Ira Winkler

Contributing Columnist

Ira Winkler, CISSP, is president of Secure Mentem, and author of the forthcoming book, Advanced Persistent Security. He can be contacted at securementem.com.


8 manieren waarop millennials omgaan met IT-security

De nieuwe generatie springt anders om met technologie dan ouder personeel.

WannaCry: Sometimes you can blame the victims

WannaCry: Sometimes you can blame the victims

Last week’s big malware outbreak caused a lot of damage, but organizations that made good decisions ahead of time weren’t affected.

Diplomatieke rel schoolvoorbeeld goed securitybeleid

Eerstelijnspersoneel mag beveiligingsprocedures niet op eigen houtje omzeilen.

Security pros are their own worst enemy

Security pros are their own worst enemy

Just when the world seems ready to listen to us, we give it a display of epic bickering.

Protection is dead. Long live detection.

Protection is dead. Long live detection.

As critical as it is, protection will fail. You need robust detection as well.

10 things to know if you’re just getting started with Pokémon Go

10 things to know if you’re just getting started with Pokémon Go

Not everything is obvious to new playersImage by Niantic / PokémonI wouldn’t have loaded Pokémon Go on my cellphone if I had known more about how it works. My intention was to kill some time while I was traveling and help my children...

Pokémon Go: Into the real world, with real crime

Pokémon Go: Into the real world, with real crime

The game is getting its players off the couch, which already wasn’t safe from the bad guys.

Paniekverhalen over hackers zijn goed!

Verhalen van de ene kraak na de andere zijn schromelijk overdreven, maar wel nuttig.

Crying ‘Wolf!’ seems to work for security

Crying ‘Wolf!’ seems to work for security

Breaches that weren’t have gotten a lot of attention — and that’s not such a bad thing.

Ouch! Apple’s free publicity could backfire

Ouch! Apple’s free publicity could backfire

Apple is trying to position itself as a staunch defender of citizens’ privacy. But when you extend its arguments to their logical conclusion, it comes out looking like the company is incapable of protecting its secrets.

The CSI Effect comes to RSA Conference

The CSI Effect comes to RSA Conference

The conference organizers didn’t expect the outrage that followed the scheduling of a session on the TV series CSI: Cyber. They should have, though.

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