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Captchas Dying vs. The Red Queen

Matt Burgess’ October 2017 article in Wired, entitled “Captcha is dying. This is how it’s being reinvented for the AI age” is worth reading.  A high level survey of the history and misadventures of the CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart), the broken aspect of each evolution of the…


ATG Vulnerabilities and Risk Management

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) includes a class of devices known as automatic tank gauges (ATGs).  ATGs play a critical role in monitoring and managing storage tanks, either underground or above-ground (USTs and ASTs respectively), which are used to store hazardous materials such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and so on. ATGs continuously test for leaks, for…