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

Gearing Up for the Holidays? So Are Cyber-Criminals

Article Reprint: http://risnews.edgl.com/retail-best-practices/Gearing-Up-for-the-Holidays–So-Are-Cyber-Criminals40304 The holidays typically are the peak season for merchants. Yet at such a critical time of year many retailers still leave themselves vulnerable to significant e-commerce fraud – and the corresponding lost revenue and damaged brand reputation — because they don’t enforce or implement information security best practices throughout the year. While… Read More