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The Talent Within

11/8/2012 In his book “Topgrading: How leading companies win by hiring, coaching and keeping the best people” (2005) Dr. Smart talks about how important it is for a company to not only hire A level talent but then keep and … Continue reading

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In Cyber Crisis

We are a country in crisis in regards to adopting adequate Information Security practices.   I am not an alarmist but when I review the Cyber Security update that my team compiles and sends out a couple of times per week … Continue reading

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A Myth of Information Security: All data needs to be protected!

When you think about the total amount of data that goes across an organization on a daily basis protecting all of it becomes a daunting, if not impossible, task. It is hard to wrap one’s mind around how much a … Continue reading

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Common Sense Requires No Policy

As a Senior Information Security professional I am often asked if we should have a policy that requires our Business Community members to do “X”.  In many of these cases the person is asking for a policy to be written … Continue reading

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Action, Not Inaction is What Being a Leader is All About

In Model-Netics methodology by Main Event Management you are taken through a management course that makes use of standard and what some would call common sense management rules to demonstrate and teach how to handle a lot of the items … Continue reading

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Building the Information Assurance Program

In 1948 in his book “The Seven Story Mountain”, Thomas Merton wrote “Success – the logic of worldly success rests on a fallacy:  the strange error that our perfection depends on the thought and opinions and applause of other men.” … Continue reading

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Non-Expiring Passwords for C Level Employees. Really?

So, the other day while teaching my Online Course in Computer Security for the University of Advancing technologies I had a student ask me what they should do if their CFO asked to have an unexpiring password in a publicly … Continue reading

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