Traveling in the Digital Age

While I watch the Olympic games safely in my home, the United States government has issued a strong warning to travelers visiting foreign countries.  Even though the document does not mention China specifically, it does coincide with the games and is clearly intended to make travelers...

The IDS Versus IPS Debate

Recently I have been involved in a debate with colleagues regarding the management of IPS (intrusion prevention system) devices versus IDS (intrusion detection system) devices. This debate centers around the level of analysis required when the device alerts on or blocks network traffic....

Healthcare Providers Need Security Checkup

It seems like a week doesn’t go by that I don’t read about sensitive patient information being stolen, leaked or otherwise disclosed by a healthcare provider.  A recent event occurred in Fort Bend County, Texas where staff employed at various healthcare facilities used...