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A look at Microsoft’s SIR v14
So…. I finally had a chance to finish reading the latest full edition of Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report . There’s a lot of really good info in the report. The executive summary also does a good job of highlighting key points.  That Read More...
Reading Between the Lines of Breach Notifications
Back in September 2012, I wrote two articles for Point2Security on how to effectively handle breach notifications: The Who of Post-Breach Communication Post-Breach Communication: The Importance of How & When Sadly, to many organizations are doing Read More...
Get Real with Information Security
In 2012, the writers of malware and the attackers of networks were very busy, using both social engineering and increased technical sophistication to fuel an increased number of attacks. Not incidentally, mobile devices just flew off the shelves this Read More...
Job Hunting: It’s All About Relationships
Earlier this week, I read an article about unemployment and the struggles of those coming out of college and graduate school who are seeking jobs. A surprising number of people were simply spouting the rhetoric that people who don’t have jobs are simply Read More...
Why We Have No Online Privacy
Earlier today, as I read a very self-serving article lamenting how online growth will be killed due to impending “Do Not Track” legislation , it became very clear to me why online privacy in the US is almost entirely non-existent. As a society in the Read More...
Securing Your Storage - Part 1
If you’re going to make use of cloud-based storage, it is a good idea to ensure that you keep it secure.  Unless you are absolutely, positively certain that you will never, ever put anything in there that you wouldn’t want to find in a public place, Read More...
Dear Recruiter: Help Me Help You
As we head into the second half of 2012, I average about 3 to 4 calls/emails from recruiters per week.  In contrast to the overall job market which is still not doing so well, the market for information technology professionals is quite lively, especially Read More...
I’m Tired of Registration Walls
Note to the heads of sales, marketing, and web site development: I’m tired of your registration walls (regwalls), and will no longer be supporting them. I realize that you want to know who is looking at the materials you are producing, that you are trying Read More...
So, You Want To Be a Technology Consultant?
{EAV:94066b12a52ac57b} Doesn’t everyone want to be a consultant? Probably not… There are some clear advantages to working for yourself, and there are some clear disadvantages. Likewise, there are some PROs and CONs of working for someone else, and it Read More...
Making the Most of Social and Professional Networking
As social/professional networking continues to proliferate, users and organizations alike, seek to find the ways to make the most of the growing trend.  A recent infographic shows just how complicated it can be for marketing departments to try and Read More...
Managing Your Personal Security
In the past few days, we learned that Global Payments Inc, a middle-man credit checking company, suffered a breach of its systems starting in January of this year .  It has been speculated that up to 10 million card holders might be at risk. Even Read More...