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Tag Archives: ISSA

Sandra Bullock and Security Metrics

– In his column in the March 30, 2010 New York Times, with the title “The Sandra Bullock Trade,” David Brooks reports that research has shown that interpersonal relationships are much more important for our wellbeing and happiness than are economic and professional successes. He concludes from…

A-Buzz About Google

– It appears that the official Google position, as expressed by CEO Eric Schmidt, in a December 3, 2009 interview by Maria (NOT Mario, as The Huffington Post stated) Bartiromo on CNBC, is that if you didn’t want the data to be compromised, you “… maybe you shouldn’t be doing it.” Actually,…

Protecting Cyberspace … Our Last Opportunity?

– In my column, “The Silent War – Cyber Style,” posted on December 14, 2009, I had suggested that, since it was taking forever for the White House to come up with a Cyber Security Coordinator, that the White House expand CTO Aneesh Chopra’s responsibility to include cyber security. So much…

Securing the Web – Dream On

– There are times when a reasonable person might have doubts about their views on a particular topic, especially when so few others appear to advocate the same drastic measures as oneself. So imagine my surprise and sense of validation when I attended a presentation by Roel Schouwenberg, who is a…

The VerizonBusiness Report – Interesting, But is It Useful?

– Each year, the VerizonBusiness RISK Team issues its “Data Breach Investigations Report.” For the 2009 edition, see … www.verizonbusiness.com/resources/security/reports/2009_databreach_rp.pdf I was fortunate enough to attend the September 2009 Metro New York ISSA Meeting to hear a…