A Suggested Soft Skills Training Program

The Problem Companies expect employees, especially those in the mid-Manager- and Director-level positions, to be independent thinking, creative resources capable of prioritizing and managing their time to further the goals of the organization. While most employees feel they work hard, and most do, the sad [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:50:29+00:00October 30th, 2015|Security, Training|

Marketing Security through the KISS Principle

As we know from our own life experiences, at times we need to be sold the idea that we need or desire a product, hence the birth of marketing. For those of us that are security practitioners, we are constantly challenged with finding the right method to get our message [...]

By |2019-09-11T16:02:07+00:00January 27th, 2012|Security|

Yet Another “Good Password” Article

There are a myriad of articles on the web about picking good passwords; just go to Google and type in ‘how to choose a good password’ and you’ll get 127 million hits (seriously). Yet despite that, it amazes me that people still make poor choices when it comes to password [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:24:25+00:00November 17th, 2011|Security|

Social Media #FAIL

While most companies are moving or have already moved into the social media space, it is a new venture for most companies as well as their employees. The benefits of social media have been well publicized, so I won’t go into them here, but what have not been well publicized [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:26:29+00:00August 15th, 2011|Security|

A Different Take on Risk Assessment

First off, this is long winded, bear with me while we cover some foundational concepts first… A few weeks ago, I was asked to present alongside Splunk at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Washington DC as one of their customers and offer a view into how we’re [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:28:28+00:00June 24th, 2011|Security|