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December 03, 2014

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #1: Not Looking Beyond Layer 7

This is the final installment of our superlative Top 10 Network Security Mistakes. As might be expected, I saved the best for last. So it is basically...

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September 30, 2014

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #2: Dude, Where's My Ware?

I can admit that I’m a flawed human in many ways. I work too much. I get distracted easily. I snore. The list goes on and on. One of my most vexing tr...

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June 11, 2014

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #3: Belief in Perimeter Security

I used to think of my network as some sort of castle. If the walls were high enough, and the moat was wide enough, then everyone inside would be safe ...

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February 11, 2014

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #5: Lack of Segmentation

If your current network design hasn’t been revisited within the last 15 years, there is a chance you’ve got a dust bunny or two lurking somewhere. Whi...

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December 31, 2013

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #6: Logging & Monitoring

Continuing along our journey through the Top 10 Network Security Mistakes, today we’ll take a look at logging and monitoring. Hopefully we can all agr...

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November 25, 2013

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #7: Permissive Access Controls

Life, in general, is a balancing act. How much of your income should you route to your retirement? How many cold, delicious beverages can you consume ...

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October 09, 2013

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #8: Insecure Admin Access

I heard her from clear across the bank lobby, “What was the account number again, Pa? The one with all the money in it?” I assumed Pa would walk over ...

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August 22, 2013

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes – #9: Bad Password Hygiene

Now that you’ve fixed the issues with DMZ networks; it’s time to look for new opportunities for improvement. Are your admin credentials a bit funky? N...

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July 17, 2013

Top 10 Network Security Mistakes - #10: Incorrectly Deployed DMZ Networks

The continued expansion of the IT Security field has resulted in a large number of otherwise unsuspecting technologists being repurposed into Security...

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