DFARS Compliance is Sticky Business In a post about use of the carrot or the stick (rewards versus threat of a smack) as persuasion tools for behavior change, I noted that compliance regimens always use the stick. DFARS, in particular, is a good example of DoD making use of the big stick to force changes in behavior.
Wait! What! There's no spell for that? This tongue-in-cheek post was written to point out that one should consider preparing for worst case scenarios. We can’t talk ourselves secure, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be business as usual. This week saw the damage caused by Petya/NotPetya, a widespread attack that appeared at
With the escalating threat environment, how do corporations and smaller countries defend against foreign nation states who may be super powers with many offensive weapons? For that matter, how does a super power like the U.S. defend, when they are so vulnerable and defenses are so porous? No one's doing a great job but