Tag: Security

#FAIL No More: The Rise of the Self Defending Enterprise

I love hashtags, because I love twitter. So it was inevitable that hashtags would become a major part of one of my talks at some point. And as I get ready for another round at Defrag (one of the highlights of my year every year), I realized I never posted about the talk I gave

Quick Thoughts regarding the Kaspersky Labs Intrusion

Kaspersky Labs has revealed this week that their corporate network was subject to a sophisticated cyber-intrusion that leveraged a new malware platform. Their investigation is ongoing, and they have found the malware to have been used against other victims as well. So while I am sure there are more details that they will reveal, I did

My Relationship with Metadata: It’s Complicated!

Ever since the Snowden revelations broke, there has been a lot of interest in metadata, with a lot of ink (or should that be bytes?) devoted to defining exactly what it is, where it can be gathered from, who is capable (and how) of doing said gathering, and most importantly of all, if it is

When Will We Stop Taping Up Our Windows?

It was an interesting weekend, to say the least. I’ve never had to prepare for a hurricane before, so going through the exercise was a revelation in so many ways. You discover what you consider really “valuable” (like when I actually packed my external hard drive that has 10 years worth of digital images and

Reading the Information Security Breaches Survey

PwC recently published the “Information Security Breaches Survey 2006” report, sponsored by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the UK. The 8th such survey is aimed at raising awareness among UK businesses of the risks they face in the internet age. Below are some highlights from my quick read through it, and some