Monday, April 9, 2018

Helpnet Security: The eternal struggle: Security versus users


There’s an old joke that a job in security is a safe place to be grumpy. From what I’ve seen over my career, that is often true. Security people seem to cherish their reputation for being pessimistic and untrusting.

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Helpnet Security Blog - Discover hidden cybersecurity talent to solve your hiring crisis

Discover hidden cybersecurity talent to solve your hiring crisis

Not having access to technical talent is a common complaint in the cybersecurity world. Folks with security experience on their resumes are in such high demand, CISOs need to hunt beyond the fields we know. To borrow a phrase from the ever-logical Mr. Spock, CISOs need to embrace Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations. By this I mean embracing diversity not only of bodies but of talents and experiences.

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Forthcoming talk - Delaware InfraGard - IoT Botnets

DELAWARE INFRAGARD CHAPTER - March 2018 - Conquering the New Threats

The Hunt for IoT That Threatens Our Modern Way of Life – Ray Pompon

Fri, March 16, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM ED

Delmarva Conference Center,
4100 South Wakefield Drive
Newark, DE 19702

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/delaware-infragard-chapter-march-2018-conquering-the-new-threats-tickets-43305888077

Forthcoming RSA talk - Swimming in a Sea of Enemies—The Dilemmas of the Threat Researcher

Swimming in a Sea of Enemies—The Dilemmas of the Threat Researcher

April 18, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Threat researchers can find themselves in dicey situations they are unprepared for. This talk will discuss actual ethical and legal dilemmas of threat researchers including consorting with and deceiving criminals, groping thru stolen personal data, turning a blind eye to criminal activity, wandering into compromised systems, and the ultimate worse case: being corrupted and arrested by the FBI.


https://www.rsaconference.com/events/us18/agenda/sessions/9132-Swimming-in-a-Sea-of-Enemies%E2%80%94The-Dilemmas-of-the-Threat-Researcher