Tag Archives: agility

PCI DSS Position on Patching May Be Unjustified

– Verizon Business recently posted an excellent article on their blog about security patching. As someone who just read The New School of Information Security (an important book that all information security professionals should read), I thought it was refreshing to see someone take an…

Agility and Risk Compensation: Exploring the Connection

– In my previous and inaugural column, I introduced the concept of a tradeoff between information security and agility, where agility was defined as “the capability to change with managed cost and speed.” Information security doesn’t necessarily have to be at odds with agility, but…

Fitting the CIA Triad in a Business Context: The Concept of Agile Security

– Last year, Harvard Business School Press published a very interesting book entitled IT Risk: Turning Business Threats into Competitive Advantage by George Westerman and Richard Hunter. Westerman is a Research Scientist at the Center for Information Systems Research at the MIT Sloan School of…