Tag Archives: cyber

The Office of No, Really?

  Successful ransomware attacks are at an all time high, we are losing the cyberwar, cyber criminals are making more money than ever before and it is only going to get worse, a cyber attack could be as damaging as … Continue reading

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Critical Manufacturing Legacy Systems

         One common item that information Security Professionals working in Critical Manufacturing environments have to deal with is that of legacy systems. You see, in Critical Manufacturing environments it is very common for the systems that run … Continue reading

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Information Security Defense in Depth Part 2 – A Bit More Technical View

Still for foundation level folks but a bit more technical view of Defense in Depth than last week’s post.    

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Critical Manufacturing Cyber Security Defense Program – A Starting Look

Cyber security professionals  are often tasked with trying to defend more than they have the resources to defend. This is especially true in the area of Critical Manufacturing as there tends to be a strong desire to protect everything.  In … Continue reading

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A Note I Wrote to Someone Who Once Worked for Me

I recently had the honor to help provide a strong reference for a person who worked for me as a Cyber Analyst.  She got the Senior position she was going for but was just a little worried about what they should do … Continue reading

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Your Horse Was Analog

Your Horse Was Analog Kevin L. McLaughlin A  speech I made to 350+ people at the Michigan joint Military Ball.  Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Like my tie? My wife didn’t – gave me a lot of grief before we left … Continue reading

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Home Depot Breach 43M loss posting on LinkedIn

I just read an article on LinkedIn about the negative impact caused by the recent Home Depot breach. Here are my thoughts about how all the 2014 breaches should change some C level and Information Security paradigms. These could cause a major … Continue reading

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