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Too much information?

An interesting piece in the Harvard Business Review highlights the one of the challenges information security professionals face when dealing with security awareness; we actively ...
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Securing the real perimeter – part 1

| | Best Practices, CSO, online security
I was thinking about the way that the concept of a “perimeter” has changed in the time I have been in information security. (Obviously, I ...

Boredom and security

We security management types would like to think that every task we give our minions is exciting and engaging. However, there are lots of security ...

Can experience be a hindrance in making security decisions?

| | CSO, deep thoughts, useful stuff
Some interesting insight from the Harvard Business Review’s January 2020 IdeaWatch section: A study looked at how people react to information which indicates that a ...

US DoJ guidance on responding to and reporting cyber incidents

When thinking about how to respond to cyber security incidents, you need to think about how your organization will engage with law enforcement – and ...
NIST & Microsoft partner for patching pointers

NIST & Microsoft partner for patching pointers

The US Government’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and 8,000,000 pound gorilla Microsoft are working together to provide industry with definitive guidance on keeping ...

Good security advice from down under

| | Best Practices, CSO, useful stuff
For many organizations, especially small businesses, the thought of starting any kind of cyber security program can seem daunting. With all of the threats out ...
Lake City fires its IT director after paying hackers $460K in ransom

Lake City fires its IT director after paying hackers $460K in ransom

After suffering a ransomware attack that crippled municipal systems, the city of Lake City in Florida, USA, has fired its director of information technology. As the (updated) story goes, Lake City was ...

Naming and shaming

So here’s a bit of an odd story… according to the Financial Times, the US Federal Reserve has publicly sanctioned ...
Why CISOs Need a Mentor (and What They Can Learn From One)

Why CISOs Need a Mentor (and What They Can Learn From One)

After more than a decade of researching and writing about security leadership, naturally I have a lot of security executives in my network. One theme I note that is popping up more ...
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