Tag Archives: uncertainty

Is FUD Always With Us?

– In March, 2008, Alan Shimel-who blogs at http://www.stillsecureafteralltheseyears.com/ – wrote a fascinating entry with the provocative title:  “Sitting on Your Hands is Not an Option-FUD, Compliance, What will it Take to Sell Security?”  Unfortunately, the text is no longer…

The Difference between Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis and Why It Matters (Part 1)

– Many discussions of security risk analysis methodologies mention a distinction between quantitative and qualitative risk analysis, but virtually none of those discussions clarify the distinction in a rigorous way. The purpose of this 3-part series is to clarify that distinction and then show why…