Entries by Evan Francen

M is for Money

Fundamentals are critical to the foundation of an information security program (or strategy). Deficiencies in information security fundamentals are analogous to cracks in a fortress foundation. Fortress defenses won’t stand and neither will your information security protection. The Information Security ABCs are drawn from information security fundamentals. These ABCs are written as education for people […]

UNSECURITY Episode 133 Show Notes

We’re back with another amazing guest this week! It’s our treat to welcome Gabriel Friedlander from Wizer to the show! The guests from the last month (or so) have been incredible. There are so many great people in our industry who are in this for the right reasons, primarily to serve other people! If you […]

UNSECURITY Episode 132 Show Notes

Hey Listeners! Spring is in full bloom (finally) in Minnesota, and life is good. The weather is great, and last week, our Governor (Tim Walz) lifted the mask mandate for people who are vaccinated and maintain some semblance of social distancing. It’s good to see people’s faces again, especially when they’re smiling. 🙂 We’re grateful […]

UNSECURITY Episode 131 Show Notes

Apologies for not posting something about last week’s show, episode 130. We were honored and pleased to welcome John Strand from Black Hills Information Security as our guest. John, Brad and talked openly about John’s path through information security, what Black Hills is working on, the different pockets of security people, why it’s important to […]

Operationally Cumbersome?

The leading cause of death in the workplace is falls. 36.5% of all fatalities are due to falls, followed by 10.1% caused by being struck with an object. Recognizing the problem, OSHA created requirements to protect workers from falls, including: guardrail systems safety net systems personal fall arrest systems covers positioning device systems fences barricades […]

UNSECURITY Episode 129 Show Notes

We have another great guest for episode 129, and we’re excited to get his take on things! Special Guest – Ron Woerner In this episode of the UNSECURITY Podcast, we’re joined by another good friend of ours, Ron Woerner. Ron and I (Evan) first met at the RSA Conference last year (2020) after being introduced […]