Truly Positive About True Negatives

Bayes’ Theorem essentially measures the degree of belief, or certainty in something.  The Cybersecurity industry has been challenged with the idea of sensitivity and specificity for quite some time.  In computer science this can be codified via binary classification (decision trees, Bayesian networks, support vector machines, neural networks). Many industry Cybersecurity solutions will be relegated…

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No Book to Be By

In some cases, hiring a project manager is the most sensible thing you can do.   A seemingly can’t miss action that preserves the status quo while getting the organization where it needs to be.   But it is a huge mistake.  This rant is written with all due respect to project managers everywhere, but read on…

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My Parents Taught Me to Share, So What’s the Big Deal?

President Obama wants private sector companies to share information about cybersecurity threats  with each other – and the government.  That sounds like a novel idea – and some industries already are doing this among themselves. However, the federal government doesn’t share their experiences with us (“National Security!”), but presumably they do share with each other. The…

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