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ISACA is seeking feedback on COBIT 5.0 Design Draft

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

COBIT 5 exposure draft is out for review, so sharpen those pencils, order that Grande with an add shot, and find someplace quiet and dig into this design document (note this is NOT Cobit 5.0 but instead the plan at which will be employed to create it.  It is critical to review and provide feedback […]

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Tags: Change Control · Direcitonal Alignment · Life Cycle Management · Monitoring and Performance Reviews · Physical Access · Risk Awareness · SDLC · Trusted Communications and Network · Trusted Computing Platform Systems

Globalized Risks to Operations, case in point: Google’s YouTube and Pakistan

February 26th, 2008 · No Comments

On Sunday a foreign government enforced its sovereign right to censor its citizens, and consequently caused a global outage (2 hours) to the most popular video side in the planet, run by the most sophisticated global internet company – Google.  The lessons here resonate with the need for organizations to consider all aspects of risk […]

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Tags: Incident Response Capability · Monitoring and Performance Reviews · Operations Resiliency · Risk Awareness · Sustain Operations · Trusted Communications and Network

Broken Internet Connections disconnect two continents

February 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The criticality of the Internet has grown exponentially. Consumers rely on Internet based applications (or RIA) for everything from email, CRM, ERP, publishing – and this online portal. Businesses have generally transitioned from dedicated frame relays, and leased lines to VPN tunnels through the Internet (link to Cisco Whitepaper). The efficiency gained by organizations sourcing […]

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Tags: Incident Response Capability · Monitoring and Performance Reviews · Operations Resiliency · Risk Awareness · Sustain Operations · Trusted Communications and Network

Global Impact of Corporate Espionage – a focus on China and U.S. Companies

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments

An eye opening report was put forth by the U.S. government (USCC) that focused on the political impact of China on the United States.  The report covered currency, pollution, censorship, information technology, competition, supply-chain concerns, and recommended actions.  The report is an important read to every business executive as a whole given the economic importance […]

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Tags: Monitoring and Performance Reviews · Risk Awareness · Technology Intelligence · Trusted Communications and Network · Trusted Computing Platform Systems

HITBSecConf2007 presentations are online!

September 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The generous conference organizers at this years “Hack In The Box Security Conference Series” Malaysia (September 3-6) have posted the full presentations for anyone to download and enjoy. This is an excellent resource for extending your knowledge and leveraging the leading thought leaders in security. My favorite reads include Andrew Cushman’s “State of Security“, Martin […]

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Tags: Human Resources · Life Cycle Management · Risk Awareness · Security and Assurance · Trusted Communications and Network · Trusted Computing Platform Systems