Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. I still see security professionals – especially vendors – trying to use that tired old technique. Even with lay audiences it’s lost effectiveness, and it has absolutely no place in the CISO’s office, inbox, or voice mail. Fear based selling is a cop-out, and a sure way to not get a […]
There are a number of media reports out that Israeli firm Cellebrite is now able to unlock iPhones even running the latest version of iOS, including the iPhone X. Should you be worried? Let’s look at some potential threats.
I was recently asked how to dispose of an old hard drive in a secure manner. This comes up all the time, and unfortunately most folks just toss them in the trash or electronics recycle bin without thinking, or worse, sell it on eBay. The best option is an industrial hard drive shredder, but they’re […]
It’s no secret that we’re in the information age and the rise of the CIO to prominence in most organizations reflects that. Google, Facebook, Amazon (?), are all large companies whose entire business model is based on the flow of information from creators to customers. So if that’s the new supply chain, can we leverage […]
It’s a dangerous world, and yet there’s a spate of recent studies showing that people and companies continue to take risks with their cybersecurity. The truth is that we all have to take risks – there is no such thing as complete safety. The question is, how do we decide what risk to take?