the beacon

Interview with Startup Junkie: Protecting Your Business, Think Like a Hacker

I recently conducted an interview with the Startup Junkie Podcast. I enjoyed discussing the hacker's perspective on cybersecurity and what it means to be secure.

In California until March

I'm working in and around California during early 2021, with several virtual media events.

SECNAV: Cybersecurity is About Culture

A major observation of the SECNAV Cybersecurity Readiness Review was that best-in-class appeared to have something that others did not: a culture that promoted security.

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

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

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

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.

Be the Beacon…

… be the lantern that shines for other to see.  To encourage others.  To warn others.  To stand your ground.