Security’s bane: The false positive

Nothing makes security look worse than the false negative – when we miss an attack and damage is suffered. As security professionals, it’s something we all obsess a lot …

F5 welcomes Mary Gardner as CISO

F5 Networks announced that Mary Gardner has joined the company’s leadership team as its chief information security officer (CISO). In this role, she is responsible for F5’s …

The eternal struggle: Security versus users

There’s an old joke that a job in security is a safe place to be grumpy. From what I’ve seen over my career, that is often true. Security people seem to cherish their …

Reacting to a big breach

As I write this, the industry is still wagging its fingers at the latest big breach. But in the time that it takes to get this published, there could easily be another …