Category Archives: Career

Eric Update

As many of you probably know by now, we sold Core Security. Courion and Core Security will be merging as a result of the sale. This is good for Core. At the same time, I am leaving Core Security and … Continue reading

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Information Security and Tanks

Not too long ago my good friend, Michael Farnum, invited me to be the closing speaker at HouSecCon. I told him I would love to … then he asked me to give a talk that involved my military experience and … Continue reading

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Do The Security Basics Well ….. AGAIN (and again, and again)

I’m not really sure what it is going to take for people to do Information Security basics well. Just how many multi-million credit card breach, PLA attacks a hospital company, hacktivists use insider to breach you headlines is it going … Continue reading

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Year One

It’s the end of Year One at Core Security. Time really flies when you’re having fun. I’ve been here for 12 months now, and a couple days, and I guess I should do the “looking back after the first year” … Continue reading

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August: Something I Swore I’d Never Do

No, not August, actually. It comes every year and it would be a bit awkward to swear off of August. Imagine me having to basically go into some sort of hibernation for 31 days. What I swore I’d never do … Continue reading

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2013: A Roller Coaster

Or, as my wife put it, Random Ramblings of a Security Executive. Yes, it’s that time. Writing a blog post to wrap up the year, just all the rest of you do. I decided I’d cover my personal and professional … Continue reading

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A New Adventure

As most people in my personal and professional networks know, I am leaving Providence Health & Services for a new job. But, unless I’ve talked directly with you about it, it’s likely that you don’t know WHERE that new job … Continue reading

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How To Be An MVP – Lessons for Security Pros

Kareem Abdul Jabbar wrote an article for Esquire called How To Be An MVP – Like LeBron. In the article, he uses LeBron James, himself and a couple of other great basketball players, to illustrate how you go from good … Continue reading

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