Tag Archives: breaches

Security Testing’s Missing Link and the Revelation of Drone Images

– Why are so many computer and network applications breached? And in seemingly simple ways? A recent featured article appeared at the top of the first page of the December 17, 2009 edition of the Wall Street Journal – that dreaded space from which security professionals are tasked with avoiding…

“Infosec, You’re Doing a Heck of a Job!”

– … to paraphrase President George W. Bush’s praise of “Brownie,” a.k.a. FEMA director Michael D. Brown, just before the flooding of New Orleans and one of the most damaging, and least-well handled catastrophes in US history – see my chapter on “Responsibilities and Liabilities with…

The Status of Recent Research Concerning Data Breaches and Reputational Risk

– Nearly three years ago, Ken Belva wrote a paper intended to be a “starting point for further, positive discussion” regarding the topic of data breaches and reputational risk.  The title of the paper also presented Ken’s major theme:  “How It’s Difficult to Ruin a…