Monday, June 26, 2017

How Long Can Resources in Short Supply Last?

Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical innovations, system change, and international cooperation. Then, it tackles how civilization will continue to evolve in light of meeting future energy needs, how Smart Energy will meet these needs, and defines the global mission. The book closes with a summary of China’s dream of Smart Energy. This chapter considers how long petroleum, coal, and other carbon-based resources can last.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Understanding the Organizational Context for a Business Impact Analysis

Understanding the Organizational Context for a Business Impact Analysis

Conducting a business impact analysis (BIA) for an organization makes it imperative for a practitioner to understand the business and the manifold dependencies and relationships and to study the enterprise as an extended enterprise. This chapter from Practitioner's Guide to Business Impact Analysis explains the organizational context for conducing a BIA.

Monday, June 12, 2017

What Is the Role of a CISO?

This article discusses the role of the CISO, how it has changed over the years, and what tools and skills a CISO needs.

BTW, we have a slew of books on the roles of the CISO. You can find them here.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Rebecca Herold's June Privacy Professor Tips

Rebecca Herold's June Privacy Professor Tips  were published last week! This month's Tips cover a wide range of topics, including privacy concerns on the dark web, fake emails that look totally real, security threats from your (not so smart) used car, considering if you could lose your new home to hackers, yet another public employee under fire for personal email use, yet more surveillance considerations, as well as healthcare security and privacy news. Plus, her current list of recent publications and upcoming events.