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Lenny Zeltser on Information Security — Information Security Isn’t a Standalone Discipline

It’s easy for infosec professionals to become comfortable in the world of information systems, firewalls, security patches, and intrusion detection. We sometimes forget that we’re part of an ecosystem that’s supposed to help the organization achieve its corporate objectives. As Michael Cloppert put it, we should be active participants “in technical innovation, architecture, and the…

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Backblaze: Time Machine for the Cloud

[caption id="attachment_1528" align="alignright" width="160" caption="BackBlaze"] [/caption] Last year my friend had to deliver some distressing news to his wife. The external hard drive on which he had been storing their family photos failed. The problem had started a few weeks earlier when his wife mentioned that the hard drive was making some strange noises. My…

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