Tag Archives: information system security

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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The Insider Threat is Alive and Well – a summary taken directly from Raytheon’s How to Build an Insider Threat Program (2014) …

Aspects of human nature further complicate matters: Well-intended managers resist any notions of “their people” doing “bad things.” They screened them. They hired them. They work with them side-by-side and – if they’re good bosses – have developed a genuine interest … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a senior Cyber Security Incident Responder

  The day was proving to be an exciting one for team Havoc, the Company’s cyber Red Team, as the L2 report he had just read showed that 4 of the core company servers were vulnerable to a very common … Continue reading

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Department of Homeland Security, Fusion Centers & the Cyber Security Liaison Program: A sharing of intelligence

  Department of Homeland Security, Fusion Centers & the Cyber Security Liaison Program: A sharing of intelligence By:  Kevin L. McLaughlin March 9, 2013   The amount of data available through electronic means is hard to wrap your mind around … Continue reading

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Why Is It?

Why is it that Internet Crime statistics continue to show that for the criminally inclined internet crime is a very viable and fast growing field? Why is it that millions of dollars are stolen from end users who simply fail to … Continue reading

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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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