However you and your family choose to celebrate today and the coming days, we wanted to wish you all a safe and secure holiday season and a Happy New Year. Resolve to make the new year a year to increase your security awareness and become alert and aware!
We have discussed before the importance of having a security mindset at work and establishing a security culture. We cannot understate the need for everyone to be a self aware employee, to be on the lookout for security issues and to appropriately report on those issues. Security budgets are increasing and the emphasis on security is … More Security starts at home
The end of each year brings about a review of the past and then a look ahead to the future from just about every publication or blogger. Instead of looking at it like that, we want to continue to reinforce key security principles. Make no mistake, reflection is essential and of course those who ignore … More Security Predictions
There is a great scene from the from the movie LA Confidential in which Ed Exley, one of the lead detectives, asks Detective Jack Vincennes, played wonderfully by Kevin Spacey, for assistance. The scene continues and Exley explains the reasons he became a police officer. It’s a great scene and gets to the central question … More Who is your Rollo Tomasi
As reported by SC Magazine last week, a business company in New Hampshire pleaded guilty to hacking into a small business competitor and stealing over 1,000 invoices over the course of eight months. This is extremely important for a couple of reasons: Small businesses are targets; you have information others want, even if you don’t … More Small Business Attacks
One of the problems security professionals face is something that the insurance business faces. Despite the facts and figures, fancy pie charts and case studies to support each, convincing individuals and businesses that they need protection is a tough slog. The mindset that “it won’t happen to me” is often rationale enough to not spend more … More Can you Afford NOT to Invest in Security?
This is a question that stems from a central point – recognition that your business has threats. If we don’t start at that point then we cannot get to understanding the threats and how to protect against it. Threats come in various sizes and now, because of the beauty of our interconnected world, can come from … More Who or What is Your Threat