Category: CSO

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).  My favorite session of the…

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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 Atlantic flights from the States…

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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 week’s Icelandic volcanic eruption was…

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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 Clara, CA, I am having…

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of notebooks and ipads

Disclaimer to those of you reading this at my place of employment:  Nothing in this post indicates a change to any existing corporate infosec policies……

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a plea to security vendors…

Every day, I get at least 5 emails from vendors wanting to set up a meeting or web demo of their latest and greatest product…

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CSOs need to walk the walk before they talk the talk

According to this article from CSO Magazine’s web site, “several security execs expressed surprise” over the CISO of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania found himself unemployed…

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