Thursday, November 16, 2017

What can the philosophy of Unix teach us about security?

What can the philosophy of Unix teach us about security?  My latest piece in SecurityWeek discusses: http://www.securityweek.com/what-can-philosophy-unix-teach-us-about-security.  Perhaps you'll agree that we can learn a lot about security from Unix.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

20 questions security vendors need to ask themselves

What are 20 questions security vendors need to ask themselves before they write a single word of marketing material? My thoughts in my latest DarkReading piece: https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/why-common-sense-is-not-so-common-in-security-20-answers/a/d-id/1330351?

Friday, November 10, 2017

Why am I excited to be an advisor for ExtraHop?

I recently joined ExtraHop as an advisor.  Why did I do so and why am I excited about it?  I discuss my thoughts here: https://www.extrahop.com/company/blog/2017/why-im-excited-to-be-an-extrahop-advisor/.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Are you as tired of ambulance chasing as I am?

I am downright tired of ambulance chasing in the security field.  Confused about what I'm referring to?  My latest piece in SecurityWeek discusses: http://www.securityweek.com/all-hail-ambulance-chasers-security.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, October 16, 2017

20 Questions to Ask Yourself before Giving a Security Conference Talk

Ever sit through a security conference talk that made you shake your head?  Ever wish the speaker had taken the time to verify that the talk would hit the mark?  Whether or not you have, I'm guessing you might get a kick out of my latest DarkReading piece: https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/20-questions-to-ask-yourself-before-giving-a-security-conference-talk/a/d-id/1330124.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Isn't it time to democratize security?

A seat at the security table should not be for only the elite and largest of businesses or security vendors.  Small and medium-sized businesses need a seat at the table as well.  The time has come to democratize security.  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/its-time-democratize-security.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

20 Questions to Help Achieve Security Program Goals

How can you keep your security goals from drifting off into the sunset?  I discuss in my latest DarkReading piece: https://www.darkreading.com/operations/20-questions-to-help-achieve-security-program-goals-/a/d-id/1329853?.  Hope you enjoy and find the piece helpful.