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Absentee membership

I've been an ISSA member since 2004. I joined the organization shortly after passing my CISSP exam in 2004. I was a member because the ISSA meetings were a way to network with my peers in information security. I enjoyed the speakers and the camaraderie. Initially the meetings were held at a satellite office that Cisco retained in a building in Edison. It was a forty-five minute car ride from the Princeton area. Far but not too far and it…

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Bird feeder

The planet Hoth must have sent a terraforming device to New Jersey last night. I'm not a big fan of snow so I had intention of going outside (except later to clear the driveway). Taking a photo of the bird feeder from the back deck seemed like a great idea. As I fired off a shot or two I noticed a bird sitting on the branch just above the bird feeder. Opportunity and preparedness? I had read somewhere that keeping…

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