Cybersecurity Executive Order: Can automation fix the nation’s misconfiguration problem?

President Joe Biden signed and released an Executive Order (EO) from the White House on May 12th, addressing his plan to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. This order comes on the heels of the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware attack and the now infamous SolarWinds breach. You can ... Read More

Why a 19th Century Approach to Modern Cyber Security Isn’t Working

Your security teams may know how to build a security platform, but that doesn’t mean they should build one. If you are not a security company, then your security platform may also be an amateur effort, filled with poorly configured components that endanger your data safety. The post Why a ... Read More
CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

In her keynote at the RSA Conference this year, futurist and game designer Jane McGonigal said: any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous. In the post-RSAC recovery period, I pondered the future trends in information security and built my own ridiculous statement regarding the future of ... Read More
RSAC 2018 Buzzwords

RSA 2018 – Buzzword Bingo

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Buzzwords from the 2018 RSA Conference. The post RSA 2018 – Buzzword Bingo appeared first on Anitian ... Read More
RSA 2018 – Chaos Engineering

RSA 2018 – Chaos Engineering

When surrounded with chaos, it is normal to cling to that which is comforting like a NGFW or SIEM. The post RSA 2018 – Chaos Engineering appeared first on Anitian ... Read More
The Smiths - Panic (Official Music Video)

RSA 2018 – Panic

While I wandered through RSA today, a song came to mind. You might recognize it, especially if you wore a lot of black clothes in the 1980s. Its Panic. RSA 2018 is all about panic. Enjoy my new lyrics to this Smiths song. Panic on the streets of Frisco Panic ... Read More
The NGFW is Dead

The NGFW is Dead

The NGFW is Dead Let’s get this out of the way – the next-generation firewall (NGFW) is dead. In ten years, the NGFW will be reduced to a glorified router. The cloud is the prime suspect in the NGFW’s death. The shroud of death and decay are all around the ... Read More