Profile of Joe StanganelliAttorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Joe Stanganelli is founder and principal of Beacon Hill Law, a Boston-based general practice law firm. His expertise on legal topics has been sought for several major publications, including US News and World Report and Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine. Joe is also a professional communications consultant. He has been working with social media for many years, even in the days of local BBSs, well before the term "social media" was invented. From 2003 to 2005, Joe ran Grandpa George Productions, a New England entertainment and media production company. He has also worked as a professional actor, director, and producer, and playwright.
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It's tricky trying to figure out whether or not your preferred app, website, or service provider has received a federal subpoena demanding information. When a warrant canary vanished from Reddit's Transparency Report, it got folks talking. The incident holds important lessons for enterprise IT professionals trying to decipher whether or not a service provider's data is being trolled by the feds.
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
Do CIOs have an inherent conflict of interest when it comes to security? What should be their InfoSec involvement?
Here are four ways we lose precious time at work, and alternatives that can return hours to our weeks.
Want to protect your privacy from government snoops? Say no to biometrics. Say yes to strong password protection and encryption.
The federal government's collaborative efforts with the private sector to "mov[e] beyond the password" are difficult to trust when there are potentially ulterior motives at play.
DARPA's Plan X aims to make active cyber defense more accessible to the masses through agility, training, and intuitive interfaces.
Microsoft's hype of its upcoming biometrics system in Windows 10, spouting the virtues of biometrics over traditional password-based security, seems misguided at best -- misleading at worst.
Approximately 60 nation-states are presently developing their own advanced cyber warfare programs.
This year's National Robotics Week, April 4-12, occurred as warnings against "killer robots" reached a fever pitch. Robots, however, are but tools -- tools that do their masters' bidding, as they have been programmed to do. Here are three examples of the lessons we can learn from fictional robot villains to prevent the apocalyptic future that Neo-Luddites fear.
DARPA-funded achievements in prosthetics and "cyborg" implants stand to improve the lives of countless disabled people – and, possibly, open up a whole new world of bionic super-abilities.
Protesters are criticizing the economic and social impact of robots. Doomsayers are likening the AI revolution to the end times. Here's why they're mistaken.
Video games are more than just fun and games. Learn how the right games can create a more collaborative, loyal and effective staff.
Recent research demonstrates that CIOs and other IT leaders need to pay more attention to iOS security.
The latest highlights from DARPA's years-long robotics competition show us just how creative we can be. Here's what you need to know in advance of the grand finale in June.
As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton becomes ever more embattled in the press and in politics because of her personal email usage, we can draw lessons for enterprises and employees alike on contending with Shadow IT.
Hillary Clinton isn't the first politician to have committed a data compliance faux pas when it comes to email. CIOs, compliance departments, and privacy officers would do well to learn from the mistakes of those who screwed up before her.
ISPs and others are unofficially sounding the alarm in the event that a US government agency is seeking access to user records. Here's why this matters to IT.
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
Your IT leader deserves a little (appropriate-for-work) love, too.
There are two key lessons that IT can learn from the Anthem breach.
Studies show that activities long considered by managers to be time-wasters at work may actually boost your productivity. How many of these are part of your workday?
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler unveiled a new open Internet proposal on Wednesday, and carriers are gearing up for battles in court. Here, we look at four legal arguments we can expect to see, and give you our best guesses about how they'll fare in court.
The Super Bowl just broadcast can give us a few lessons about risk, awareness, and preparedness.
A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
Researchers find significant decrease in "embarrassing" and "private" terms in Google searches after NSA surveillance revelations.