Yearly Archives: 2016

Security managers should be checking their list twice

Review and revalidate your approach to mitigation Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) attacks, says the Denim Group. Unfortunately, DDoS attacks have become increasingly simple to set up and have become even more difficult to defend against. The October DDoS attack against Dyn, a managed DNS provider, sent 10x to 20x the amount of traffic to Dyn servers, […]

Worries and uncertainty cloud outlook for digital privacy under President Trump

It’s also possible that political issues involving privacy and cybersecurity will take a backseat during a Trump presidency. His campaign never made those matters a priority, said John Dickson, a principal at security provider Denim Group and a former U.S. Air Force officer.

Application Security: Applications Are The New Network-Edge Device

In a new eBook published by Lee Sustar of SC Magazine, Denim Group Principal John Dickson discusses the challenges faced by application security teams. Download the eBook Application security: Applications are the new network-edge device from SC Magazine.

The internet of insecure things: Thousands of internet-connected devices are a security disaster in the making

“Individuals do not have the purchasing power of a large corporation. So they cannot demand security features or privacy protections that a large corporation can of an a product or software vendor.” Denim Group Principal John Dickson provides his insight on IoT security considerations in a recent CSO article.

Why CISOs Must Make Application Security a Priority

As pressure to speed the development of applications intensifies, CISOs must be the “voice of reason,” taking a leadership role in ensuring security issues are addressed early in the app development process, says John Dickson, Denim Group Principal.

Democrats ask for answers, data breach laws after massive Yahoo hack

In an article for The Washington Times, Denim Group Principal John Dickson comments on the recent news of the Yahoo hack. “The most prudent thing to have done was to release this news far earlier so users had a reasonable time to change passwords.”