Darren Death


ASRC Federal

Conducting Organizational Information Security Assessments

Posted on: 15 May 2019

The first step that self-help books suggest when a person wants to change is to perform a self- assessment.  By honestly looking at yourself – the good, the bad, and…

Must-Have Skills for CISOs: A CISOs Connect Report

Posted on: 18 Feb 2019

While cybersecurity is dynamic, there are things that are constant. These are the skills that every CISO must have to be successful, whatever the organization and industry, today and in…

The costs of deferring important cyber decisions

Posted on: 22 Oct 2018

I was part of a conversation recently where someone stated that they were tired of all this cyber $%^t. It wasn’t the first time I heard such a sentiment expressed. It’s…

Darren Death: Developing a business continuity plan – and sticking to it

Posted on: 01 Oct 2018

It is standard business practice for organizations to have a contingency plan after acknowledging the various threats and risks that it faces. Having a plan in place, however, is not…

The Attacks of the Future

Posted on: 25 Jul 2018

What might the most damaging attacks of the future look like? The answer to the question may lie somewhere between the known patterns that attackers have established over the years,…

RSA Conference 2016 Highlights – IT Security as a True Part of the Business

Posted on: 09 Mar 2016

RSA provides great opportunities for the CISO to learn in a compressed and diverse way to help further the implementation and management of their IT Security Programs. My goal this year was to look for guidance that didn’t focus…