Tag Archives: ISSA

Cybersecurity Risk Management … Beyond the “Golden Period”

– Where do we stand with the management of cybersecurity risk? Answer … Not in a good place. This position was further augmented upon reading an article in the January 23, 2020 Washington Post by Anna Fifield with the title “Wuhan quarantine expands as Chinese fear authorities withholding…

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…