With no budget, our manager has to devise a security awareness and training program on his own.
Analysis: I got the budget I need to buy security technologies, and I bought the products, but they're not installed yet because we don't have people available to do it.
Analysis: Can you believe it? As I sat down this morning to write this column, I got hit by a drive-by download of FakeAV.
I was on the road last week, attending the RSA security conference in San Francisco, which is a great place to run into colleagues. Afterwards, I visited Disneyland, which, despite being in the same state, is surprisingly far away. What do these places have in common? Security.
Sometimes, the security manager doesn't have to be the bad guy.
Going into my second year as my company's security manager, I've been spending some time planning my next steps. Here's what I'll focus on for 2011.
Execs figure cutting DR for new projects will save half their cost. But to a security manager, it feels like living on the edge.