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Chris Mark in July 2014 of TransactionWorld (Proximate Reality)

Originally posted on Global Security, Privacy, & Risk Management:
July’s issue of TransactionWorld Magazine was just released.  Click here to read my latest article, “Understanding Proximate Reality to Improve Security”  Here is a preview.. “Various reports are published annually that analyze data…

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Understanding Deterrence & Crime Prevention

Originally posted on Global Security, Privacy, & Risk Management:
This following an excerpt from the 2012 research brief titled “Failed State of Security; A Rational Analysis of Deterrence Theory and Cybercrime.”  I was recently provided a blog post by an…

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“You Can’t Unring That Bell!” – What is a”Data Breach” and When Should I Notify?

Originally posted on Global Security, Privacy, & Risk Management:
There are currently over 45 state breach notification laws, several data protection laws, and numerous regulations including PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FISMA, and more.  I frequently find myself working with companies on…

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Offensive Cyber Attacks – A Dangerous Proposition

Originally posted on Global Security, Privacy, & Risk Management:
Let me preface this by saying I have been outspoken about passive cyber defensive strategies and their failure.  You can read my paper: “Failed State of Security” to learn more.  On…

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Snipers, Gun Control and Causality…oh my!

Originally posted on Global Security, Privacy, & Risk Management:
With yet another shooting in the news, the debate is again raging about gun control. I personally believe these are healthy debates but I am often frustrated by the seemingly illogical…

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Welcome to the Security HOG blog!

Thanks for visiting the HOG’s blog on Security!  This site is a complement to the GlobalRiskInfo site but is solely focused upon providing insight and education on the concepts of security, risk and compliance.  Having worked in numerous security domains … Continue reading

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