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Cybersecurity Risk’s “New Math”

– Mary K. Pratt posted an article, “The new math of cybersecurity value,” on CSOonline on September 21, 2021, available at The new math of cybersecurity value | CSO Online   It is a good article that brings up longstanding issues with security metrics, but it is by no means “new.”…

Human vs. Artificial Intelligence in Autonomous Systems

– A common goal, as we see in many articles on AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning), is to make AI/ML systems more like humans. Some claim that humans are much better at driving road vehicles than self-driving software, even though the accident statistics appear to contradict this…

The Demise of Self-Driving Cars as Such

– This is a follow-on column to my May 10, 2021 BlogInfoSec post “Will Full Autonomy Ever Be Realized?” It is prompted in part by the recent decision by the NHTSA (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration) to investigate a number of crashes that occurred when Tesla’s Autopilot…

Cybersecurity Lessons from the Pandemic: CDC Model and FS/ISAC

– It is very ironic to see that, on August 18, 2021, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) announced the formation of a Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analysis, see CDC Stands Up New Disease Forecasting Center | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC   I say that because when we…

Cybersecurity and AI/ML Biases

– Cyberattackers and cyberdefenders appear to be utilizing AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) to a rapidly increasing degree, if you are to believe the press, vendors’ claims and blogs. So, it makes sense for cybersecurity professionals and researchers to get a better…