The Case for the Success of Bitcoin

The Case for the Success of Bitcoin

By what measure should we judge the success of bitcoin? Given the wildly varying responses you get when the subject comes up, and come up it does….regularly, it’s perhaps worth spending a moment to reflect on this question. It certainly seems that everyone who has...

PCI DSS: An Expert Practitioners’ View

PCI Data Security Standards After almost 29 years in the security industry, more than 4 of those years helping companies achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance (as a Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA)) and helping to develop ISACA’s Practical Guide to PCI DSS , I...

Ransomware Threat: Going Global?

The recent WannaCry epidemic has elevated the ransomware threat, once seen as a relatively low level nuisance to businesses and consumers, to a far greater and more sinister level of risk. And now on a global scale. In his statement  to  the Senate Committee on Armed...