Archive | November, 2018

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Friday Photo – Thanksgiving, turkey, and Cherokee Ranch

Just south of Denver, is the Cherokee Ranch and Castle - one of those hidden gems that you miss unless you go looking for it.  The castle sits on top of a mesa, overlooking the whole front range (I'll share a sunset pano sometime soon).  We had the chance to go visit for the Elk [...]
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Beyond SIEM – Next Generation Security Analytics

I’ve written before that security is fundamentally an information management problem. It’s about having good sensors and instrumentation in the environment, having that information flow to a central repository where anomalies can be identified, and then being able to take action on it back in the environment. That’s traditionally be done through a SIEM solution, […]

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Entering the era of pervasive security

I often open a keynote presentation by noting that organizations are undergoing a fundamental shift in security strategy – moving from compliance focused, to a risk based approach. That’s still ongoing, even for large and sophisticated organizations there is still a gravity towards ‘doing it for the audit’, rather than ‘doing it because there’s risk’. […]

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Photo Friday – Sunset in Santa Cruz

When I travel, I keep my camera with me all the time, never knowing when an opportunity will come along.  We were having an early dinner on a pier in Santa Cruz when the sun set.  I left my dinner and ran outside to capture this pano of the horizon.  Definitely worth the cold fish!
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