeine (as usual) but moreso to recharge their devices. (A lot of peopl…

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Bright Talk – Automated Malware Analysis – Let the Machines Do the Work! (Mitigating Enterprise IT Security Risks)

As part of Bright Talk’s Information Security channel, I recently gave a webinar on automated malware analysis. Entitled “Automated Malware Analysis – Let the Machines Do the Work!” the presentation can be found here at Bright Talk. Discussing how…

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Inflation Is Robbing Us All

I had a conversation with my father over salary when he last visited a couple of weeks ago, and we were comparing his highest salary with my current one. As he was laid off in 1986 and never made more money at his subsequent jobs than in that year…

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I’m 10% Viking And Have a New 4th Cousin!

As part of becoming a family historian, I signed up for the trial of Ancestry.com’s DNA Analysis for ancestry research. As one of the first people to have access to the Ancestry.com DNA analysis, I recently received my results. It was no surprise …

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