The NGFW is Dead

The NGFW is Dead

Let’s get this out of the way: the next-generation firewall (NGFW) is dead. The cause of death: cloud. However, this is not an execution, rather a slow, decline into irrelevance in the face of a more agile competitor. The shroud of death and decay are all around the...

RSA 2018 – Buzzword Bingo

RSA Conference is fertile ground for buzzwords.  Remember “Big Data” or “threat intelligence” from years past? Well, this year things are getting a little weirder. Here are some buzzwords that were tossed around at RSA, with my thoughts on their real meanings....

RSA 2018 – Chaos Engineering

If there is one thing RSA does well, its chaos. However, this is partially because San Francisco is a giant, elegant, stinky, haphazardly-engineered, cacophony of chaos. From the pungent weed clouds to the automated compute clouds, San Francisco has mastered chaos....

RSA 2018 – Panic

While I wandered through RSA today, a song came to mind. You might recognize it, especially if you wore a lot of black clothes in the 1980s.  Its Panic. RSA 2018 is all about panic. Enjoy my new lyrics to this Smiths song. Panic on the streets of Frisco Panic on the...

How to make PCI compliance a little easier for everyone

Is PCI compliance slowing you down? Read about our compliance services or reach out directly with any questions about your journey to compliance. Before we begin, there’s one thing to make very, very clear:   You Cannot Outsource ALL Compliance I do not care...