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Author - John Pescatore

Twelve Word Tuesday: OPM Was Continuosly Monitoring 97% of Assets - Just Missed the Important Ones

FISMA Scoring: OPM high continuous monitoring scores - measured by quantity, not criticality.

Twelve Word Tuesday: SSL Everywhere Is Like Putting Radon Gas Removal Before Roof Shingles

Scary:all those government vulnerabilities that won't get fixed to fund HTTPS://*.gov

News hook here.

Twelve Word Tuesday: Boards of Directors Actually Want to Know If *You* Care About Security

Common Board complaint: CISOs bring"blood in streets" stories; need strategy/metrics.

Twelve Word Tuesday: Would ISPs As Common Carriers Lead to More/Less Carriage of Common Attacks?

Net neutrality shouldn't mean continued ISP threat neutrality - but regulatory dice roll.

FCC considering classifying some ISP services as "Common Carrier" services

Twelve Word Tuesday: "Buy Secure" - Will The Government Finally Use Buying Power, vs. BlahBlahBlah, to Drive Security HIgher?

Enough czars/frameworks: the Government finally using buying power to advance security?