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A Rant on Single Function Security Tools

by Anton Chuvakin  |  August 24, 2018

As you may guess, I was raised on Unix and in Unixland single-function tools rule the seas. From “ls” to “ping”, Unix is full of commands that are in reality...

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Why We Value Inquiry Visibility Over ... Well ... Over Everything Else?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  July 13, 2018

This fun discussion on industry analyst craft reminded me of an unfinished post I had sitting in my draft folder … for a year. And now it is finished! When...

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My GDPR - Inspired Rant: Privacy, WTH!!!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 25, 2018

This has been brewing for years, and May 25 (aka “the GDPR Day”) is the perfect day for my epic privacy rant. So, WTH is privacy?! WTH is this obsession...

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"Do They Have AI?" or That Rant on AI in Security

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 22, 2018

This post is inspired by a few painful discussions on artificial intelligence (AI) that I had both in public (on Twitter) and internally too. Let’s start with a joke: Q:...

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On Wild Security Maturity Overestimation

by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 13, 2017

Want to know what my absolute #1 insight that I learned working at Gartner for 6+ years is? No jokes, this is serious! Any guesses from the audience? In any...

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Security Without Security People: A [Sad] Way Forward?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 29, 2017

This post is a convergence of a few things: our recent foray into more basic security areas (such as from threat hunting to vulnerability management), my experiences at a recent...

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Befuddled By "Hackback"

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 7, 2017

I’ve been meaning to write this literally for years. But now all this hoopla around “Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act” [PDF] (aka “the Hackback Law”) has triggered me into action....

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SIEM Future: A UEBA Path or An MDR Way?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 7, 2017

Want to hear a bad joke about #SIEM? Knock knock Who’s there? SIEM! No way… you are dead!!! Ok, in all seriousness, we all know SIEM is NOT dead –...

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Sad Hilarity of Predictive Analytics in Security?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 31, 2016

After spending a week in Siberia, I am ready for more fun blogging – and of course for more drama that is our industry (GO CYBER DRAMA!). In any case,...

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RSA 2016: Musings and Contemplations

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 8, 2016

Warning: this will be harsh and a bit curmudgenly, but I am not yet old enough to be a real curmudgeon – I am not even sure I want to...

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