Is Facebook Losing its Luster?

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

Meet the Candidate for Your ISSA International Board of Directors – Michael Peters

Elections for the 2012 International Board of Directors are now going on! I am a candidate for the two-year term and I would appreciate your vote as an ISSA member in good standing. There are 13 candidates vying for 5 director positions. About Me I have been an independent information security consultant, executive, researcher, author, and… Read More

MENA ISC 2012 – The Security Trifecta™

It’s off to Amman Jordan today to spend the week at the Middle East North Africa Information Security Conference (MENA ISC 2012) where I’ll be presenting The Security Trifecta: Information Security by the Numbers. The concept is an accessible and highly sustainable pragmatic approach toward achieving enterprise security; both physical and digital. The Security Trifecta… Read More

1 MILLION PLUS VIEWS!

I’m excited to announce that the Holistic Operational Readiness Security Evaluation (HORSE) project wiki has surpassed the 1 million mark in page views by subscribers like you. If you don’t know what the HORSE Project is, browse on over to the site and see why it is one of the best, freely available authorities in… Read More

CrossView CISO Publishes New Security Series

In the March 2012 edition of the CrossView Wire, among the many progressive features is news coverage about my latest book Governance Documentation and Information Technology Security Policies Demystified. CrossView is a premier provider of cross-channel commerce solutions and services that enable a smarter, more personalized shopping experience. Their software unifies the Web, stores, call… Read More

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The Security Trifecta™: an introduction.

  I was reading a news article this morning about another security debacle at NASA involving the theft of a laptop containing the command and control codes for some high-tech toys like the International Space Station. The thing that amazed me the most was not that NASA would be a high value target, but that… Read More

Books by Michael D. Peters

Securing the C Level: Getting, Keeping or Reclaiming that Executive Title ISBN-13: 978-1467968829 ISBN-10: 146796882X ISBN-eBook: 978-1-62112-227-2 Want the E-PUB E-Book version instantly? Get it here: [wp_eStore:product_id:1:end] Now on Amazon and other book store locations! In the news! PR NewsChannel Homepage CBS Marketwatch CBS Chicago Daily Herald – Suburban Chicago Business Insider WLS Chicago TV… Read More

Easiest way to breach a bank? Just hold-em-mop!

On July 29, 2011, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $7,500 settlement with Belmont Savings Bank following a May 2011 data breach involving the names, Social Security numbers and account numbers of more than 13,000 Massachusetts residents.  The bank has stated that it has no evidence of unauthorized access to or use of consumers’… Read More

The PCI Challenge

It is frequently in the news.  Reports have been written.  Punitive and compensatory damages have been awarded.  Companies around the globe have been challenged to find the resources required to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The prime PCI DSS objective is to protect cardholder data. The prime objective of… Read More

Juris Doctor 117 of 161

I am definitely having fun with my Cyberspace Law class this term. The course concludes this December so I have the rest of the year to immerse myself into a synergistic subject area. It is widely held that in general, lawyer’s knowledge about computers, and predictions they make about new technology, are highly likely to… Read More