Brien’s First Law: At some time in the life cycle of virtually every organization, its ability to succeed in spite of itself runs out. Compiled by Roger G. Johnston, Ph.D., CPP, Argonne National Laboratory.
Meanwhile, in Better-Late-Than-Never news... Eponymous Security B-Sides , has slated February 20th, 2015 as the date for Seattle Security B-Sides ensconced at Microsoft Commons in glorious Redmond, Washington. Always an educational (and entertaining) event; and deemed a MustAttend venue, purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Contact B-Sides Seattle with any questions.
First Law of Revision: Information necessitating a change of design will be conveyed to the designers after—and only after—the plans are complete. Compiled by Roger G. Johnston, Ph.D., CPP, Argonne National Laboratory.
General “laws” that also apply to security. Fudd’s First Law of Opposition: If you push on something hard enough, it will fall over. Compiled by Roger G. Johnston, Ph.D., CPP, Argonne National Laboratory.
'“The fact that malware was recovered from the network at all, and the fact that it's newer, gives a high confidence assessment that the cyberattack on Ukraine was legitimate,” Lee told Motherboard in a phone interview. Lee said the malware was “unique,” implying that it likely wasn't something that just happened be on the grid network during the outage.' - Robert M. Lee, a former US Air Force cyber warfare operations officer as well as the founder and CEO of Dragos Security, wrote on the SANS ICS Security Blog
Good On Ya! News of mutual cooperation work, undertaken by Argonne National Laboratory and the National Nuclear Security Administration percolated up through the flotsam of mid-winter storms, runs on supermarkets and that ilk, making an impression of positivity in and around Casa Infosecurity this past weekend... Today's Must Read.