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Hired Cisco 1997. Fired Cisco 2014. Acquired by Cisco 2016. Retired from Cisco 2020. I've learned a lot in these past 23 years. I hope that I can share what I've learned with others and in some small part help to close the digital divide.

Google to Prioritize Secure Websites

BBC News is reporting today that Google has updated their search engine algorithm to provide a higher rank to websites that use HTTPS.  The web news site Gigaom explains further that the algorithm identifies web sites that use HTTPS / TLS and uses it as a 'light factor' that impacts less than 1% of global queries.

New Apple Guidelines Explain What Data the Company Will Provide to Law Enforcement

ars technica has a great article that explains recently published Apple guidelines regarding what customer data the company will provide to law enforcement.  Reviewing and understanding Apple's position is important as the companies consumer devices such as the iPhone, the iPad, and Mac computers running OS/X readily provide users the capability to use both local … Continue reading New Apple Guidelines Explain What Data the Company Will Provide to Law Enforcement