Risk management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks - defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives, whether positive or negative - followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or ...
I'm sure many of you have probably seen (online or in-person) the DEFCON 18 presentation, demonstrating what can happen if you steal a hacker's computer. For those who haven't, the link is below. ...
I did a quick google before asking this, and came up with the following article, linked to from Schneier's blog back in 2005. It doesn't really answer my question though. As society has crossed into ...
Apologies if this is question is not quite right for this site, I have been working on a small startup simple security risk assessment application, mainly to scratch my own itch and am looking to get ...
I'm a student and fairly new to the IT security field. Most articles and books say you should only patch a vulnerability if the costs of a breach are higher than the costs of patching the ...
When it comes to disposing of hardware that may contain PII, confidential, or other sensitive material, how do you determine what needs special handling? What process do you use? I'd like to expand ...
Might as well bring this hot topic to here! For those not in the know: https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/
I've been on a kick mentioning to particular clients to quit managing their own dns, email, blogging platform, file transfer setup, etc. This from observing how poor they are at practicing good ...
Note - This was originally asked in another Area51 proposal, which has since been deleted.
I've heard of FAIR, and that seems pretty great. What other methodologies are there? How do they work? What are their benefits, and their drawbacks compared to others? When is each appropriate? ...