Why One Hack Is Different From Another For Consumers

I often field questions about what certain news stories mean in general and to the person asking me.  These questions tend to include “what should I do” followed by “is that what you’re doing?”

First – As the About page states, these are my views and not indicative of any employer or any other associate of mine.

Creatively Exposing Your Business to Risk

There are many ways a business can be exposed to risks and some of them can seem like great ideas.
While I visiting a retail location recently, I noticed this sign.

 

The sign asks patrons to text a local number if they notice the facility needs maintenance

Triange InfoSec Conference 2016

The Raleigh ISSA is hosting the annual Triangle InfoSecCon this Friday, Oct 21.  The event has a lot of content for the day and is a great investment in an infosec profession for those looking to learn and those who want to capture some conference hours before the end of the year.

Policy Framework

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A businesses need a policy framework to state its values, expectations and requirements in a meaningful way.

The policy framework depends on an organization’s structure to enforce ownership of these statements appropriately.  Policy frameworks aid in understanding the enterprise by setting the ownership of policies, their associated and supporting documents and by creating a structure where these statements can be found.

Cigital’s Agile Security Manifesto

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I tend to operate in accordance with the four principles of Cigital‘s recent Agile Security Manifesto.

[su_pullquote align=”right” class=””]NOTE: I cannot state whether I’ve employed Cigital professionally but I have had interaction with them in my career.[/su_pullquote]