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Leadership Musings by JPL #2

The human condition is to make mistakes and learn from them. The ability to improve is what sets apart the winners from the mediocre. It's not all about talent. It's about dependability, consistency, and being able to improve. If you work hard and you're coachable, and you understand what you need to do, you can [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:11:19+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Leadership Musings by JPL #2

Cybersecurity and GI Joe

I recently read an article by Forbes' Serenity Gibbons that I found was spot on. I particularly love her analogy about race car brakes and speed. "A good way to think about cybersecurty is to compare it to the brakes on a race car. It's the brakes that truly make the speed possible. Without them, [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:39:05+00:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Cybersecurity and GI Joe

There are three kinds of pipe…

“There are three kinds of pipe. There’s aluminum, which is garbage. There’s bronze, which is pretty good, unless something goes wrong. And something always goes wrong. Then, there’s copper, which is the only pipe I use. It costs money. It costs money because it saves money.” While this sounds like a stereotypical sales pitch - [...]

By |2019-11-14T14:39:45+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on There are three kinds of pipe…

The Ransomware Blues

Introduction Ransomware attacks have proven to be devastating in 2019, and the stakes are growing for public and private organizations. Attacks have disrupted government and municipal services, halted medical surgeries, and forced businesses to close for good. The average ransomware insurance claim from a large company is roughly $2 million, and claims from smaller companies [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:33:37+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Ransomware Blues