Davos 2020 World Economic Forum 2020 Global Risk Report Cyber Cliffs Notes

Each year the World Economic Forum releases their Global Risk Report around the time of the annual Davos conference. This year’s report is out and below are notes on the “cyber” content to help others speed-read through those sections (in the event you don’t read the whole thing). Their expert panel is far from infallible,… Continue reading

Bahrain eGov Conference “Risk Reality” Slides

For those finding this post from the Bahrain eGov conference, I’d like to re-extend a hearty “Thank you!” for being one of most engaging, interactive and intelligent audiences I’ve ever experienced. I truly enjoyed talking with all of you. You can find the slides on my Dropbox [PDF] and please do not hesitate to bounce… Continue reading

[REDUX] Reassessing Cyber Risks as a Security Strategy

I happened across [Between Hype and Understatement: Reassessing Cyber Risks as a Security Strategy](http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1107&context=jss) [PDF] when looking for something else at the [Journal of Strategic Security](http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jss/) site and thought it was a good enough primer to annoy everyone with a tweet about it. The paper is—well—_kinda_ wordy and has a Flesch-Kincaid grade reading level of… Continue reading

Off By One : The Importance Of Fact Checking Breach Reports

I didn’t read through the Massachusetts 2011 Report on Data Breach Notifications [PDF] until recently, but once I went through the report my brain kept telling me “something is wrong”. Not something earth shattering, but more of a “something is off” signal. This happens more than I’d like as I tend to constantly background process what… Continue reading

Is Your Organization Ready For a Risk Management Program?

While the slides will be officially available from SIRA web site in the not-too-distant future—complete with video (for all the talks)—I figured it wouldn’t hurt to put them up here as well. Keynote version PDF version My sincere thanks, again, to @jayjacobs and the SIRA board for allowing me to have the privilege of being… Continue reading