Remember: It’s not all about the 1s and 0s

Remember: It’s not all about the 1s and 0s

Don't forget the role of physical security in protecting your assets...even the digital ones.

11/07/18

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

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

Think you dodged the GDPR bullet because you’re not in Europe? Guess again. California just brought that home for millions of businesses.

08/01/18

The story of Mary

The story of Mary

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

06/20/18

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...

05/24/18

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.

04/23/18

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.

03/27/18

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.

12/15/15

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

04/06/15

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?

06/24/14

Maybe it really does matter who the CISO reports to

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

06/20/14

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....

06/19/14

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...

05/30/14

The sorry state of cybercrime

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

05/28/14

Who put the cockroach in my supply chain?

Businesses have always had concerns about supply chain risks but, for most businesses, those risks involve shipping delays, parts shortages and labor issues. But that’s starting to change as evidenced by CSOonline’s recent coverage on...

03/18/14

Forget the Internet of things...this is the Internet of crap

Unless we begin to treat all of our devices, boxes, technologies, etc. as hostile by default, we will continue to find ourselves cleaning-up the havoc wrought by adversaries with poor intentions and friends with good ones.

03/11/14

Let's talk about the real victim here

I’m willing to give everyone the benefit of the doubt. I get the whole thing about being on the radio or television or whatever, and trying to be controversial. It makes for good radio, television, etc. But sometimes it really goes a...

01/20/14

Wrapping up in Zurich

The third and final day of the Workshop on Cyber Security & Global Affairs and Security Confabulation IV at ETH in Zurich saw presentations addressing the ongoing challenges posed by cyber criminals.

07/16/10

Day 2: Malware, Botnets and Partnerships...Oh My!

Day 2 at the Workshop on Cyber Security & Global Affairs and Security Confabulation IV in Zurich saw overarching themes addressing the challenges of information sharing, public-private partnerships, the growing botnet and malware...

07/09/10

Tackling the Big Issues in Zurich: Day 1

Report from Day 1 of the 2nd Workshop on Cyber Security & Global Affairs and Security Confabulation IV in Zurich

07/08/10

NSA doesn't want to run cybersecurity

NSA Director calls for better cyber security

03/18/09

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