Apply the BlueKeep Patch Now

I’m writing to let you know about a critical Windows security patch that should be deployed to affected systems ASAP. The BlueKeep vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) is a remotely exploitable flaw in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Services on older versions of Windows including: Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista Windows Server 2003 Windows XP Both Microsoft …

Game of Thrones’​ Great War and Cybersecurity

Did you catch the epic Game of Thrones episode “The Long Night” last night? If not, be warned…SPOILERS AHEAD I couldn’t help watching this episode and thinking how it is an analogy for protecting one’s most critical assets in the digital age. These are the cybersecurity concepts came to mind as I was watching the episode. Defense in Depth Armies …

The Single Best Risk Assessment Interview Question

There is one question that I ask in every risk assessment interview that time and time again has yielded the best results. It is a question that goes to the heart of understanding how the business works, not just how the IT department operates. It is a question that IT and Security Pros get to use on a regular basis …