Most Security Pros Think Recent GDPR Fines Won’t Significantly Affect Policies

In July 2019, UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced its intention to fine two companies for violating the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ICO began by disclosing its intention to ...

I’m Just Not Smart Enough to Work in Tech

“You work in tech! Wow, you must be so smart. I wish I was that smart. I'm just not smart enough to work in tech.” That’s what I used to say to ...
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MFA is No Cure for Phishing

Last year my Twitter feed became full of stories and retweets about how Google “solved the phishing problem” using hardware multi-factor authentication (MFA) tokens. One such article covering this topic was “Google: ...
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Security Assumptions – Don’t Make an ASS of U and ME

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself if the things you are defending against are really your biggest security problems? I am going to challenge you to think about things a little ...
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Cyber Security FUD – Fear and the Growth of the InfoSec Industry

How many times have you read marketing propaganda for information security products that includes slogans that sound like the following? “Find out what’s lurking inside your system.”[1] “With network security, if you’re ...
Q3 2017 Security Vendor Landscape

Secret Agent Mess

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While endpoint agents have always tried to be the eyes and ears for security, an overabundance of them may be degrading security rather than improving it. A 2017 survey from Barkly and ...
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XKCD, Morning News

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CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

In her keynote at the RSA Conference this year, futurist and game designer Jane McGonigal said: any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous. In the post-RSAC recovery period, ...
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Failure without Consequences after Breach

What we learned this week from the news is that, even after that catastrophic breach that Equifax had where the credit histories and records of over 145 million Americans were exposed to ...
The NGFW is Dead

The NGFW is Dead

The NGFW is Dead Let’s get this out of the way – the next-generation firewall (NGFW) is dead. In ten years, the NGFW will be reduced to a glorified router. The cloud ...