security intelligence

The next marketing buzzword in security is…

“Whatever you put out I’m gonna buy it, so what’s your latest? I wanna try it” From “I’m a sucker for your marketing” by Sarah Jaffe   Every year we seem to have a new buzz term in security.  As someone who lives in the security product marketing world I’ve seen trends come and go.…

The move to an intelligence-driven security model

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Reflect on that for a moment. For the past 10 years, the Internet has become a ubiquitous form of communication. Growth of digital content and use of mobile devices have soared, organizations have opened their infrastructures to enhance…

The Digital Universe and the Smart Grid

Among the materials associated with their just-released report on the Digital Universe, IDC has just posted a new Youtube video of John Gantz and David Reinsel, called “The Digital Universe and the Internet of Things,” discussing the implications of this massive explosion of data. John mentions the Smart Grid as an example of machine-generated information. The…

Looking for the Unknown Risk

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the annual Computerlinks Forum in Münich, sharing the agenda with a number of other major security vendors.  We decided that a good topic would be  “The Next Generation Security Operations Center”,  a discussion about the fundamental shift in security strategy  that is driven by the changes in…