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A Conversation Around Supply Chain Integrity - Is There Any Real Way to Trust Products?

Bill Murray and I recently had an fun interchange on the topic of supply chain security and he's agreed to let me reproduce it here. The starting point was a comment I made in SANS Newsbites on this news item: [[60]] China Vetting Networking Gear (May 22, 2014) After the US Justice Department indicted five … Continue reading A Conversation Around Supply Chain Integrity - Is There Any Real Way to Trust Products?


Twelve Word Tuesday: 25 Years After the End of the Last Cold War: Lessons Learned for a Cyber Version

Mutually Assured Destruction proved best defense tipped the balance - least vulnerable wins. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: 25 Years After the End of the Last Cold War: Lessons Learned for a Cyber Version


Twelve Word Tuesday: Are You Prepared If eBay's CEO Does the CSPAN Walk of Shame?

To tell your CEO: won't happen to you because.../if we do...? Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Are You Prepared If eBay's CEO Does the CSPAN Walk of Shame?


Twelve Word Tuesday: Which Model Cares More About Customer Security: Ad-Supported or Pay for Software?

Ad-supported IT seems to need ongoing customer trust more than $$$ model. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Which Model Cares More About Customer Security: Ad-Supported or Pay for Software?


Twelve Word Tuesday: Wyatt Starnes, Co-Founder of Tripwire, Passes Away

Wyatt deserved more than 12 words: Like Sourcefire, Tenable and TIS/Gauntlet, Tripwire is one of the companies that enabled open source security software to be widely used to solve real world business security problems. Wyatt was a big factor in Tripwire's success and was one of the folks really fighting the good security fight. Details … Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Wyatt Starnes, Co-Founder of Tripwire, Passes Away