General Security Articles
Companies recertifying for the second or third year of PCI compliance are having a rough go of things as of late. A combination of the latest clarifications within the revised PCI DSS standard, along with the recent scoring matrix that compels assessors to ensure they have done a thorough job as part of the review, have caught an unfortunate number [continue]
Every system has within it the limitation that it cannot exist unto itself. The big problems of Information Security will remain intractable as long as industry participants continue to focus inward.
For the past year or so, I have noticed that, at the same time that security technologies are reaching a certain degree of maturity, security projects remain [continue]
As noted, poor password management trumps strong security technology every time. Any bets on how long before google *requires* strong passwords? Both are victims, both share blame. A side note about this hack is that it highlights the trust relationships (and residual risk) that business partnerships impart upon each other.