In Arkansas this Month

I'm back in my home state of Arkansas sharing my experience and perspectives from my 17 years in federal service.

USNA SY110 Study Resources (Fall 2020)

My USNA adjunct faculty Cyber Security tools and schedule. Flashcards and tutoring appointments.

How Much Food to Store for a Crisis

Do you have enough to feed your family during a crisis?  This spreadsheet can help you get it done with less than $100.

Protect Against Identity Theft: Devalue Information?

We can beat cyber hackers and avoid identity theft by fundamentally changing the way we use information to authenticate users.  If hackers steal information because it is valuable, then devaluing that information could negate the threat.

Stand Your Ground, They Will Back Down

Walk tall and keep your shoulders back. You are stronger than they want you to believe.

Rapid Business and Family Preparedness in 7 Easy Steps: Most Likely & Most Dangerous

There are many factors to consider when you are preparing for business or family disaster - especially when that disaster is already upon you.  Use this guide for a simple method to get a 60% solution quickly.

The Remedy

“The remedy is worse than the disease.” – Francis Bacon

Getting What You Want

“The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” – Ben Stein

KISS Risk Management: How Often and How Bad?

I love the discipline of risk management.  It helps balance the need to "do something" with "don't do something stupid." Here's how I keep the whole thing simple.

You Must Have a Vision

“People are working harder than ever, but because they lack clarity and vision, they aren’t getting very far. They, in essence, are pushing a rope with all of their might.” – Dr. Stephen R. Covey