Hiring the Unhireable: Winn can’t get a job

Part 2 of 16   Back in the day (1969-70), I desperately wanted to get a tremendous education. I lived in Manhattan and I wanted to go to work at the best company there was at the time and become a researcher. Because my parents were both engineers, circuit design and troubleshooting systems were pretty much second nature. I wanted to work for a …

Hiring the Unhireable: It’s time we get over ourselves

Part 1 of 16   I was the victim of discrimination. As a white male, at the tender young age of 18, in New York City.   But I digress.   My ideas on Hiring the Unhireable began at the RSA 2012 conference in San Francisco, when then DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano put out the call to arms. “We can’t find good cyber security people. …

Time-Based Security Explained

Winn Schwartau’s article on Time-Based Security (TBS) seeks to correct the mistakes made by the security industry to help companies achieve goals and protect corporate assets. “As security practitioners, we need answers. We need tools to do our jobs. We need models to achieve our goals. We need these tools and models to protect our corporate …

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.” …

Security and iPhone OS 4 Multi-Tasking: Does It Really Matter?

As the iPad and Mobile OS 4 for the iPhone family are readied for release in the coming months, the rumor mill is chock full of ‘multi-tasking’ talk. Yet there has been little discussion of what multi-tasking really means to the average user. Does OS 4 multitasking help the enterprise that wants to securely integrate the iPhone family into their network? …

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 …

A Look Ahead with SC Magazine

SC Magazine caught up with Winn (and other security experts) at Reboot 2012 to discuss what the year ahead will hold. Winn forecasts the most significant industry shifts and provides raw insight, as always. Click the link the below to read through the article on SCMagazine.com. Read the Article Here