The Cyber Kill Chain or: how I learned to stop worrying and love data breaches

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1452687555475{margin-bottom: 100px !important;}"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-9" css=".vc_custom_1452702342137{padding-right: 45px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading source="post_title" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="no_stripe"][stm_post_details][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1469204474178{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}" el_class="no_stripe"]Pulling off a heist is no easy feat – and in order to prevent theft, you best understand the plan of attack. Like any good…

The Pyramid of Pain

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1452687555475{margin-bottom: 100px !important;}"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-9" css=".vc_custom_1452702342137{padding-right: 45px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading source="post_title" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="no_stripe"][stm_post_details][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1469204064857{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}" el_class="no_stripe"]To illustrate this concept, I have created what I like to call the Pyramid of Pain.  This simple diagram shows the relationship between the types of indicators…

The Information Security Leader, Part 1: Two Distinct Roles, Four Fundamental Questions and Three Persistent Challenges

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1452687555475{margin-bottom: 100px !important;}"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-9" css=".vc_custom_1452702342137{padding-right: 45px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading source="post_title" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="no_stripe"][stm_post_details][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1469203926039{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}" el_class="no_stripe"]“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” This kernel of wisdom comes from a certain high-tech headhunter…

The Security Cost of Free Smartphone Apps

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1452687555475{margin-bottom: 100px !important;}"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-9" css=".vc_custom_1452702342137{padding-right: 45px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading source="post_title" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="no_stripe"][stm_post_details][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1468414338842{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}" el_class="no_stripe"] There are hundreds of thousands of them to choose from now whether you have an iPhone, an Android or some other version of smartphone.…