Like a rocket

A good business colleague and friend once told me, “Dude, you just took off like a rocket!” This comment was made just a few years following my departure from the same company he remained in employment with. In just a few short years I went from being a peer with a similar resume and similar… Read More

Juris Doctor 59 of 215

I’m clearly behind in my blogging activity in general. It has been a whirlwind two weeks getting settled, comfortably I might add,  into my new position as Chief Security Officer for Fifth Third Processing Solutions. An interesting and fortuitous event occurred during my first week on the job. Execurtive leadership added physical security to my job… Read More

Changes are Coming: Electronically Stored Information

I’ve been doing a bit of research into the subpoena, search, custody, and disposal of electronically stored information (ESI). Part of this comes in the normal course of doing business as a Chief Information Security Officer, while part comes from my natural passions for information security and the law. The reality that casting a wide… Read More

Laws of Power – 27

Play on people’s need to believe to create a cult-like following: people have an overwhelming desire to believe in something. Become the focal point of such desire by offering them a cause, a new faith to follow. Keep your words vague but full of promise; emphasize enthusiasm over rationality and clear thinking. Give your new… Read More