Night at the information security museum

Night at the information security museum

Museum physical security incidents provide an excellent learning mechanism for information security teams. With that, I’d like to look at three major museum incidents and provide a lesson learned from each for information security...

04/21/17

Introducing the Cybersecurity Canon

Introducing the Cybersecurity Canon

Last month David Bisson wrote a blog post 10 Must-Read Books for Information Security Professionals, where he asked information security professionals their must-read book. There’s a number of books listed there that are definitely...

04/03/17

To pay, or not to pay, that is the ransomware question

To pay, or not to pay, that is the ransomware question

The FBI says don’t pay. Should you heed their advice?

02/09/17

Making the most of your time at the RSA 2017 conference

Making the most of your time at the RSA 2017 conference

A guide to the RSA 2017 conference. Going to RSA 2017? Failing to plan is planning to fail.

01/23/17

My obligatory 2017 predictions

My obligatory 2017 predictions

Tis the information security season to make predictions about what security year 2017 will bring.

12/13/16

Hillary Clinton might have been a pretty good president had she used Pretty Good Privacy

Hillary Clinton might have been a pretty good president had she used Pretty Good Privacy

Had Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton employed basic email security techniques, she’d be President-elect.

11/16/16

Who is the information security preferred candidate? A look at presidential election 2016

Who is the information security preferred candidate? A look at presidential election 2016

Trump or Clinton. Which of the 2 leading candidates is best from an information security perspective? Should a CISO prefer one over the other?

11/07/16

Cyber self-defense for kids (and parents too)

Cyber self-defense for kids (and parents too)

Today is the last day of national cyber security awareness month, but not too late for Ben Rothke, CISSP, QSA, Senior Security Consultant, Herjavec Group to provide some tips for parents and children.

10/31/16

A tale of two PCI attestation documents

A tale of two PCI attestation documents

Is your PCI service provider willing to easily share their AoC? That’s a good sign.

08/30/16

PCI DSS – it takes a village

PCI DSS – it takes a village

David Mundhenk and Ben Rothke show how the PCI Security Standards Council really wants PCI to succeed. Much to the chagrin of The National Retail Federation.

08/22/16

The National Retail Federation is dead wrong about PCI

The National Retail Federation is dead wrong about PCI

Ben Rothke and David Mundhenk question why the National Retail Federation (NRF) is trying to lawyer-up on PCI.

07/06/16

Message in a PCI bottle - preserving message queue integrity

Message in a PCI bottle - preserving message queue integrity

Final part in the series on achieving PCI compliance when dealing with message queues.

06/28/16

The secrets of Israeli information security innovation

The secrets of Israeli information security innovation

In my previous piece I provided some insights on how Israel has become an information security innovation powerhouse. In closing the topic, I’ll share some insights from Gadi Tirosh who is a managing partner at Jerusalem Venture...

05/11/16

Israel government spurs innovation

Israel government spurs innovation

See how Israel has become a leading player in the worldwide information security sector.

05/04/16

Without information security processes, you are flying blind

Without information security processes, you are flying blind

When done well, the creation of an information security process catalog can provide significant benefits for an enterprise.

03/31/16

Practical tips to ensure PCI DSS compliance when dealing with message queues

Practical tips to ensure PCI DSS compliance when dealing with message queues

In this final piece, I will continue with some more detailed items on how to ensure PCI message queue compliance.

02/23/16

A guide to the RSA 2016 conference

A guide to the RSA 2016 conference

Going to RSA 2016? Failing to plan is planning to fail.

02/18/16

How to ensure PCI DSS compliance when dealing with message queues

How to ensure PCI DSS compliance when dealing with message queues

To queue or not to queue, that is the PCI question – part 2 by Ben Rothke

02/11/16

CyberTech – The Golden Globes of information security

CyberTech – The Golden Globes of information security

Here’s some of the most interesting firms I met with while at the CyberTech conference.

02/09/16

To queue or not to queue, that is the PCI question

To queue or not to queue, that is the PCI question

In the first of this three-part series, I will detail issues surrounding message queuing and how to ensure it doesn’t break your PCI DSS compliance effort.

02/04/16

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