Convicted SIM Swapper Gets 3 Years in Jail

A 21-year-old Irishman who pleaded guilty to charges of helping to steal millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies from victims has been sentenced to just under three years in prison. The defendant is part of an alleged conspiracy involving at least eight others in the...

2020 Was a Secure Election

Over at Lawfare: “2020 Is An Election Security Success Story (So Far).” What’s more, the voting itself was remarkably smooth. It was only a few months ago that professionals and analysts who monitor election administration were alarmed at how badly...

Body Found in Canada Identified as Neo-Nazi Spam King

The body of a man found shot inside a burned out vehicle in Canada three years ago has been identified as that of Davis Wolfgang Hawke, a prolific spammer and neo-Nazi who led a failed anti-government march on Washington, D.C. in 1999, according to news reports....

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’ll be speaking at Cyber Week Online, October 19-21, 2020. I’ll be speaking at the IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society virtual conference, November 12-15, 2020. I’ll be keynoting...