Monday, July 24, 2017

20 Questions for Improving SMB Security

It's time to play 20 questions again.  In this installment, I take a look at an area that doesn't get nearly enough attention in my opinion.  What area could that be?  Security in small and medium-sized businesses:  https://www.darkreading.com/20-questions-for-improving-smb-security/a/d-id/1329423?.  My hope is that the SMB community will find this piece helpful.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

What can the height of a water fountain teach us about security?

At first, the height of a water fountain may not seem the least bit related to the field of information security.  But, upon further consideration, I would argue that there is indeed a lesson for us here.  Curious about what I am referring to?  Have a look at my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/how-tall-water-fountain.

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Case for Crowdsourcing Security Buying Decisions

Has the time come for crowdsourcing security buying decisions?  I, for one, think so.  Have a look at my latest DarkReading piece and let me know if you agree: http://www.darkreading.com/the-case-for-crowdsourcing-security-buying-decisions/a/d-id/1329257?.  I'd love to hear from you either way.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Why does WannaCry really make me want to cry?

It is an interesting question, but the answer may be different than you were expecting.  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/why-wannacry-really-made-me-want-cry.  Hope you find the piece insightful.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

We should strive to leave no one behind in security, including SMBs

As security professionals, we should strive to leave no one behind.  Unfortunately, for many SMBs, that is not the reality of the situation.  Often, SMBs find themselves left behind for a variety of reasons.  I discuss the situation and offer some thoughts on ways ahead in my latest DarkReading piece: https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/smb-security-dont-leave-the-smaller-companies-behind/a/d-id/1328997?.

What can Shakespeare teach us about security market confusion?

I bet you're likely wondering what connection Shakespeare could possible have to security market confusion.  It's a fair question, of course.  I explore the connection via Romeo and Juliet in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/what-romeo-and-juliet-can-teach-us-about-security-market-confusion.  Hope you enjoy.

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?.