SOX – Not Just for Foxes and Baseball; A Sarbanes-Oxley IT Compliance Primer

There are Red Sox and White Sox and, of course, Fox in Socks, but in 2002, a new SOX entered our lexicon: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. This financial regulation was a response to large corporate misdeeds at the time, most notably Enron misleading its board through poor accounting practices ... Read More

Are You PCI Curious? A Short History and Beginner’s Guide

When I was a kid and we would go out to dinner, my dad would often pay using a credit card. The server would come over with an awkward, clunky device, put the credit card in it, and scan the card. By scan, I mean make an impression of the ... Read More

Security Is a Team Sport

If you’ve read a security blog anytime in the last year, you haven’t escaped mention of the dreaded skills gap for cybersecurity professionals. There seems to be consensus that it’s getting harder to hire skilled security staff, though the reason for that is up for debate – some say we’re ... Read More
The State of Security