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Insecure software is the root cause...

If you are involved in creating, maintaining, operating or acquiring risk-appropriate software, this short blog about the recent wannacry ransomware exercise is worth reading.

https://blog.securitycompass.com/wannacry-and-the-elephant-in-the-room-c9b24cfee2bd

Risk Management

New Technology and Service Options Do Not Trump Law and Regulations

A couple weeks ago I received a letter from Wells Fargo. After mentioning some brokerage account details there were a couple paragraphs of disclosure about $2.5 M in penalties for failing to effectively protect business-related electronic records.   719 more words

Information Security

​The Treacherous 12 - Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016

The Cloud Security Alliance published “The Treacherous 12 – Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016” last year.  I just saw it cited in a security conference presentation and realized that I had not shared this reference.   311 more words

Risk Management

CIA Stealth Can Disguise Hacks As Any Other Country – Open Your Eyes, Congress — RickWells.US

How gullible and easy of marks are the American people as a whole, including some in Congress, who blindly trust and take the CIA at their word?

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Facebook Has Teamed Up With Trend Micro to STEAL and Profit Off of Our Personal Data!

YES, HE IS WATCHING US AND IS MAKING BILLIONS OFF OF OUR PERSONAL DATA!!

http://jackyan.com/…/if-facebook-says-you-have-malware-do-…/
The Facebook Nazis are at it again!! They blocked me from posting, until I would give my permission to download their crap, Trend Micro!!
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Information Security

(Not so) Random Musings from RSA Conference 2017

The world’s great and good of the information security industry descended on San Francisco this week for RSA Conference 2017. On the surface, it looked like more of the same this year.  538 more words

Information Security

Bumper Sticker from RBS

The research team at security & risk data aggregator (and more) Risk-Based Security (RBS) published a couple of their observations this month — observations that should be a reminder to all of us involved in global Financial Services risk management. 440 more words

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