I came across an interesting take on Nassim Taleb’s “Black Swan” article for the Financial Times via JP Rangaswami‘s blog “Confused in Calcutta“. Friends and folks who know me are probably tired of my rants about what I think of Taleb’s work and what I think he’s gotten wrong. But really, I find his FT…Read More Black Swan-Proof InfoSec?
The Microsoft SIR was released 4/8 and is available for download here. Some of the interesting stuff they put in graphs is from the Open Security Foundation’s OSF Data Loss Database (http://datalossdb.org). Among the interesting things in the Microsoft SIR: Good old theft and losing equipment, when combined, still beats the sexier categories hands down.…Read More Microsoft Security Intelligence Report
So I apologize for short notice. Hopefully the webmaster will get in gear and put up an event calendar or something, but here are a couple of events you might want to attend today that New School Bloggers are speaking at. First, David Mortman is giving “The Mortman Briefing: Metrics for the Real World”over at…Read More New School Bloggers Speaking Today
The WSJ has an article up today about how the Russians and Chinese are mapping the US electirical grid. What I thought was more interesting was the graph they used (which is only mildly related to the article itself). If I’m reading this correctly, the DHS is claiming that there were just under 70,000 breaches…Read More Cyber-Spies!
Thanks for stopping by The New School of Information Security Blog. We’re very “beta” right now, and anticipate having everything ready by the RSA conference (the week of the 17th). If you’d like to see some recent content by our authors, I had a recent post on the Verizon/Cybertrust blog about the PCI DSS and…Read More Hello World?