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CSO Column: The Mic is Always On. Always.

A reflection on the challenges of open mics and social media — and how they impact our efforts — was the topic of an early column penned for CSO Online. Read the column here: http://www.csoonline.com/article/597056/security-careers-the-mic-is-always-on.-always.- Security Careers: The Mic is Always On. Always. Like politicians who’ve been embarrassed by public microphone mistakes, security professionals need to […]

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Why people are not the problem in security and where to look (hint: grab a mirror)

Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.  ~William W. Watt Over the last few years, a series of reports, studies, and endless articles suggest the biggest challenge in security is people. Whether external attackers taking advantage of individuals, insider mistakes or even insider […]

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Memo to the security team:educate, don’t embarrass us

The moment we judge someone, we forfeit the ability to help. Seems like a lot of what is being promulgated in so-called “security awareness“ today is nothing short of berating people with a never-ending list of things not to do, coupled with a shorter, non-intuitive list of what to do. (aside, check out “why the […]

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Into the Breach – Audio Series – Chapter 12 (Final Thoughts: Courage to Act)

Welcome to the continuation of the Into the Breach: Protect Your Business by Managing People, Information and Risk audio series. This series is the full and unabridged audio version of Into the Breach, written by Michael Santarcangelo and read by the author. In this episode (Chapter 12) This chapter addresses the challenge of leading and influencing […]

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