A Little Respect Regarding Reblogging

I noticed this week that a site out there is using wp-o-matic to present my work as his own information security blog. Some people incorrectly think that a RSS feed is a permanent license to do whatever you want with content. Its not. While it doesn’t look like it, I do spend a lot of …

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Gartner: Security Leadership belongs to CxO

http://software.silicon.com/security/0,39024655,39152300,00.htm IT departments should not be calling the shots on security, according to Jay Heiser, research VP at Gartner Research. Instead, companies need to take a business-oriented, risk-management approach. Stepping back from technical details allows a company’s IT practices to be forward-looking, aligned with the core business, and provide better return on investment. Zurich Financial …

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Passed

I got word on saturday that I passed the CISSP exam that I too last week. All that is left now is getting a current CISSP to sign the form verifying my experience and also writing up a resume to turn in for this. Once this is sent in, there may be an audit. I …

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Beware of Education Scams

I’ve been wondering about what the University of Fairfax is. Diploma Mill or what. They’ve been sponsoring some CISSP study sessions locally and some CISSP webcasts that I watched. They offer a PhD in Information Systems concentrating in Information Assurance. While the website did look like it is a real program rather than a diploma …

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SearchSecurity CISSP Training

SearchSecurity.com has free CISSP training webcasts available for a limited time. It does require registration. I watched the first class/domain over the weekend and though it was interesting. I came away with a few things to think about. The presentation is very rapid fire. There is way too much material in domain1 to fit into …

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