HP’s Threat Report – New Threats, Bigger Problems

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HP issues a threat report quarterly (this month’s came with a video), and this quarter’s report suggests that things are getting worse with regard to attacks and related monetary damage. While this report mostly focuses on attacks on PCs and […] The post HP’s Threat Report – New Threats, Bigger ... Read More

BlockCerts: Building Blockchain Solutions that Work

When dealing with a new technology, you have a choice between using a large company that does what you need as one of the many capabilities that company has or dealing with a smaller company that expressly focuses on what … BlockCerts: Building Blockchain Solutions that Work Read More » ... Read More

Bear Systems: The Best Security Company You’ve Never Heard Of

I’ve been covering security for much of my life. At one time, my family owned one of the largest electronic security companies in the world. I wore a badge, and I’ve held a variety of security and security leadership positions … Bear Systems: The Best Security Company You’ve Never Heard ... Read More

The Document Security Problem that the Trump and Biden Scandals Aren’t Focused On

Security is a state of mind and apparently that state of mind isn’t very prevalent in the U.S. Government, nor is it that common in business. Back when I was an Internal Auditor specializing in security audits, I often found … The Document Security Problem that the Trump and Biden ... Read More
IBM Steps Up to Showcase Unusual Security Competency

IBM Steps Up to Showcase Unusual Security Competency

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Last week, IBM had an analyst briefing on its security efforts and, unsurprisingly, it was one of the most comprehensive I have ever seen. For much of the 80s and 90s, upcoming companies like Apple, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems seemed … IBM Steps Up to Showcase Unusual Security Competency Read ... Read More
HP Wolf Security and the Industrialization of Cybercrime

HP Wolf Security and the Industrialization of Cybercrime

This week HP had a briefing on their latest security report, and it wasn’t pretty, but it implies a level of weaponized cyber threats that will continue to advance at rates that could cripple commerce globally if the trend isn’t … HP Wolf Security and the Industrialization of Cybercrime Read ... Read More

Why Microsoft’s Hardware Baseline for Windows 11 Is Important

From the 80s through the 90s, Microsoft didn’t take security seriously. They acted as if it was someone else’s job, and companies like Symantec and McAfee came to market and flourished. But, to flourish and sell their security offerings on Windows, the security company had to increasingly disparage the product ... Read More

IBM Security: The Critical Solution for a World at Risk

I started in tech working for IBM and what makes the company unique is not its age—over 100 years—but the fact that it has since the beginning of when I got to know them in the 1970s taken security very seriously. My first large scale security experience was at IBM, ... Read More

IBM Moves to Introduce ‘Confidential Computing’ to Adjust to the New Normal

One of the first jobs I got after I joined IBM was in Competitive Analysis. I got the job after doing a several year stint in Internal Audit as part of a hand-picked Tiger Team. I made a bit of a name for myself when my team discovered our top ... Read More

Microsoft Sets Proper Example With Necurs Botnet Takedown

I like to watch old westerns, and there is a common thread that weaves through them that showcases that the lack of cooperation between the states led to profitable criminal organizations, which made living in the Old West very risky. Criminals could commit crimes in one state, flee across the ... Read More