2018 InfoSec Tweet Awards

2018 InfoSec Tweet Awards

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As 2018 comes to a close, it becomes time once again for the annual InfoSec Tweets Awards!  This marks the 7th year running.  As long as you keep reading these posts, I'll keep writing them.As in previous years, there are no actual awards.  These are just funny or thought provoking tweets ... Read More
2017 InfoSec Tweet Awards

2017 InfoSec Tweet Awards

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Another year done.  You know what that means?  It's time for the annual InfoSec Tweets Awards!  This marks the 6th year running.  As you long as you keep reading them, I'll keep writing them.  As in previous years, there are no actual awards.  These are just funny or thought provoking ... Read More
2016 InfoSec Tweet Awards

2016 InfoSec Tweet Awards

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Welcome back good reader.  This year marks the 5th Annual InfoSec Tweets Awards!  It's hard to believe I've been doing this for half a decade.In 2016 I reduced the number of accounts I follow and I'm not as obsessive about reading every tweet, but there were still plenty of gems ... Read More
Stuck in Traffic - Rogue One and InfoSec, Part 1

Defeating the Rebellion with Security Controls: A Star Wars Story

The weekend Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released a conversation started on Twitter discussing the missteps made by the Empire which inevitably lead to the theft of the Death Star plans.  To avoid spoiling the movie for everyone, Wolf Goerlich (@jwgoerlich) and I moved the conversation to direct messages ... Read More
Stuck in Traffic - Career Advice

Breaking Into Security: A Compendium

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Like most Information Security practitioners, I am frequently contacted for advice on breaking into this industry.  Rather than write yet another blog post on the subject, I thought it would be more beneficial to collect a variety of quality posts covering different aspects of the industry and provide them as ... Read More
2015 InfoSec Tweet Awards

2015 InfoSec Tweet Awards

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It's December 31th so that must mean it's time for the 4th annual InfoSec Tweet Awards!  Over 2,100 of you read last years post (my 2nd most popular to date) so it seems I should continuing the tradition.As in previous years, there are no actual awards.  These are just funny or ... Read More
Review: Hacktivist Vol. 1

Review: Hacktivist Vol. 1

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A year and a half ago I reviewed the first issue of "Alyssa Milano's Hacktivist" (see review here).  With last week's release of Volume 2, Issue #1, I thought it about time to review the rest of the original story arc. "Hacktivist" re-imagines the event of the Arab Spring uprising that ... Read More
Book Review: Spam Nation

Book Review: Spam Nation

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As an Information Security practitioner I am no stranger to Brian Krebs.  He is undoubtedly the foremost investigative reporter covering "cyber crime" (yes, I said "cyber").  I've followed his work since the mid-90's, first on the "Security Fix" blog at the The Washington Post and (naturally) at KrebsOnSecurity.com. I was ... Read More
2014 InfoSec Tweet Awards

2014 InfoSec Tweet Awards

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Welcome to the third annual InfoSec Tweet Awards!  These posts continue to be some of the more popular blog entries on SecurityRamblings.com so I feel compelled to continue the series.As in previous years, there are no actual awards.  These are just funny or thought provoking tweets that I've "favorited" over ... Read More
Book Review: The Basics of IT Audit

Book Review: The Basics of IT Audit

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Full Disclosure: I was the Technical Editor for this book. While some may say this makes my opinion biased, I believe this has made me more critical of the finished work.The Basics of IT Audit: Purposes, Processes, and Practical Information by Stephen Gantz is the latest in "The Basics of" series ... Read More
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