Month: November 2018

Compliance is not Security

Many folks get confused about the difference between security and compliance. Many, especially those less technically inclined, assume that fulfilling compliance obligations sufficiently addresses security. Unfortunately, that’s not true as demonstrated by the continuing rise of security breaches each year. In this post, I’ll briefly explain the difference between security and compliance, and then outline …

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Teaching an old dog new tricks

  We all get older, and technology is always changing.  With changes in technologies, we are continually faced with new ways we perform tasks in our daily lives.  Most banking and credit card companies are now making their users apply for paperless billing and only using electronic documents.  For a young at heart senior, this …

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ISC2 Security Congress 2018

Some of the Secure Ideas team headed down to the “Big Easy” last month for (ISC)2’s 2018 Security Congress, and it was a BIG hit.  From the various trainings and breakout sessions, to networking with vendors, it was a breath of fresh air hearing that security is really becoming a top priority for many organizations. …

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