Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Once again I made the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for BlackHat and Decfon.  As expected it was another great week spent attending interesting talks and hanging out with some of my favorite people…doesn’t get much better than that.  My last day in Vegas somehow got me roped into a fitness challenge, sadly I can’t […]


I want to get feedback from folks on this, so comment away.  Over the past six months I have been working with companies going over pro’s and con’s of moving their most critical service(s) off to the “cloud”.  I’m not going to get into the upside and downside here, because it is different for every […]


Soon I’ll be boarding a plane to Vegas for a week of information overload.  This year I am going with a less structured plan of attack.  Usually I try to schedule out my time at the conference, committing every waking hour to something…but not this time.  I haven’t committed to any sessions, meetings, interviews, parties, […]


A few months back Chris Hoff – then Chief Security Architect at Unisys challenged Simon Crosby – CTO at Citrix Systems to a sumo match.  My oh my that would have been fun to watch, but alas it never came to fruition.  I figured the next best thing would be to attend the Virtualization Security […]


I was put off by quite a few vendors this year because they didn’t have people that could answer basic technical questions.  At more than one booth I was told “The person I need to speak with isn’t here today but they would call me to set up a meeting tomorrow.”  Today?  You mean there […]