No such thing as Stress

No such thing as Stress

While completing my Master’s degree a college professor made a bold statement to our class. He very directly said “There is no such thing as stress. Stress is a made up word. In order to combat it, you must call it what it is – Low-grade fear. If you recognize it for...
You are Unique

You are Unique

“You are unique, just like everybody else” is a quote that has a somewhat ambiguous origin. Some ascribe it to Jim Wright, others to Margaret Mead, however, it does have profound meaning when you use it as a lens to view yourself and your organization. You are unique,...
Active Cyber Defense

Active Cyber Defense

Active Cyber Defense NIST defines Active Cyber Defense as – Synchronized, real-time capability to discover, detect, analyze, and mitigate threats and vulnerabilities. In a nutshell, that means using strategies to actively predict, prevent, detect and combat cyber...
Sensible Cyber Security

Sensible Cyber Security

Cyber Security on a budget   Over 88% of businesses in the United States are considered small businesses and have less than 20 employees. These businesses often do not have a robust IT department or the technical expertise to put complex Cyber security protocols...
Open Source

Open Source

Open Source     I was giving a presentation a few months ago at a conference.  The presentation was on “organization cyber security”.  I touched on a few of the most common cyber security vulnerabilities and mentioned open-source software that gets downloaded onto...