Day: April 2, 2017

Focusing on the fundamentals in the software development process.

Build secure software Peter Hesse of 10Pearls wrote an article about the future and failure of information security. From Security Today, “Why is the Security Industry Failing?” is a wonderful recitation of the problems besetting the information security industry. Peter describes the money-hungry vendor culture, where every problem is seen as a potential billion dollar …

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How Technologists and the Business don’t communicate.

Initially released February 6, 2017 for MISTI – Business for Technologists – Technologists are the bedrock of IT and IT security. They innovate, create, build, implement, maintain, and decommission the most amazing software and hardware systems ever compiled. Even something as simple as a file server, which is only supposed to store and backup files, has to …

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Business Development – The best non-four letter dirty word in infosec.

Business Development is not a dirty word. Everyone today wants to start their own business. I mean Dave Kennedy did it, how hard could it be? (Love you, Dave!) So you gather your team.  You can do the pen-testing and Jimmy over there can handle Incident Response, right? So what’s the big deal? Why aren’t …

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