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Michael Figueroa
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Family Man | Advanced Technology Research Manager | Former IT and Cybersecurity Executive | Recovering Youth Soccer Coach
Family Man | Advanced Technology Research Manager | Former IT and Cybersecurity Executive | Recovering Youth Soccer Coach

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The White House probably doesn't realize it, but it's proposing to criminalize cybersecurity research. That would put the nail in the cybersecurity coffin, and the hackers will win. Here's my analysis of the proposal and why it just doesn't make any good sense.
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Check out my quick suggestions for keeping your financial sanity this holiday season.
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Customers of JPMorgan Chase have little control over their relationship with the company. So, the only way to hold it accountable is for the government to intervene. I, for one, hope that accountability comes.
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Microsoft has the opportunity to make the most significant IT security impact in the company's history. I don't believe for a second that Microsoft will open source Windows XP, but stranger things have happened. Here's my argument for why open source XP would benefit the entire community.
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My old MIT pals really humble me. Check out this vid with frat bro Ara Knaian on Google's Project Ara modular phone. Yes, it's named for Ara.
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Software maintenance is changing and consumers are losing control. This posting discusses how my recent operating system updates on three systems/devices illustrate how losing control is damaging consumer security protections.
The Mobile Security Failure
The Mobile Security Failure
figueroait.blogspot.com
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Who looks at their credit reports to confirm that all of the good accounts are valid? Obviously, not me.
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In my continuing saga to clear up my credit reports from fraudulent information, I realized that blame is irrelevant. Set aside your pride. It has no place here.
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Identity Theft: Guilty Until Proven Innocent
“What is your identity?” It’s more than just an existential question, it’s a question that you need to ask yourself when addressing a potential identity theft situation. To be more precise, you have to ask yourself, “What is it that identifies you?” To begi...
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Federal Contracting Part 4: Intervention and Rehab
The challenge faced by HHS and CGI Federal to build Healthcare.gov were exceptional. They attempted to tackle an extremely complex data integration and communications platform in the relatively short timeframe of just under two years. Even without the highl...
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