I will be reducing my publishing schedule for the next two weeks, publishing Mondays and my premium issue on Wednesdays. These will be my last regular issues of Inside Security, and I will have more to say about that before I leave at the end of the month.
My last Follow Friday is about Haroon Meer, who is one of the founders behind the popular Canary breach detection product. See item #8.
The NY Times wrote about what happens when your cellphone number becomes well-known. A columnist asked an investigator to find out about him, and you might be as surprised as he was in what they found.
Finally, publishers are moving beyond using simple web tracking cookies. This post explains a few new systems that allow for more discreet privacy controls and better ways that publishers can capture consent and identity.
-- David Strom