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Information Security and the Art of Contextualization

There's a fire...... How do you react to that statement? Do you panic, do you get a fire extinguisher, do you do nothing? Without context, there is no way to know how to, or if you should react. If the fire is in the middle of the living room, then you need to put it out, if it's in the fireplac...

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CISO Lessons Learned – Hope Is Not A Strategy

When I first started my career, I often heard my leaders talk about the importance of strategy. I was an individual contributor who was dealing with insurmountable day to day problems that kept going on and on. I couldn’t understand the value of taking time out to think 3-5 years out when I ...

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SANS Netwars

Great (https://lnkd.in/guMkTXh) event at the SANS Enterprise Summit. Feeling pretty good about placing with this great group of competitors. Came in second overall, which I'm pretty happy about. ...

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