Ten Things Companies Get Wrong About CIAM

Ten Things Companies Get Wrong About CIAM

Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is a core component of creating your digital user experience. If you are unfamiliar with Customer Identity and Access Management, it is the process by which companies grant access to their digital assets (like websites, mobile apps, and even chatbots) to their customers, as ... Read More
Protect Yourself and Freeze Your Credit

Protect Yourself and Freeze Your Credit

Breaches are never ending, and if you have not already put freezes on your credit reports, make a late New Year’s resolution and do it now. There are a couple of steps you will need to take for each of the four bureaus (yes four). Before you freeze, get in ... Read More
Selective Domain Filtering with Postfix and a SPAM Filtering Service

Selective Domain Filtering with Postfix and a SPAM Filtering Service

Yes, that title was a mouthful, but I’m trying to make sure I’m descriptive enough for the next guy who is in this situation. I was facing something interesting lately. There is a spambot network that is ignoring whatever you put in the MX record, and trying to send emails ... Read More
AI, identity, FraudGPT identity, risk, CrowdStrike digital identitiies Identity Theft Financial Fraud Digital Age

Taking Stock of Identity Solutions in the Age of AI

Security pros can use ITDR and DCI in conjunction to combat security threats in the age of AI ... Read More
Security Boulevard
PCI DSS 4.0 and TLS

PCI DSS 4.0 and TLS

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In 2015, I published an addendum to our PCI DSS 4th Ed. book that covered version 3.1. I titled it, “PCI DSS 3.1: The Standard that Killed SSL” because that version removed the ability to use old and outdated versions of the standard in favor of the improved TLS standard ... Read More
APA 7th Edition, A Basic 101 Course

Why APA is Important in your Masters Journey

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Another semester has closed and the reviews are in. As always, I had one student who rails on their hatred of APA formatting and one student who loved it. OK, maybe not loved it, but mentioned that it made a positive impact on their journey. The goal of this post ... Read More
PCI Compliance, 5th Ed.

Writing a Book in Markdown with GitHub

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December is the month! PCI Compliance, 5th Edition is ready for pre-order and will be shipping on the 22nd. James & I are so excited to hear what you think! But of course, this project is several years in the making. Even before James & I sat down in early ... Read More

HowTo: Kindle Paperwhite Night Mode

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I’ve been a kindle reader for a very long time—pretty much since the first version of it. I traveled with one, had a waterproof case for the pool, and generally consumed the vast majority of my fiction reading on it. While my previous device was still cranking along just fine, ... Read More
PCI DSS 4.0 Released plus BOOK DETAILS!

PCI DSS 4.0 Released plus BOOK DETAILS!

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It’s been nearly six years since we had a major release of PCI DSS, and March 31, 2022 was the day that the final version of PCI DSS 4.0 released. For those that had access to the last discussion draft (released early this year), there are virtually no changes from ... Read More
Managing to a State of Abundance

Managing to a State of Abundance

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As practitioners, we are often asked to solve problems or simply change the state of something to remove a negative influence on our success. We’re not even necessarily tasked with turning a negative into a positive—but more often only removing the negative state. A great example of that is our ... Read More
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