This is the first installment in a three-part series about malware sandboxing. Stay tuned for more information.
When the fidget spinner fad hit last year, my seventh grader was immediately on board and quickly became a fidget spinner snob, boasting about bearing quality and spin longevity. My fifth grader, however, eschewed fidget spinners with the same disdain she has for cellphones. She opined that there is no point to them without an actual need and that the government may be using them for tracking purposes. She’s 11, and I couldn’t be prouder of her cybersecurity instincts — but what if she’s right? What if some of our real cybersecurity staples, such as the malware sandbox, are passé and possibly doing more harm than good?