Bob Bragdon

Publisher

The rolling tide that is GDPR … say hello to the CCPA

The story of Mary

The story of Mary

Good information security isn't just about the 1s and 0s.

IP theft doesn’t always come from overseas

IP theft doesn’t always come from overseas

With all the discussion about ransomware extortion, data breaches like Equifax, and privacy violations in social media, one of the greatest threats to any business can get lost in the noise — the theft of their intellectual property...

Moving to fast fail

Moving to fast fail

Managing security for today’s enterprises is an increasingly complex task. But being comfortable with failure is an important skill.

The hidden (and not so hidden) costs of a ransomware attack

The hidden (and not so hidden) costs of a ransomware attack

Most businesses would prefer to bury the costs associated with their response to a data security event. That's not always an option.

Where we’ve been. Where we’re going.

Where we’ve been. Where we’re going.

As we wind down 2015 I think it’s a good time to throw my two cents into the morass of all the other “end of year recaps” and “next year predictions”. This is what I observed and what I think we’ll see in the future.

IMHO: Security can never be just part of the business

IMHO: Security can never be just part of the business

Security has gone from afterthought to priority in the Board's eyes. That's a good thing, right? But it brings with it a new kind of risk – when security is viewed as simply part of business as usual

A View of the World from Your Office

A View of the World from Your Office

As you gaze out the window of your office, ever wonder if someone is looking back?

Maybe it really does matter who the CISO reports to

Does it really matter if the CISO reports to someone other than the CIO

When leadership gets on board

Why has the Board of Directors suddenly gotten on board with the importance of cybersecurity. For years, security was a four-letter word that meant ‘spend lots of money and get nothing in return’. Suddenly this seemed to be changing....

What’s old is new again

The latest iSight Partners report details a complex Iranian effort at social engineering. What's striking is that many methods employed by the attackers mirrored the tradecraft employed by intelligence services. It's also readily...

The sorry state of cybercrime

Attempts to defeat cybercrime are failing…miserably. Understanding where we are failing is an important first step.

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