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OK everyone, the Social Security Blogger Award Voting is now open! You can vote for the winners at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TMRP8Z5 A couple of things about voting this year: Anyone can vote in the awards. However, a valid email is required and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Happy to tell you all about this years Security Bloggers Meetup and Blogger awards at the InfoSecurity Europe Conference. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 3 at the Olympia in London. More details are available at the Eventbrite... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Security peeps, I am happy to announce that once again this year we will be conducting the Security Bloggers Network Security Blogger Awards to be presented at the Security Bloggers Meet-up at RSA Conference. Most of you know we have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at The Ashimmy Blog
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When we let the terrorists win, we all lose. This whole affair around Sony’s “The Interview” has just made me more angry and dismayed. Besides Sony once again being hacked too easily it seems, I am disgusted that we are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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SaaS pricing model bring PaaS to everyone A couple of weeks ago I went up to Orlando for the IBM Innovation conference. The event was at the Swan/Dolphin resort in Disney World. IBM knows how to throw a conference and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Better communication between security and executive team key to better security A new survey from the Ponemon Institutue about security metrics and the interaction between security teams and executives sheds some great insights on the communication or rather the lack... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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I am very proud to announce that DevOps.com launched today. I and my co-founder, Martin Logan have been working on getting this new site and business up and running for many months now. DevOps.com tagline is “where the world meets... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Well the last vote has been tallied for the Security Blogger Awards. We had more votes this year than ever. And the winners are . . . Sorry you will have to wait until they are announced at the Security... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Yesterday we sent out an email to those SBN members who we have contact info for. The email announced that our friends at RSA Conference have set up a special Security Bloggers Network Lounge for our members this year! All... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Most of you reading this have heard about the holiday time breaches at national retailers. Since then we have heard that as many as six other leading retailers may also have suffered breaches during the same period under similar circumstances.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
OK, we’ve made the list, checked it twice and it is time to vote! After much back and forth, a lot of thought by our judges and a lot of work by Joe Franscella and the Trainer Communications team, we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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We are about a month out from this years RSA Conference and related events. For those of you who write about security in blogs or media we are still accepting invite requests for this years Security Bloggers Meetup, which will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at The Ashimmy Blog
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Wow, 2014! Let that roll off of your tongue a few times. Well time and security blogging march on. This year the planning committee for the RSA Conference Security Bloggers Meetup has been hard at work to make this the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
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My friend Mitchell Ashley reached out to me a few weeks ago and said “we had a great time when we used to do podcasts, we should do them again.” Well he didn’t have to twist my arm. Mitchell and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
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I know it is hard to believe, but it has been that long. It seems like just last week RSA Conference in San Fransisco was ending and we said we need to start planning next years Security Bloggers Meetup and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
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The PCI DSS standards have been around for more than a few years now and right or wrong they have found their way into the day to day business functions of most business that accept credit cards or those that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
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The recent announcement that the US Department of Interior (DOI) is undertaking a 10 year migration to the cloud through IBM made headlines because of its potential One Billion Dollar ($1b) value. One can read that number and immediately assume... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
I was trying to think of the most efficient way of doing this. With so many Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and other connections, how do I reach out to them to let them know what I am working on and see... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
Have you ever dreamed about taking your idea and turning it into a business that will change the world? Not sure how to get from there to here? You have probably heard about the "Startup Revolution". Has it come to your hometown yet? If you live in South Florida that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2013 at BizFREAKS
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I just got done reading a blog post by Seth Levine at Foundry Group. I know Seth for quite a number of years from my days in Boulder and StillSecure. Seth wrote about an email encounter with a entrepreneur looking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
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In case you haven’t heard yet, IBM has bought hosting and cloud provider SoftLayer for two ($2b) billion dollars. That is a lot of money by anyone’s measuring stick. Much has been written about how this gives IBM a real... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
As I wrote about in my Network World column last week, I have invested in a co-working space here in Boca Raton called Caffeine Spaces. Having spent a few weeks now spending a considerable amount of time in the co-working... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
My friends at iScan Online, Billy Austin and Carl Banzhof have just released their latest whitepaper on BYOD Security Scanning. This is an area of vulnerability scanning and compliance management that is not really being covered by any particular company... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
An exclusive offer for the Security Bloggers Network - Hugh Thompson Invites you to celebrate the release of the book The Plateau Effect by NYT bestselling author Bob Sullivan and RSA Conference Program Chair Dr. Hugh Thompson. You can get... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog
Image via CrunchBase This is a great question for a business school class, but there are also real life situations where this is more than a mental exercise. The very survival of a business and the livelihood of all its... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at The Ashimmy Blog