By: Violet Blue Blink, and you missed it: This week the Justice Department quietly made public its guidelines for prosecutors as to when they should open investigations or press charges under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is a serious issue and source […]

Under pressure, DoJ finally reveals its CFAA prosecution guidelines




Today I realized it was October 11th – and while many Canadians are returning to work after a long Thanksgiving weekend, quite a few people have taken further time off to be thankful with their friends and families. Yet for others across the globe – Today is known as the […]

Girls, Girls, Girls!


October is “cybersecurity month” (National Cyber Security Awareness Month, aka NCSAM). In the effort to educate people about being afraid of things they really can’t control anyway, and are tired of hearing about, the federal government has a different theme every week for getting people in the, uh, spirit of […]

Security Fatigue Awareness Month




Comments Sought on Draft Guide to Enhance Cybersecurity Framework September 15, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Commerce Department(link is external)’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released today the draft Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder, a self-assessment tool to help organizations better understand the effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management […]

NIST Releases Baldrige-Based Tool for Cybersecurity Excellence



Reuters published an article on Monday, July 25, 2015, by Lisa Rapaport, entitled: Two-thirds of Americans OK if doctors ask about guns.  When I first read the headline I seriously thought this must be a joke of some kind.  I couldn’t resist finding out what the gag was, so I […]

Should Doctors Ask About Guns? Well There’s an Odd Question



  Security is essential in any line of work but in certain industries it’s more desirable for your security to come equipped with the skills and knowledge of a concierge. There’s a wide range of businesses that require staff responsible for physical safety, whether it’s on a daily basis in […]

More Than a Friendly Face: The Benefits of Hiring Concierge ...


As the cliche goes, it is smart and heroic if it works, but foolish and dangerous if it fails.  Kara Pendleton writes in the Independent Journal of two unarmed hospital security guards that successfully stopped an armed man from committing further harm after he killed a patient and a hospital […]

Heroic Unarmed Guards Stop Armed Assailant





Dale McElhattan, retired agent with the U.S. Diplomatic Security Services, is optimistic about Brazil’s ability to provide adequate security during the upcoming Olympic Games, but says “the Brazilians have a tough go” in front of them. In this video interview with CCTV America, Dale explains that the police are not […]

Protecting the Rio Olympics


By Kevin Wine, Vice President Marketing – Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions, Verint Systems In today’s data-driven business environment, global organizations look for ways to help transform raw data into valuable insight that propels more informed, efficient and intelligent decision-making across the enterprise. Through big data analysis, stakeholders can make sense […]

Data and Collaboration to Support Enterprise Risk Intelligence