Archive for November, 2014


In Infosec: You are what you . . .

Although it’s not quite as simple as “You are what you eat” . . . Unless you really are one of the top Rock Stars in your field and can do occasional stupid shit just because you want to (think George Clooney in “Men Who Stare at Goats), the issues below matter. They matter a […]

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Be so good they can’t ignore you – Steve Martin

“Be so good they can’t ignore you” – Steve Martin Steve Martin is one incredible dude. I’ve been a fan since his 1978 comedy album “Let’s Get Small.” I saw him live shortly thereafter doing comedy including his infamous “Cat Juggling” bit. In a high school English class we actually analyzed his comedy. He is […]

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Planning – Brian Tracy

“Every minute you spend in planning, saves 10 minutes in execution.” – Brian Tracy Yup, planning is essential, whether you want to build a staircase or a career in Infosec that matters. Planning helps avoid wasted time. Anyone remember when programming projects just started by sitting down and writing code? Maybe sometimes there would be […]

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Uniqueness – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Rock Stars are unique. They are not just another musician in the band, another cog in the corporate wheel, another IDS Analyst or Pen Tester or Forensics gal. Think about Schwarzenegger, Dr Eric Cole, Sid Vicious, Paul […]

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