Responding to network attacks

Though they’re not going away anytime soon — and every security geek in the IT department knows it — distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks still cause great panic in most organizations hit by them. This being the case, it bears underscoring the importance of planning ahead so that you don’t get caught flatfooted when the next […]

Understanding business, Asian style

I gave a keynote speech at the 2009 annual conference of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) in Kyoto, Japan, that talked about my observations of Japanese business operations, highlighting the differences that become barriers to communication. This morning, I had the privilege of seeing a write-up of the talk in IT […]