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Herding Cats October, Seeing Through the Fog standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Seeing Through the Fog. Cloud Computing and associated utility computing topics make lawyers and insurance underwriters uneasy. Like for real. But it’s all about a little bit of education on the topic. If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, sign up today! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Herding Cats September, Trusting Trust standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Trusting Trust. What would we do without a little bit of trust? Our lives would certainly be much less convenient, and has the potential to be more secure. If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, sign up today! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Herding Cats August: Embrace the ISA Program standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Embrace the ISA Program. Some industry folks fear the empowerment that the Internal Security Assessor program from the Council brings to the table.¬† I, for one, see it as an opportunity to more accurately assess PCI compliance. Oh, and the Hoffacino makes a cameo ūüôā If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, sign up today! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Herding Cats July: Back to Basics standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Back to Basics. This issue’s theme centered on the basics of information security, and what better time to take a step back and really evaluate what we’re doing? Are we actually accomplishing our goals? Or just treading water? And do you want to take away my man card after reading this one? If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, sign up today! Possibly Related Posts: What’s the craic on KRACK? More Printer Security Talk That Printer ...

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Herding Cats June: In or Out? standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, In or Out?. This issue’s theme centered on security operations, and our industry seems to be going through a transition. ¬†Do you insource or outsource this critical function? If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, sign up today! Possibly Related Posts: What’s the craic on KRACK? More Printer Security Talk That Printer is gonna GIT ya! Conference Wrap-Up, 2016 Is Retail Ready for the 2016 Holiday Season? When Toasters Attack!

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Herding Cats May: Love the Lawyer You’re With standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Love the Lawyer You’re With. This issue’s theme centered on information security and law, so I wanted to challenge security professionals thinking about their lawyer comrades. If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, go sign up! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Herding Cats April: Spread the Disease standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? The next issue is up there with my column, Spread the Disease. This issue’s theme was the Psychology of Security, and I decided to compare the thought process behind security to a psychosis.¬† It’s fun! If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. If you are not a member, go sign up! Possibly Related Posts: What’s the craic on KRACK? More Printer Security Talk That Printer is gonna GIT ya! Conference Wrap-Up, 2016 Is Retail Ready for the 2016 Holiday Season? When Toasters Attack!

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Herding Cats March: The Business of Security standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet?  The next issue is up there with my column, The Business of Security.  In it, I discuss the business side of security and the transition that has to happen for security leaders to be more effective and valuable to their corporations. If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion!  Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month.  If you are not a member, go sign up! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Herding Cats February: The Retreat to Centralized Computing standard

Have you checked out ISSA Connect yet? ¬†The next issue is up there with my column, The Retreat to Centralized Computing. ¬†I’m traveling abroad right now so I don’t have the ability to put it up here on the site, but will do it when I get back next week. If you are a member, log into ISSA Connect and join the discussion! ¬†Interact with great professionals globally as well as the authors that you enjoy reading every month. ¬†If you are not a member, go sign up! Possibly Related Posts: Top Posts from 2015 October 2015 Roundup September 2015 Roundup August 2015 Roundup June-July 2015 Roundup

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Kicking Off 2010! standard

Greetings everyone! 2010 is going to be a pretty interesting year if we can keep this economic momentum going.¬† Here are a few things to start your year off! Check out my new article “Will End to End Encryption Save Us All?” where I attempt to define various forms of End to End Encryption (E2EE) and figure out how they could be used to secure PCI DSS related data. EMC/RSA buys Archer.¬† This one is a game changer, folks. The January issue of Herding Cats is also available!¬† “Corned-Beef PCI DSS” expands and refines a blog post I did here about using hashing as a data protection method, specifically as it relates to PCI DSS (PCI DSS is the focus ...

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