The Network Security Trident – Going Beyond Compliance

First and foremost, I am not a big fan of “compliance.”  I say that with some reluctance because there are certainly some positive aspects of the notion.  The PCI/DSS standard provides an effective and comprehensive framework that organizations can use to help shape...

Password Management and Physical Authentication

There is no longer any validity to the belief that you can “set-and-forget” anything, especially usernames and passwords.  When the New York Times broke the story of a Russian crime syndicate that collected 1.2 billion username and password combination by...

Free WiFi – A Potentially Dangerous Amenity

If you’re like most people, you don’t think twice when you go into a public place like Starbucks with your laptop and jump on to the free wireless connection to do a little work.  Free WiFi is a godsend when you’re waiting for your flight at the...