Snake Oil Won’t Cure Your Security Illness

Part two in a three-part series about the information security industry money grab. Introduction NOTE: I covered some of these issues in my book; Unsecurity: Information Security Is Failing. Breaches Are Epidemic. How Can We Fix This Broken Industry? In this series, I’ll focus on three types of money grabbers, those Who will do anything […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 40 Show Notes

Another week in the books (almost). Speaking of books, I’m working on one with two more in the works. So much writing to do, and not enough time! I’m sure that lack of time is not a problem that’s unique to me. Time is precious, and nobody’s got enough of it. In case you missed […]

Beware of People Who Do Everything

Part one in a three-part series about the information security industry money grab. Introduction NOTE: I covered some of these issues in my book; Unsecurity: Information Security Is Failing. Breaches Are Epidemic. How Can We Fix This Broken Industry? In this series, I’ll focus on three types of money grabbers: Those who will do anything […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 39 Show Notes

HAPPY FRIDAY! You made it through another week. Did you survive or did you thrive? Hmm. Something to think about, I suppose. Good week here for me, the folks at FRSecure and the folks at SecurityStudio. Most weeks are good weeks really. I was in town all week, but not in the office too much. […]

Robocalls Are Dumb, You’re Not

Your cell phone buzzes, you look down and see “No Caller ID”, “Unknown” or maybe a weird number you don’t recognize. Do you answer, or do you just let the call go to voicemail? Some people, myself included, will let these calls go to voicemail. It’s not a bad idea to ignore calls from numbers […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 38 Show Notes

YES! I’m on time again. If I get good at this, I won’t need to make this comment anymore. Odds of that? As usual, I’ll give a quick review of the week, then we’ll jump right into the show notes. It was another good and productive week. Gooder and more productiver than I probably deserve, […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 37 Show Notes

On time this week? Absolutely! We take these things seriously around here, you know that! Happy Friday UNSECURITY Podcast listeners! It was a great week for us, hope yours was good (or better). Weeks like this one at FRSecure and SecurityStudio are always special. We held our end of quarter meeting at our Minnetonka, MN […]

According to Author, Some Corporations Have “Achieved Security”

A friend of mine brought something to my attention this week. He said he heard there’s a guy out there claiming there are unhackable companies. Me: Unhackable? Friend: Yep, unhackable. Me: What?! No way man. This can’t be true. Friend: Oh yeah, it’s true. Want me to send you a link? Me: Absolutely. I’ve got […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 36 Show Notes

Happy Monday! What?! Yeah Monday. Friday came and went, then Saturday and Sunday did too. These show notes that are supposed to be put here on Friday, didn’t get here till now. Enjoy! Last week was a great week until Thursday, that’s when the travel adventures began. I’ll write about being stuck in Newark, NJ […]

The UNSECURITY Podcast – Episode 35 Show Notes

Happy (belated) Birthday America! Hope you all had a great 4th of July holiday! Both Brad and I (sort of) took the week off last week. We got some much needed rest for the 2nd half 2019 push. Brad spent time with his family, catching some huge fish with his kids. I made a road […]