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Archives for June, 2011


Advanced Persistent Outdoor Threats

by Jay Heiser  |  June 17, 2011  |  Comments Off

The lack of vegetable compromise lulled me into a false sense of security this year, as clouds of vegetables thrived in my garden rack space. Unfortunately, I didn’t heed the early warning signs of hooved hackers.

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Do you really need a CISO?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 14, 2011  |  Comments Off

In the worst of cases, a figurehead is appointed to give the impression that the problem is being taken care of. This is tantamount to putting a fig leaf over a sucking chest wound.

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When Was Your Last Login?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 7, 2011  |  1 Comment

Back in the days of modems and character-based terminals, it was a normal practice to provide information about the previous login as part of the login sequence. Its time for that past to return to the present.

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