Category Archives: Life and Times

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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The Burj Khalifa

On Saturday evening I went up to the top of the Burj Khalifa. If you aren’t sure what I mean, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It’s 2772 feet high (830 meters). The observation deck itself is … Continue reading

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23 Years is a Long Time

I woke up in the Middle East this morning. In Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, to be precise. This isn’t the first time I have been in the Middle East. I’ve been to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt and … 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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My Memorial Day: Pulled Pork and Cigars

It’s a 3 day weekend that traditionally announces the beginning of summer. And Monday is the day that we memorialize those who have given their lives in our wars. I’ll do two things I have been doing for years this … 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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Interesting Things

I work for a very interesting company, culturally speaking. It was originally founded in Buenos Aires, Argentina about 15 years ago. After achieving significant success in their market space, Core moved its headquarters to Boston. However, the majority of the … Continue reading

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Day 3 at CORE

Yet another day of fun at CORE today. Spent the day getting to know the people, figuring out critical strategies, and places where I can start inserting myself to have some immediate impact. Started working on goals for the next … 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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