UAV

What is a UAV (drone)?

Protus3 News, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

What is a UAV? A UAV is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or, drone. This is a popular hobby in some instances, however in other instances it’s an affordable device aiding in illegal activity. Owners range from Martha Stewart, your 13 year old neighbor, your wedding photographer and possibly ISIS. Drones have great uses for the honest population or hobbyist. Being …

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Are VoIP Phones Secure?

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE News, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

A recent article identified and discussed a security flaw in VoIP phones. I am not advocating throwing away your VoIP phone system and going back to analog; I recommend educating yourself to the possible threat, measuring the likelihood of that threat in your environment, and making corrective measures if necessary. Most of the electronic devices we use on a daily …

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Legal Requirements as Mobile Devices Inundate Offices

Protus3 Business Continuity Planning, Compliance, Computer Forensics, Corporate Compliance, Crisis Management Planning, Electronic Data Recovery, Intellectual Property, Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

By Elizabeth Johnson Originally published in Business North Carolina’s Law Journal, May 2012 issue With 87% of employees confirming they use personal electronic devices for work, designing a workable “bring-your-own-device” program is probably overdue. BYOD is a tricky issue; 48% of companies claim they would never authorize employees to use personal devices for work, but 57% acknowledge that employees do …