Posted in humor

a sploit in his pdf and a song in his heart

Songs celebrating the exploits (no pun intended) of those on the wrong side of the law have a long history….

Posted in travel security

what happened to the volcano of death?

What a difference a few weeks make in aviation safety… we have gone from closing down large swathes of European…

Posted in housekeeping

a word from our paranoid janitor

I’m just in a blogging frenzy today – this is what happens when I have 4 hours to kill on…

Posted in deep thoughts

no fear?

Another tidbit from Josh Corman’s excellent talk on FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) in the information security industry… the following…

Posted in CSO deep thoughts

when was the last time we retired a security control?

This weekend, I attended the Security B-Sides Boston conference  (which, by the way, I heartily recommend to all info sec types). …

Posted in best practices worst practices

a data breach story with a twist…

Stories of data breaches have become annoyingly normal, so when Affinity Health Plans announced the accidental disclosure of personal information…

Posted in CSO travel security

monday volcano news roundup

From the BBC News website…  this map shows today’s ash situation… does not look too good as far as trans…

Posted in best practices CSO travel security

don’t want to make an ash of myself…

One of my responsibilities at work is to make sure that our employees are safe while traveling.  Until today, this…

Posted in best practices online security

the lies are in the eyes

It seems that scientists found some evidence for the proverb “The eyes are the windows of the soul.” In experiments…

Posted in best practices CSO

the maley affair take two

So after meeting Bob Maley, the former CISO of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at this week’s CSO Perspectives conference in Santa…