People have been lamenting over the end of online privacy since the first Internet wave back in the 90s.  Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy sparked a controversy in 1999 when he said “You have zero privacy anyway.  Get over it.” Politicians, industry groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the technology press didn’t like that bold [...]

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Your computer is your gateway to your online life.  Every day you read and post to social media, email colleagues and friends, share photos, and documents.  You probably do your banking, book travel, and manage your daily plans and schedules.  Most people are so connected they forget just how much data goes in… and how [...]

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You spend the better part of every day working closely with colleagues who share the same goals.  You’re all loyal, hardworking and smart.  Well, mostly all.  If there’s a social engineer in your office you get just two out of three. Social engineers work hard and they’re smart – they’re just not on your side. [...]

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This video post is an interview with Oculis CEO Bill Anderson and excerpts from his popular presentation at SINET this year.

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Popular Demo at SINET

                              This picture shows the crowd at SINET checking out Bill Anderson’s Chameleon demo last week.  As you can tell from their expressions, people are very impressed.   In this demo we open up a Word document, a website, and Outlook [...]

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IAPP Privacy Award Dinner

                            The International Association of Privacy Professionals and HP presented Oculis Labs with the 2012 HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award last week at the annual award dinner.   That’s me,  Bill Anderson, Oculis Labs’ CEO, making my acceptance speech. This award is very [...]

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Your organization is migrating to the cloud for all the right reasons, including a desire to control your sensitive data by keeping it in the datacenter at all times. There’s just one problem with this story: it’s not true. It’s not true because your data still leaking – out of the thousands of desktops, laptops, [...]

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Even sophisticated hackers can get hacked if they don’t protect their computer screens. I just read “Ghost in the Wires” by the notorious Kevin Mitnick in which he recounts his hacking life story and the events that led up to his arrest and imprisonment. In one chapter he recounts how he was caught by an [...]

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Bill Anderson, founder and CEO of Oculis Labs June 14, 2012 Give me a couple of minutes and I’ll slip through your virtual private network (VPN), bypass your firewall, blind your intrusion prevention system and negate your disk encryption. To add insult to injury, I’ll do it in your office while we drink a coffee [...]

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To a social engineer intent on extracting data, the modern office reads like an open book.  Over-the-shoulder reconnaissance reveals what is available, where it is, and who has access to it – all the ingredients an adversary needs to succeed at a data breach.   Organizations that focus exclusively on network security may keep out external [...]

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