Reactive Cyber Security Strategy Is Not A Strategy
It’s encouraging that many organizations have become aware of security of their networks and computer resources. This awareness is sometimes triggered by breach or fraud headlines in tech journalism, which leads to concern and curiosity. It is immediately apparent when I’m speaking with a company that has suffered from an attack because their questions are [Read More...]
Cybersecurity and Pareto Optimality? (Part 1)
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Cybersecurity and Pareto OptimalityIn the study of economics there is a technique called Pareto optimality. Pareto Optimality, or Pareto Efficiency, is a guiding force of economic efficiency. Simply put, it is the principle that there exists a balancing point between opposing interests where neither party [Read More...]
ShmooCon 2012 is Happening Soon!
Next week, the ShmooCon security conference will happen in Washington DC. Over the weekend of January 27-29, there will be thirty-some talks about hacking, computer security, law, and just plain fun. I’m one of the organizers, myself. I’m a member of The Shmoo Group and co-chair of the program committee along with Ben Laurie of [Read More...]
RSA got you down, Maybe it’s time to Trade Up!
As we all have seen in the media, as well as heard from our customers, cyberthreats are an escalating problem for enterprises, financial institutions, governments and even individuals. These threats are as basic or as sophisticated as necessary to perpetrate the desired outcome of those doing the attacks.