Thursday, June 15, 2017

Why does WannaCry really make me want to cry?

It is an interesting question, but the answer may be different than you were expecting.  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/why-wannacry-really-made-me-want-cry.  Hope you find the piece insightful.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

We should strive to leave no one behind in security, including SMBs

As security professionals, we should strive to leave no one behind.  Unfortunately, for many SMBs, that is not the reality of the situation.  Often, SMBs find themselves left behind for a variety of reasons.  I discuss the situation and offer some thoughts on ways ahead in my latest DarkReading piece: https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/smb-security-dont-leave-the-smaller-companies-behind/a/d-id/1328997?.

What can Shakespeare teach us about security market confusion?

I bet you're likely wondering what connection Shakespeare could possible have to security market confusion.  It's a fair question, of course.  I explore the connection via Romeo and Juliet in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/what-romeo-and-juliet-can-teach-us-about-security-market-confusion.  Hope you enjoy.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seeing Security from the Other Side of the Window

How can we as a security community see ourselves as others see us?  What do we look like from the other side of the window?  I discuss this very topic in my latest DarkReading piece: http://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/seeing-security-from-the-other-side-of-the-window/a/d-id/1328786?.

The Practical Effects of GDPR

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May of 2018.  The regulation may reach farther and wider than you realize.  That being said, what practical impact will this regulation have on security operations and incident response?  Although GDPR is a complex regulation, there are some important points that are particularly relevant to security operations and incident response.  My latest piece in SecurityWeek discusses: http://www.securityweek.com/practical-effects-gdpr-security-operations-and-incident-response.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Disappearing Line

How does the disappearing line affect you?  Wondering what line I am referring to you and why it is disappearing?  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/beyond-nation-states-disappearing-line-between-attacker-capabilities.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Data Visualization: Keeping an Eye on Security

Lots of people want to leverage visualization as a component of their security program.  But have you ever wondered why so many attempts at visualization struggle to produce results of any value?  My latest piece in DarkReading discusses this topic: http://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/data-visualization-keeping-an-eye-on-security/a/d-id/1328493?.