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on-the-short-tenure-of-cisos-and-low-frequency

I came across this post which pointed to this article on how to hedge funds can write a series of naked puts on low-probability events and look like geniuses. I have equated this to the information security market before and I have pointed out other posts about low-frequency, high-impact events.

How-much-to-spend-on-data-breach-protection

In a previous post, I discussed how much to spend on information security based on Gordon & Loeb's book Managing Cybersecurity Resources: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. The crux: spend no more than 37% of your expected loss.

How-to-get-an-unlimited-information-security

In the past, I have blogged about how much to budget for info sec, how information security creates value for a company, and other posts designed to help info sec personnel make their case. Well, now I have decided that that is all bunk compared to the advice I am about to give. The new tactic: Bribery.

it-propoganda-i-dont-think-so

The anonymous CEO blogger has accused me of IT propoganda. Don't worry my feelings aren't hurt ;). Of course, it is in my interest as the CEO of a security firm that more CEOs recognize the value that investing in security brings. However, I would point out a few things that IMO, keep this post from being pure 'propoganda'.

security-through-lingual-obscurity

On a recent trip to Mexico, our casita had a safe in it. The instructions for using it and the combination were printed on a covered sheet of paper sitting on top of the safe. As I scanned for directions on how to change the combination, I read:

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