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?.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

How do you take mature security operations to the masses?

In my opinion, every organization deserves a mature security operations function, regardless of the organization's size.  How can that become a reality?  Is that even a realistic expectation?  I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/taking-mature-security-operations-masses.  I hope you will find the piece thought provoking.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Hiding in Plain Sight

No one really believes in security by obscurity anymore, do they?  Sadly, some people still do, but probably for different reasons than you might expect.  I discuss this topic -- with a twist -- in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/hiding-plain-sight-why-your-organization-cant-rely-security-obscurity.  Hope you enjoy.