Deborah Bird Haralson

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How I hacked a high-tech rifle

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Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

Tech giant Juniper already had a secure system. Why did it undermine that?

When tech giant Juniper Networks made the startling announcement last month that it had uncovered two mysterious backdoors embedded in software …

Information Security

How security will accelerate, not inhibit, cloud adoption in 2016

<i>(c)iStock.com/alphaspirit</i><p>A study released by Rackspace and conducted by Vanson Bourne argues improving resilience and security remain in the top …

Comment on When Facts Are Not Enough – 10 Tips for Communicating to a Non-Technical Audience by Steve Lenner

I don’t think your example is a good one. Bill was trying to establish that IE was always a part of Windows. By trying to pin down a specific date of …

Explaining technical things to non-technical people

I often have to explain technical things and technical decisions to my <i>extremely</i> non technical manager and I'm pretty awful at it. What are good ways …

The STEM paradoxes: Graduates’ lack of non-technical skills, and not enough women

There’s a paradox in the scientific world, but it may not be the one you’re thinking about.<p>Here’s why.<p>On Monday, the New York Academy of Sciences announced that even though the global economy is generating a record number of scientists, it still faces a shortage in science professionals.<p>This is one …

Seven tips for talking with nontechnical people

You know it is important to talk to your users, but sometimes they just don't get it. Make sure that you're not the problem by doing everything you …

Talking tech with non tech people

Explaining complex software to customers who may not have a technical background certainly has its challenges. Frustration for both parties is just …

Breaking Cyber Kill Chains®

The “cyber kill chain®”1 is a model for framing an incident response/analysis capability that was developed by Lockheed Martin’s Computer Incident …

Information Security

Information Ordnance: Logic Bombs, Forensics, and the Tragical History of Roger Duronio

Given the ongoing investigation at Fannie Mae, it seems appropriate to start waxing philosophical a bit on some recent evolutionary changes in the …

The OSI model demystified. (Part 2 of 2)

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The OSI Model Demystified (Part 1 of 2)

Ghost in the Shellcode

Ghost in the Shellcode is an annual capture-the-flag contest that takes place every winter -- generally in January, but sometimes in February. The …

Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

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3Dpad touchless gesture controller Arduino shield by ootsidebox on Tindie

<b>3Dpad is an innovative and experimental system that you can use for creativity, experiments and education.</b><p><i>The underlaying technology is patented and</i> …

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Hackaday.io

Hackaday Platform<p>Discover<p>Hackaday.io is the single largest online repository of Open Hardware Projects. Have an idea for a new art project, hardware …

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Configuration of Arduino USB as a 3D - HID device

<b>Introduction</b><p>The Arduino UNO was used as the interface between the ROBOTmaker's 3D HID sensor and a PC. Some main reasons in the first place is …

Laundry Text Message Alerts With Arduino Yun

The buzzer on a washer or dryer may be OK for most people, but what if you would like something a little more versatile to tell you when your laundry is done? Here’s an interesting solution involving an Arduino Yún that sends a text message when the washer or dryer is done.<p>Rather than hacking into …

A Touchless 3D Tracking Interface

Create a 3D computer interface using little more than an Arduino, six resistors, and some aluminum foil!<p>In this project, we’ll take a very simple idea — the length of time it takes a capacitor to charge — and make something rather amazing with it: a 3D interface that can track the position of your …

Arduino

Overview | FLORA Sensors

Sensors! They’re great for bringing interactivity to your wearables projects, and the FLORA family of high tech sewable sensors just keeps growing. …

Overview | FLORA NeoGeo Watch

Make your own LED timepiece! Use FLORA and its GPS module to tell time with a ring of pixels. A leather cuff holds the circuit and hides the battery. …

Overview | NeoPixel Ring Clock

Build a clock with NeoPixel rings and FLORA! The FLORA GPS provides accurate timekeeping, and the clock’s circular motif make it a handsome addition …

A Breakdown and Analysis of the December, 2014 Sony Hack

The Beginning (November 24) <br>Second Round of Leaks (December 3) <br>The Analysis Game (December 4) <br>The Next Chapter (December 5) <br>The Analysis Continues …