Meet The Feds: Part 2

We start off this episode with Agent Lynd explaining to us the danger of botnets and who these bot pimps are targeting. We see that some of these bad guys are using these “zombie networks” to commit extortion (or face the wrath of my botnet doing a DDoS against your business.) Good stuff. Allyn goes…

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Why We (and you) Will Miss BillG

This week marks the last week of work in the IT field for visionary and founder, Bill Gates. I’m sure many of you are reading stories all over the Internet about Bill, I thought I’d share a story about Bill as well. I joined Microsoft because I was a huge fan of their products, even…

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The Security Guy Blog Adds Video!!

This is something that I’ve been attempting to do for quite awhile, but as you can imagine, traveling every week precludes a lot of testing. Now that I’ve got a few weeks to play with this stuff, do expense reports, and remember where my house is….I’m trying to get more and more creative. I think…

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Microsoft to the Compliancy Rescue!

One of the things I do at every CSO Council, is to ask the security executives what their Top 3 issues are. (We learned a long time ago that you can’t ask execs to nail it down to a single issue!) These are the top concerns they have around information security, not just Microsoft issues,…

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Books of the Month Club….I read a lot

When I’m sitting on a plane and they tell me to "turn off anything with an on/off power button"…it hurts. So then I pull out a book and read. As much as I fly, I read a lot. Often I’m catching up on one the many, many trade magazines to which I subscribe (CSO Magazine,…

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Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated…

Well, I know it’s been awhile….but I’m back. Several of you were kind enough to send me gentle reminders that I have been neglecting my blog, and were worried that I may indeed have dropped off the face of the Earth. Not so. Where Have You Been, Kai? In a nutshell……traveling like you would never…

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