Security Minded - from Kai the Security Guy

Some thoughts on security (and other stuff) from a Microsoft security professional

April, 2007

  • Kai Axford is Joining the FBI...

    ...for a terrific presentation at Tech-Ed 2007 in Orlando!! That's right...in conjunction with the Dallas FBI CyberCrime Team, I'm going to be conducting a session based on the new Microsoft Fundamental Computer Investigation Guide for Windows. Here's...
  • Economic Espionage: Mitigating with Technical Methods

    So we're all technical folks...and we all like to use technical solutions to fix problems. I'm tellin ya, without the proper non-technical controls I mentioned earlier....you're dead in the water. Can't have bacon without eggs and peanut butter without...
  • Economic Espionage: Mitigating the Risk Using Non-Technical Methods

    So yesterday I talked about the real risk that economic/corporate espionage is causing. It's huge!! This topic always ranks in the Top 3 whenever I ask the CSO "What is the biggest security risk you currently have?" Let's face it....every business has...
  • Economic Espionage: A Real Threat

    Another semester in the bag. I finished my last Information Assurance course in graduate school this past week. The class was on Trusted Systems and we spent a lot of time discussing the Common Criteria, the ratings, mandatory vs discretionary access...
  • Walking Data

    Well, I'm back from vacation to England. Very cool, but let's get back to what this blog is about: Security . So you got data leaving the business without permission? We all love to think the firewalls are being penterated by the 16-year old in the black...