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  • Do we really get Information Security?

    Five years ago, I wrote an article on the challenges of implementing Information Security in an enterprise.  Sad to say, even in the post-911 era, not a whole lot has changed there.  Sometime in the next couple weeks, I'll write an updated document on what challenges I see today for an IT Security Professional.  Don't get me wrong ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 25, 2006
  • IT Career Paths

    It shouldn't be news to anyone who has been in Information Technology for more than a couple years now, but more and more folks are suggesting that an IT career will no longer be insular or self-contained.  In many ways, this is very good news, as IT has often been relegated to the "back room" within the business.  While ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 23, 2006
  • Finally, the Telcos are feeling the heat!

    I just saw a report that Verizon has been busy laying down fiber in New York in order to stem the tide of defections to rival cable services, such as Time Warner Cable and CableVision.  And it serves them right. The Telcos have been sitting on better bandwidth for the longest time, and it has taken significant encroachment by the Cable ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 14, 2006
  • Apple Might Have to Restate Earnings...

    According to the story posted at eWeek, Apple Computer is likely to restate earnings because they've uncovered some more accounting irregularities.  They've even suggested that any reports they've provided since 2002 are suspect. Yow. I'm going to have to do some research to see how frequent this sort of thing is with major companies, ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 4, 2006
  • Digital eEye releases new tools and website

    The folks from Digital eEye (of Retina fame) have announced a new website and the release of some previously internal-only security research tools. A summary of the announcement that Marc Maiffret posted to the Full Disclosure mailing list follows: I am happy to announce to the first incarnation ofhttp://research.eEye.com. On this site you can ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 2, 2006
  • MPAA miscalculation?

    I'm not looking to get into a discussion about piracy or anti-piracy at this time, but as I was reading the MotleyFool this morning, I came across the following blog about an MPAA lawsuit that is being resisted by the defendant because it is inaccurate. And the defendant appears to have sufficient resources not to simply roll over and ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on August 2, 2006
  • Microsoft Buys Tools Vendor Winternals

    Microsoft Buys Tools Vendor Winternals: http://www.thechannelinsider.com/article/Microsoft+Buys+Tools+Vendor+Winternals/183636_1.aspx Microsoft on July 18 announced that it has acquired Winternals Software, which provides security, recovery and management tools for enterprises as well as a respected collection of free Windows tools on the ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 18, 2006
  • Resume Summary: Andrew S. Baker -- Accomplished IT Leader (Hands-on)

    SENIOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADER(IT Operations · Information Security & Compliance · IT Infrastructure) Accomplished hands-on executive with broad technology expertise and proven track record of generating sustainable business results through effective leadership of people, implementation of appropriate policies and processes, and ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 7, 2006
  • My Career Objectives

    Over the past decade, I have also been responsible for architecting key technology solutions and managing technology staff.  Along the way, I have had great success in streamlining the IT Operations of various organizations, in order to maximize the value that IT brings to the business through lowered operational risk, and improved ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 5, 2006
  • RSA is headed to the EMC stable...

    RSA Security acquired by EMC for $2.1 billion http://searchwinit.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid1_gci1197226,00.html?track=NL-118&ad=557474 Following a slew of rumors, storage giant EMC Corp. confirmed late Thursday that it will acquire RSA Security Inc. for just under $2.1 billion in cash, or approximately $28.00 per share. ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 5, 2006
  • Avoid Symantec appliances, says Gartner

    http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2159677/gartner-advises-avoiding Companies should avoid investing in Symantec's network security appliances, and should evaluate offerings from other vendors, Gartner has warned. The analyst firm said that it issued the warning because it believes that Symantec is moving away from selling network security ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 5, 2006
  • Innovation Takes More than Inspiration; It Takes Investment, and Persistence

    http://www.cioinsight.com/article2/0,1397,1913188,00.asp Moore's new book, Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution, just published by Portfolio, argues that innovation by itself is not enough. Innovation also requires an investment strategy that puts your resources where they count, and a people ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 3, 2006
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