Want to Fail at Security? COMPLY!

Take a deep, cleansing breath, and say it with me: “Compliance is not security.” Good. One more time. “Compliance is not security.” It’s okay. We’re all friends here. No need for false pretenses. We all know how much truth is contained in those four simple words. Information Security is a tricky business, due largely in […]

The Curse of the Information Security Professional

Time magazine recently published an article summarizing CareerCast’s research on the most/least stressful jobs. At the top of the Most Stressful list: Enlisted Military Personnel. That makes PERFECT sense. High physical and travel demands, ridiculously low salary, and life-threatening situations that leave many physically and mentally scarred for the rest of their lives. Respect. What […]

22 Sites Where You Should Enable Two Factor Authentication RIGHT NOW

The reason we have passwords is to make it harder for attackers to get to our stuff. Ideally, strong passwords ensure that we’re the only ones who can access our email inboxes, our social media profiles, our bank accounts, and our Amazon shopping carts. Unfortunately, passwords by themselves aren’t always strong enough to accomplish that […]