August 28, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los
Security professionals continue to fool themselves into believing we walk a delicate balance between keeping the business functional, and keeping it safe (secure).
August 25, 2014 Added by:Wendy Nather
There are a few movements afoot to help improve security, and the intentions are good. However, to my mind some are just more organized versions of what we already have too much of: pointing out what's wrong, instead of rolling up your sleeves and fixing it.
August 20, 2014 Added by:Identropy
If you have ever hired a Professional Services team to do an integration project, you know that it takes planning and tenacity to pull it through to the end. Depending on the breadth of the integration, the difficulty of accomplishing this varies.
August 11, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los
It should by now be clear if you're a security professional that the average enterprise struggles with even the most basic security hygiene.
August 07, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
As I’ve written many times, SIEM is a “force multiplier”, but this definition implies that you have something to multiply. If you have 0 capabilities, a purchase of a SIEM tool will still leave you at – you guessed it!—0.
August 05, 2014 Added by:Dave Shackleford
As someone who consults in large organizations, as well as runs training classes for infosec, I’ve long pondered what the right mix is to help people gain the broadest, most applicable knowledge and experience in the shortest amount of time.
August 05, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Thanks to what some say are restrictive Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and remote access policies, some mobile devices users in the corporate world are rebelling against BYOD – specifically, they don’t want their personal mobile devices to be controlled by their employer’s IT administrators.
August 04, 2014 Added by:Rebecca Herold
Information security and privacy have a lot of overlaps, but they ultimately involve different actions and different goals, and require those performing them to be able to take different perspectives.
July 31, 2014 Added by:Identropy
The most difficult hurdle to get over can be coming to terms with the fact that the selected solution is not delivering the expected value and deciding to move forward in search of a new solution.
July 29, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los
Security is fraught with the ad-hoc approach. Some would argue that the very nature of what we do in the Information Security industry necessitates a level of ad-hoc-ness and that to try and get away from it entirely is foolish.
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