A new report by a cybersecurity firm shows Arizona businesses lead the nation in malware detections. Malwarebytes examined data from its client companies with fewer than 1,000 employees. In the first quarter of this year, Malwarebytes found incidents in Arizona increased 1,332 percent compared with the same period a year earlier. “It’s really malicious software that’s been… Read More
Life should be more about common sense than dollars and cents. – Michael D. Peters
Cyber Forensics Protect the Innocent It is always rewarding when cyber security and cyber forensics protect the innocent. Monique Vivien Macias of KPNX 12 News Phoenix discusses with Lazarus Alliance and Continuum GRC’s CEO Michael Peters how cyber forensics has become such a vital resource in law enforcement’s toolkit. Christopher Thomas McKenna, the former Chaparral High School… Read More
While United Airlines grounded their entire fleet and the Wall Street Journal was off-line and the New York Stock Exchange could not conduct trading yesterday for an extended period of time, they all have stated that they were not under a cyber attack. I do not believe in coincidences! Apparently I am not alone with this sentiment.… Read More
It was a pleasure visiting with Charlotte Plott as we discussed the entrepreneurial spirit, business development and a plethora of related topics during Charlotte’s Biz Stories Shared podcast. If you find a nugget of truth or derive value from Charlotte’s podcast, please let her know in social media! The podcast may be accessed here: .
Recently Michael Peters, CEO of Lazarus Alliance, spent time with David Cogan of Money Radio and eLiances discussing the differences between proactive cyber security and reactive cyber security. You can replay the broadcast as heard on money radio. An overview of the discussion was when you think cyber security, what comes to your mind first? I’ve… Read More
Recently, LinkedIn.com surpassed 200 Million members and I was absolutely delighted to be part of the top 1% of the most viewed profiles on LinkedIn for 2012. Thank you to all of you who have helped me reach that professional pinnacle. I do appreciate your support. 2013, here we come!
Vote for me today please! I’m listed in the preliminary round of nominees in two categories for the 2013 Social Security Blogger Awards. Polls close tomorrow. Cast your vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SBNvotes and I’m in the “The Most Educational Security Blog” and “The Blog that Best Represents the Security Industry” categories. Thank you!
PenTest Magazine just released their latest issue and my article, The Security Trifecta – IT Security Governance Demystified is included. You may find it here and also directly from the publisher here. Enjoy!
In the spirit of the upcoming Halloween season, I thought it a fine time to examine what happens to our digital lives after death. Few of us really consider our digital remains but I’d encourage you to do so for many reasons. Like our physical bodies, our electronic personifications serve no purpose to us once… Read More
There has been very little coverage about a new usage of the latest class of cyber-weapons, specifically one dubbed the Shamoon Virus. The most likely reason for this is that it did not affect western interests more so than it did middle-eastern state interests. Specifically, the sabotage of computers at state oil giant Saudi Aramco… Read More
“Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.” – Samuel Johnson. Put in more redneck terms “Look Y’all! Watch this!”
I’ve been trying out an opted-in email based campaign this month targeting University Teachers, Higher Education Teachers and Book Stores in the US with a simple message that includes links to the most common sources of information and purchasing options for one of my books, Governance Documentation and Information Technology Security Policies Demystified which makes… Read More
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Yesterday I received wonderful and humbling news from Kevin Richards, International President of the Information Systems Security Association that I’m being inducted into the ISSA Hall of Fame. In the realm of information security, this could probably be compared to the Hollywood Oscars. It is tremendously exciting and as I’ve mentioned, very humbling for me to… Read More
Have you ever wondered what happens to all those queries given to SIRI or IRIS on your smartphones? Millions of people should be concerned and so should public and private sector organizations. For those of you who are not up to speed on what SIRI or IRIS is, I’ll explain. Basically, they are two applications… Read More
MichaelPeters.org is now syndicated on the Security Bloggers Network! It is the best place to find the largest collection of security focused blogs all in one place on the planet. Check them out here: http://www.securitybloggersnetwork.com/
Several exceptional facets of MENA ISC 2012 became quite apparent to me during my attendance and participation in the Middle East North Africa Information Security Conference. First, what a truly impressive assembly of international security experts and delegates. People attending were engaged, inquisitive, and very collaborative which is a vital component in mastering the global… Read More
MichaelPeters.org has been in production now for five years I’m happy to convey. I anticipate may more years of sharing information that I hope is informative, insightful, amusing, collaborative, and even provoking. Thanks to everyone for reading, commenting, and growing with me along the way.
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Interview with Tim Heard and InfoSec Institute. I had the honor and pleasure of being interviewed by Tim Heard for a new feature that InfoSec Institute is running called CISO Interview Series. The article may be found at InfoSec Institutes site. About the Author Tim Heard is the founder and president of eSearch Associates,… Read More
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