Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seeing Security from the Other Side of the Window

How can we as a security community see ourselves as others see us?  What do we look like from the other side of the window?  I discuss this very topic in my latest DarkReading piece: http://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/seeing-security-from-the-other-side-of-the-window/a/d-id/1328786?.

The Practical Effects of GDPR

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May of 2018.  The regulation may reach farther and wider than you realize.  That being said, what practical impact will this regulation have on security operations and incident response?  Although GDPR is a complex regulation, there are some important points that are particularly relevant to security operations and incident response.  My latest piece in SecurityWeek discusses: http://www.securityweek.com/practical-effects-gdpr-security-operations-and-incident-response.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Disappearing Line

How does the disappearing line affect you?  Wondering what line I am referring to you and why it is disappearing?  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/beyond-nation-states-disappearing-line-between-attacker-capabilities.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Data Visualization: Keeping an Eye on Security

Lots of people want to leverage visualization as a component of their security program.  But have you ever wondered why so many attempts at visualization struggle to produce results of any value?  My latest piece in DarkReading discusses this topic: http://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/data-visualization-keeping-an-eye-on-security/a/d-id/1328493?.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Intrusions Without Malware: Don't Forget the Other Sixty Percent

As a security community, we tend to be overly focused on malware.  Malware is most certainly something we need to concern ourselves with, but it is not everything.  What about the other 60% of intrusions that involve no malware at all?  I discuss this topic in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/intrusions-without-malware-dont-forget-other-sixty-percent.  Hope you enjoy.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Importance of Speaking the Same Language in Security

What can a trip to Turkey teach us about communicating information security concepts to a wide variety of audiences?  I discuss this topic in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/importance-speaking-same-language-security.  I think you'll enjoy.

Monday, February 27, 2017

20 Questions For Security Operations Platform Providers

It's time to bring mature security operations to the masses.  But doing so requires a new way of thinking -- and a new class of solutions.  Enter the Security Operations Platform.  But with all the noise and hype surrounding this new market, how can the security buyer make an educated and informed decision?  By playing 20 questions of course.  My latest DarkReading piece discusses: http://www.darkreading.com/operations/20-questions-for-secops-platform-providers/a/d-id/1328272?.