Tag: cyber security

C.R.E.A.M. IoT Edition

We can go round and round about what’s going to drive improvements in computer security writ large, but when you boil it down it’s really only about one of and/or two things: money and bodies.

We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

My latest op-ed in SC Magazine: It is tough being in cybersecurity. Defense is a cost center, and it’s hard to find meaningful metrics to demonstrate success. Interest in security is also cyclical: Major breaches stir action, but as time…

Preparing for the “Wake Up Call”

Despite the emphasis placed on IT security in recent years, federal agencies are not testing their security controls with any consistency or timeliness, and as a result may not realize their systems’ weaknesses, a new General Accounting Office report has…