Let’s Not Be Our Own Worst Security Enemy

If you are like most infosec professionals, you probably have to evaluate the security awareness training program that will be used in your organization. These training programs are important, and more recently, they are required in many regulated organizations. Perhaps your security awareness training is “home grown,” or perhaps you use a training program offered … Read More The post Let’s Not Be Our Own Worst Security Enemy appeared first on The State of Security.
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Policium Concisium: Advice on Writing a Security Policy

What do your policies look like? If your organization is like most, then your policies are probably voluminous and all-encompassing. This is a good thing – or is it? Probably one of the most painful aspects of being an infosec professional is having to author or review policies. (Audit is the other painful aspect.) When … Read More The post Policium Concisium: Advice on Writing a Security Policy appeared first on The State of Security.
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Opinion: It Is Time for a Duress Code on Cell Phones

Have you seen the stories about the warrantless devices searches by various border agents? It seems that many folks have had their cell phones confiscated (sometimes forcibly) in order to protect the borders as people travel into the United States. Many of the folks subject to these searches are American citizens, some of whom work … Read More The post Opinion: It Is Time for a Duress Code on Cell Phones appeared first on The State of Security.
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