presentations

As I get ready to go to South Africa, I’m thinking a lot about presentations. I’ll be delivering a keynote and a technical/managerial talk at the ITWeb Security Summit. The keynote will be on ‘The Crisis in Information Security’ and the technical talk on Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle. As I think about how to deliver…

Read More How to Present

In re-reading my blog post on twittering during a conference I realized it sounded a lot more negative than I’d meant it to. I’d like to talk about why I see it as a tremendous positive, and will be doing it again. First, it engages the audience. There’s a motive to pay close attention and…

Read More All atwitter

A few weeks back, Pistachio twittered about How to Present While People are Twittering. I picked it up, and with the help of Quine, was getting comments from Twitter as I spoke. It was a fun experiment, and it’s pretty cool to be able to go back and look at the back channel. [Update: I…

Read More Tweet, tweet

Blogging about your own presentations is tough. Some people post their slides, but slides are not essays, and often make little sense without the speaker. I really like what Chris Hoff did in his blog post, “Security and Disruptive Innovation Part I: The Setup.” I did something similar after “Security Breaches Are Good for You:…

Read More How to Blog a Talk

Stuart E. Schechter, Rachna Dhamija, Andy Ozment, and Ian Fischer have written a paper which examines the behavior of persons doing on-line banking under various experimentally-manipulated conditions. The paper is getting some attention, for example in the New York Times and at Slashdot. What Schechter, et. al. find is that despite increasingly alarming indicators that…

Read More Why Johnny Can’t Bank Safely