Samuel Bocetta

Samuel Bocetta

Security Analyst and Consultant
Joined on December 13, 2019
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About

A former defense contractor for the US Navy, Sam Bocetta turned to freelance journalism in retirement, focusing his writing on US diplomacy and national security, as well as technology trends in cyberwarfare, cyberdefense, and cryptography.

Much of his career focus was spent penetration testing ballistics computer systems for a variety of spacecraft, aircraft, and some marine vessels. The cat-and-mouse game of finding security vulnerabilities and figuring out how to strengthen/eradicate them remains a fascination that Sam explores via the written word these days.

After more than three decades — but less than four, he's quick to point out — Sam decided to rein in his globetrotting ways and spend more time with the grandkids.

When not writing articles, Sam Bocetta can be found in his "study" (actually a converted space above the garage) working on his first book — an exploration of how to democratize personal privacy solutions for the broader public — which is due to be published in 2020.

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Predicting the Cost of Cryptocurrency Hacks in 2020

The last few years have proven to be a crucial moment for cryptocurrency security. The more cryptocurrency has risen in popularity, the more high profile security breaches have occurred, and the more key institutions have been targeted. The young cryptocurrency industry has always been brimming with opportunity, but with this comes risk, especially when there are lapses in security. more

How AI Affects ComSec and Accessibility

Data transmission is one area where security should be among the biggest concerns. Overseeing data integrity is the realm of communications security (ComSec) teams, and they're getting a lot of assistance these days from artificial intelligence (AI) via machine learning and other AI components that also prove helpful in improving accessibility. Under the umbrella of AI, advances like assistive technologies promote accessibility while preserving data integrity and the flow of communications. more

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Data CenterTelecomCybersecurityPrivacyBlockchainCybercrime

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