The Power of Zero

Zero Overview ‘Zero’ is a working style which suggests that keeping a clean, clutter-free, working space helps to focus the mind and increase productivity. This methodology lends itself to both the physical and digital working environment. If you’re mother is anything like mine, you’ve heard the expression, “A clear desk equals a clear mind.” That […]

Securing Your Network Infrastructure – Free Auditing Tools

In this edition of our “Securing Your Windows Infrastructure” series, I’ll be talking about some great free tools offered by Netwrix. Netwrix was founded in 2006 and offers a comprehensive suite of commercial and free security tools, all focused around increasing visibility into the changes made to your Windows environment. Among their free tools, you […]

Case Study – McAfee ePO/MOVE for a billion dollar financial establishment

Use Case ArchetypeSC was recently approached by billion dollar global financial corporation to perform an assessment of their McAfee ePO, MOVE, and DLP upgrade implementation plan. They have an older, distributed ePO environment which consisted of separate consoles in AMER, EMEA, and APAC making administration of the overall environment difficult. While the ePO infrastructure was […]

The Power of Zero

Zero Overview ‘Zero’ is a working style which suggests that keeping a clean, clutter-free, working space helps to focus the mind and increase productivity. This methodology lends itself to both the physical and digital working environment. If you’re mother is anything like mine, you’ve heard the expression, “A clear desk equals a clear mind.” That […]

Stagefright Exploit

The InfoSec community has seen a rise in attention grabbing names for security vulnerabilities over the last couple years like Heartbleed, Freak, Shellshock, and now the latest android vulnerability Stagefright. The Stagefright exploit is different though, its name is derived from the media engine baked into android OS since version 2.2. The Stagefright engine is […]

Black Hat

Black Hat, the organization that has been providing the IT industry with the latest in security research, development and trends for the better part of the last two decades, has done it again. Black Hat USA 2015 has come to a close. In traditional Black Hat fashion, researchers have left the security world buzzing about […]

No Pain, No Gain

I recently spent time thinking about a software development project I’m managing that had me a bit puzzled.  This is first time in my long experience in project management where there is absolutely no pushback from anyone in the business regarding the project.  No one is questioning the reasons to do it, the scope, or the approach.  The […]