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8/24/2017
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GoT & the Inside Threat: Compromised Insiders Make Powerful Adversaries

What Game of Thrones' Arya Stark and the Faceless Men can teach security pros about defending against modern malware and identity theft.
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alfredoc.burgess
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2/16/2018 | 11:41:15 PM
Managerial Accounting help
Thanx for sharing such useful post keep it up :)

 
Joe Stanganelli
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8/30/2017 | 6:54:24 PM
Re: Authorization
@Dr.T: Sure, but Waldur Frey was the head of House Frey -- in effect, the CEO/Chairman.

Who's going to deny authorization to the CEO?
Joe Stanganelli
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8/30/2017 | 6:53:00 PM
Re: Spoiler alert
I once saw Zombie Ice Dragon open for Peter Frampton.
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8/29/2017 | 1:20:43 PM
Re: Wonderful Story about Patton
Of course, fearing the "trouble" from internal teams/people more than the "trouble" from outside threats/"enemies" can be quite dangerous for an organization's security posture. Shadow IT comes to mind -- particularly where employees are reluctant to self-report for fear of retribution up to and including termination.
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8/29/2017 | 1:19:31 PM
Re: Spoiler alert
@ Joe - No, not really ice, but "Zombie Ice-Dragon" has a little "Je ne sais quoi".

It rolls off the tongue in ways that "Undead, ultra hot blue-fire breathing dragon" doesn't. ;)
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8/29/2017 | 1:03:40 PM
Re: Spoiler alert
@exabeam: Tons, I imagine.

1) Be ready for anything.

2) Beware the dangers of offensive security, a.k.a. "hacking back"

3) Prioritize and protect anything proprietary lest you suffer the ill effects of reverse engineering.

That's just off the top of my head!

Are they "ice"? I couldn't tell if it was ice, really hot blue fire, or a some kind of fire/ice combination.
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8/28/2017 | 4:39:25 PM
machine learning
Machine learning is a great idea to to minimize insider threats, it would not be possible to identify it otherwise.
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8/28/2017 | 4:37:45 PM
Re: Spoiler alert
"zombei ice dragons! " Yes, that is true, we may be able to apply the same analogy.
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8/28/2017 | 4:36:49 PM
Re: Wonderful Story about Patton
"Don't bother that man anymore, he knows how to do his job." That makes sense. Awareness is the key.
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8/28/2017 | 4:34:49 PM
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"possible theories as to what last episode's events might possibly be building up" Wondering the same things, this is a good analogy tough.
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