Jay Heiser

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Why today’s stock market is inherently unreliable

by Jay Heiser  |  August 3, 2012  |  Comments Off

If you wanted to sabotage a trading system, you might set out to design suicide mechanisms that look very much like today’s automated trading mechanisms.  Blaming Knight Capital’s screwed pooch on ‘software bug’ is a simplistic and flawed starting point for understanding the bigger risk picture. Automated mechanisms within trading systems act as positive feedback […]

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Is ‘the cloud’ part of our critical infrastructure?

by Jay Heiser  |  February 10, 2011  |  2 Comments

“What would be the social/economic/national/global impact of an incident that affected all the customers of a major provider?”


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Are we bringing about infosec climate change?

by Jay Heiser  |  July 28, 2010  |  1 Comment

Determining if we have an immediate need to expand today’s 1,000 cyberwar technologists by 10-30x would be like solving global warming by immediately stopping the use of fossil fuel. It may well be the right approach, but you can’t know for sure until after it is too late.

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