HackCon 2014 in Oslo, Norway

I really like hanging with smart people who can teach & edumecate me! 🙂 Oslo allowed me that luxury. Suhail, the organizer of HackCon (@hackcon) and his wife (both on the right of the pix) put together an awesome lineup of security folks – and I actually attended every English talk – and LEARNED! Original thoughts and ideas by some, …

Invade Canada!

I was in Ottawa, having a casual lunch with the DND, RCMP, and a wide assortment of politicos. “So, what should we discuss?” my host asked me, as I had been speaking to Official Ottawa that morning. I took a sip of my wine. It was almost 10:45AM. “I’m going to recommend to the Pentagon that we make plans to invade Canada as soon as possible.” …

Can Simplicity Help Your Application Security?

Winn sat down for the “2 Minutes on BrightTALK” series to discuss “Can Simplicity Help Your Application Security?” To find out what he has to say, check out the super short video by clicking this link to BrightTALK.com: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/288/67095. If you’re a member of BrightTALK, you’ll also be …

Helping Kids Learn About Cyber Safety

Watch this video to find out more about how we can help the next generation surf the web safely! In it, Winn joins other professionals to engage in a discussion on teaching kids about safety on the ‘net. The panel, led by Max Dalziel, was originally streamed live via Google Hangout.

Let’s Get Politically Incorrect!

Ellen Messmer at Network World has written a wonderful article summarizing Winn’s latest rantings at Hacker Halted about the outmoded hiring processes often involved in finding security professionals. Computer geeks are discriminated against under hiring rules and legal niceties that often categorize them as undesirables. “We do not fit …

DHS’s GFIRST 2011 Closing Keynote Address

Winn Schwartau’s closing keynote at DHS’s GFIRST 2011 conference shocked a few thinkers, rattled some pre-conceived notions, and offered unique perspective and insight! The things that scare the living IT out of Winn include our reliance on tech, cyberwar 4g, our failure to profile, and much more. Watch the whole presentation above!