Jay Heiser

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We’ve all got spy cameras in our pocket

by Jay Heiser  |  February 27, 2012  |  Comments Off

Today, everybody has a sophisticated spy camera hidden on their telephone, and it doesn’t take a degree in espionage to use them.

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Dogs, pocket knives, and laptops

by Jay Heiser  |  February 9, 2011  |  1 Comment

I’ve lost a string of pocket knives over my lifetime, some of them very nice, but I’ve got no idea who, if anybody, is finding them.  I did find a pocket knife once, but it was a cheap Swiss Army knockoff, and I didn’t keep it. My turnover ratio is barely -6. Dogs are not [...]

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A day without Wikileaks….

by Jay Heiser  |  December 7, 2010  |  Comments Off

…is like a day without news. By my reckoning, I managed to go almost 24 hours without hearing the words ‘Wikileak’ or ‘Assange’.  Watching the Jets get blown out of New England was probably one of the best possible ways to watch TV while avoiding current events. Its no wonder that a huge number of [...]

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Can you trust your employees?

by Jay Heiser  |  March 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

Lately, we’ve been having some discussions about what to do with privileged users, and how to protect your organization from hostile administrators. Ant Allan, Andrew Walls and I have just collected a lot of this material into a new research note. Ultimately, there’s only so much you can do. If you hire crooks, or if [...]

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