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Sep 6th 2011, 19:42

Cultural Security: Promoting Security Policies Using Organizational Culture

Posted by Steven Fox
Cross promoted from the McAfee Security Connected blog
Most of us refer to security policies in much the same way as we refer to our car manuals – when something unexpected happens.  We know these documents have useful information.  However, their utility is tied to situations where answers do not present themselves readily.
According to Chris Noel, SVP of Product Management at ANXeBusiness, “security policies communicate organizational culture, set expectations and boundaries, define risk appetites, and establish a legal duty of care.”  Unfortunately, a role-based, functional understanding of security policies is uncommon. So how do we take security policies out of the proverbial glove compartment? 

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Aug 15th 2011, 10:54

DefCon 19 ReCap - Security When Nanoseconds Count

Posted by Steven Fox
High-speed trading - it's a reality often lost in the discussions of current financial challenges.  Much of the trading activity that drives the global economy occurs at speeds that exceed human capability.  Yes - computers conduct trades at nanosecond speeds based on mathematical algorithms.  These algorithms take into account information from global markets, futures trading, financial indicators, among other factors to make trading decisions.  Speed is money for these systems. Any devices that increases network latency - such as a firewall - means lost profits.
Security When Nanoseconds Count was a presentation at DefCon 19 where James Arlen discussed security in an environment where firewalls, access control lists, and system hardening are

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Feb 21st 2011, 11:00

RSA in a Nutshell

Posted by Curtis Blount
RSA 2011. Another rainy cold week in San Francisco. Being from the East Coast, I typically do not come west of the Mississippi for a Security Conference. With the CISO Summit in Orlando and INTEROP in New York, it’s basically same show, just a longer plane ride.
Being a 30 year veteran of the Information Security industry you become rather slighted to the “been there done that” mentality. So in attending RSA I had no preset expectations on the event in general. As I’ve transitioned more into a Strategy roll within Information Security I am more interested in “What’s Innovative”.
 The RSA Conference
If you are a veteran of the industry like me the vast majority of the topics and discussions were

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