Category: cybersecurity

So much for UEFI security.

I read reporting in Ars this morning about the Kaspersky identified CosmicStrand UEFI rootkit. As a nerd and tech instructor my hope has always been that with the move away from BIOS based computers to UEFI everyone would be more secure. After all one of the main features of UEFI was to be able to […]

School Surveillance of Students Through Laptops May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

My hometown news website recently published an article with the above title authored by University of North Carolina Professor Nir Kshetri. I’ve never met Professor Kshetri but after reading his essay I posted the following comment. Professor Kshetri is all wrong in his analysis and conclusions regarding monitoring minor students use of district supplied computing […]