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A Ceasefire in the War Between IT and Security Operations

A Ceasefire in the War Between IT and Security Operations

Friction has existed between IT departments and Security Operations for years. If turf wars and business silos are not the cause, the lack of collaboration and communication will often lead to disharmony between the two. The left hand should know what the right hand...

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Personal Data, Privacy and Information Security

Personal Data, Privacy and Information Security

A privacy program can be multi-dimensional and broken up across the enterprise to align with where the competency lies. But the privacy professional must connect the dots across the whole program. Here are 5 examples of work-streams that could form a privacy program....

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Are Your Cyber Warriors Combat Ready?

Are Your Cyber Warriors Combat Ready?

Military strategy and training changes with every conflict and governmental paradigm shift. The only publication that has maintained relevance in the last 2500 years, is Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. I read this book only after I finished my military career, while I was...

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What is the Business Case for MSSP?

What is the Business Case for MSSP?

Much has been written about the benefits of an MSSP, especially if you are a big organization.  It allows for a consistent, centralized, and transparent view into your organization’s security platform.  But, how do you decide if an “in-house” security management...

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Case Study: Nuclear Industry

Case Study: Nuclear Industry

Background:The nuclear industry is struggling to meet compliance deadlines and find dedicated, knowledgeable resources who can be embedded into the existing workforce and function as a cohesive team. A typical nuclear plant contains thousands of Critical Digital...

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Practice Cyber Combat on a Cyber Range

Practice Cyber Combat on a Cyber Range

Cyber security is a skill based occupation.  The only way to improve a cybersecurity expert skill set, is by accumulating hands-on experience.  Similar to fighter pilots, who don’t often face the challenges and threats of the real world , training cybersecurity...

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GDPR: Europe Privacy Law That’s Changing the Landscape

GDPR: Europe Privacy Law That’s Changing the Landscape

For those of you with a keen eye or a particular attention to detail, you may have noticed privacy policy changes over the last few months on many popular websites. This is all part of the preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into...

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