The Dark Web Is An Onion

The Internet everyday people know through Google and Bing is less than 20% of the total number of sites that exist on the Internet. What is the Dark Web, anyway?

DoH + PiHole = Better Privacy?

Until companies design products and services with them in mind, the work of protecting our privacy and security falls on consumers like you and I.

The Elephant in the Room

“We’re all grieving the reality that we’re vulnerable to cybercrime.” But we can do something about it. Here are some quick pro tips.

Data Rights Are Human Rights

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 2020. Here’s what you need to know.

“What’s a ‘botnet’?”

Robot networks or botnets have quickly grown in popularity among criminals. Here’s why and what you can do about it.

Fight Malware: Use DNAT Rules

Another #InvisibleOpSec – how to improve efficiency, security, and privacy with little or no cost and minimal effort.

Idea Machine

My little boy asks me to draw a unique napkin for his lunch each day. For 4 years.

The Power of Lists

Like making lists? Me, too. Even though my lists may not look like lists in the traditional sense, they still serve a pretty cool purpose.

Impervious to Change

Work looks the same as play today. Hard to tell if you’re on Insta or looking at spreadsheets accounting just sent over.

TAG, you’re it.

Yesterday was kind of a big deal, celebrated quietly inside my own heart. It was the 10th anniversary of the day I completed a labor of love that changed my life for so much the better.

Star Wars, Role Models + Making Choices

Few things are more satisfying to geeky parents than watching Star Wars with their child(ren) for the first time and noticing which character they take to. I was 5 years old when I saw it, my first movie. It wasn’t just a movie. It was a drive-in movie. It wasn’t just a drive-in movie. It was Star Wars.

Why We All Need Media Literacy

If we’d only just discovered that the Earth is round, there’s still a bazillion websites out there claiming it’s flat.

DIY vs. DIT – Part II

The first part of this post built an analogy, that centralization is like DIY (Do-it-Yourself) and decentralization is like DIT (Do-it-Together).

If we can agree on that analogy, simply for the sake of conversation, then we can take it a step further by looking through that lens into some specific contexts where this approach can add value to our efforts by breaking down our silos.

Living With Dementia

Mom passed away. Here’s everything I learned from the experience about Vascular Dementia.

Dark Patterns

Dark Patterns are design tricks used to exploit typical human behavior. Here’s what you need to know.

On Kids & Guns

It’s controversial but important. As a parent, here’s my perspective.

SecTor 2019 Redux

My pal, Kim Crawley, wrote about her experience at SecTor in Toronto and was kind enough to include me in it.

SecTor 2019

Dunno how I hadn’t heard of SecTor in Toronto before now – here’s a quick summary of my experience.