3 Questions answered by the Verizon Data Breach Report

Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report has become a hallmark of the security industry’s progress, as well as its preparedness against attackers and breach incidents. This year’s theme is, “Security should be a driving force, …

3 Types of data that may not belong in the cloud

There’s no question that the public cloud has opened new doors for many companies. Multi-tenant cloud services make necessary functions – such as storage, backup and recovery – more economically viable and flexible than ever. …

Buying storage? 5 New decision criteria from Gartner

Once, there was a single element that could make or break the success of a storage solution: a “killer feature.” Vendors worked to perfect these high-value capabilities for their products and establish themselves as the …

It’s time to educate the educators about data security

There’s room for data security improvement in nearly every industry, but colleges and universities face a particular disadvantage. Many academic institutions are established and sizeable, with entrenched cultures. Introducing new solutions and processes can take …

Small conferences and big ideas

This past weekend I had the pleasure of presenting at two different conferences in two different cities on Bootstrapping a Security Research Project. Both conferences were small when compared to large vendor-backed events like Black …

3 Lessons IT can take from security pros

Bridging the gap between security and IT is critical for every company. You know the story – security tides are rising, threats have become persistent and constant, and companies in every industry must be constantly …