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CISO MindMap 2018 – What Do InfoSec Professionals Really Do?

Like last year, ransomware continues to be a major issue for many organizations. One of the best things any organization can do to itself is to prepare for dealing with ransomware incidents. While ransomware is morphing into crypto currency mining … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Security Operations Center (SOC): Part 4

SOC Planning – Defining SOC Scope Defining scope for the SOC is crucial for its success and to determine stakeholders for the SOC. The scope will help determine cost, associates needed to run the SOC, SOC processes and many other … Continue reading

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Information Security Leaders Handbook

Few years ago, I wrote Information Security Leaders Handbook but it was not listed as a download on this blog. With this post, I would like to put it here and also check the level of interest from InfoSec community … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2017 – What Do InfoSec Professional Really Do?

Note: An updated version of CISO MindMap (2018) is published here While Ransomware may be the talk of the town these days, many other profound changes are happening in the industry that impact job of information security professionals. Keeping in … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Security Operations Center Part 3: SOC Budget Calculator

Sometime back I published an article “What it Really Takes to Stand up a SOC”. This included a MindMap showing everything you need to consider while making a decision about establishing an internal Security Operations Center. Since then, many people … Continue reading

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2016 CISO MindMap – What do InfoSec Professionals Do?

Please note that this is an older post An updated MindMap available here. It took some time to update the CISO MindMap but finally it is here. Thanks to all who provided suggestions for this update. A very rapid change … Continue reading

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What it really takes to stand up a SOC

IDC (and other analysts) predict information security, threat intelligence, data analytics, hunting, among others, are expected to grow and become more important part of a CISO’s strategy in 2015 and beyond. If one has money and backing of a large organization, … Continue reading

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Twelve Standard Forms of Valuation

This mindmap is a visual depiction of twelve forms of standard value described in “Personal MBA” book. From a scalability perspective, the “Product” is the most valuable as it can be replicated and “multiplied”.   Most business will sell their … Continue reading

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