Cyber Security

Moving From Defense to Offense

Published on May 7th, 2015 | by admin

Good sayings get recycled as the years go by. First attributed to Carl von Clausewitz, a Prussian general and military theorist, the saying, “The best defense is a good offense,” has also been associated with Coach... Read More


The Impact of a Cyber Attack

Published on May 5th, 2015 | by admin

Picture this: the IT Security manager of a large company opens the mail his admin assistant just delivered.  One letter addressed to him is from a company he is only peripherally familiar with. The letter states... Read More

Cyber Security

The Weakest Link in the Chain

Published on April 21st, 2015 | by admin

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you.”  While I’m not sure where this quote originated from (it seems several take credit for it), it really does fit with the current trend... Read More

Cyber Security

Information Technology Advisory Councils

Published on March 24th, 2015 | by admin

Governmental bodies seem to be great at creating advisory councils. A particularly interesting one is the Information Technology Advisory Council (ITAC). Even the President of the United States has an ITAC, although technically it’s PITAC.  Many... Read More

Cyber Security

When is it Safe to be Bleeding Edge?

Published on March 12th, 2015 | by admin

The term Bleeding Edge has grown into its own over the last 20+ years. In the IT field, where beating out the competition with the most innovative products is the norm, there are a host of... Read More

Cyber Security

Pay Now or Pay Later

Published on March 6th, 2015 | by admin

I don’t know if the saying, the squeaky wheel gets the grease applies properly, but there is definitely a lot of noise made after a security breach.  Just ask Target. A large majority of companies have... Read More

Cyber Security

Cyber Security in the New Financial Sector

Published on March 4th, 2015 | by admin

The good health of any financial sector is dependent on an economy that allows for growth, innovation, and satisfaction of a country’s needs. When a threat to this sector emerges, it’s a nation’s population that pays... Read More

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