Yearly Archives: 2020

Post: A Book Review of “Think in Code” from My Seven-Year-Old Nephew

Marcus Carey recently wrote and published a children’s book called “Think in Code” geared toward teaching kids a little bit about coding and the coding thought process. I sent copies to my nieces and nephews because they’ve shown an interest in STEM topics and one of them has actually been doing some projects with MIT’s Scratch. He read the […]

Post: Starting Resources for People Looking Into Computer Security Careers

People I know outside of work usually know that I work in cybersecurity so I get a lot of questions about computers and security issues. These tend to include lots of questions about viruses and cybercriminals and other consumer-oriented topics. But, an inquiry that has become a lot more frequent as of late has been, […]

Post: Denim Group Update: COVID-19

As the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 continue to evolve around the world, we at Denim Group want to ensure you that we are doing our part to support our teams and yours during these trying times. The health and safety of all is our top priority.  At Denim Group, we have a business continuity plan in […]

Post: RSAC# 2020 RCAP

The 2020 RSA Security Conference will go down as one of the more surreal gatherings of security professionals in recent memory. In spite of fears related to the coronavirus, the conference did, in fact, happen. Those who attended voted with their feet, weighing the risk of exposure to attending this once-a-year gathering.  Here are some of my observations […]

Post: #RSAC 2020 – Damn the Torpedoes…

“How far away from San Francisco is Sacramento?” my wife casually asked as I finished packing my suitcase for the 2020 RSA Security Conference. “I think about an hour and a half – maybe two hours away…. Why do you ask?”  I thought nothing of her innocuous question as I stuffed Purell hand wipes and a […]

Post: 2020: The Changing Role of Application Security and Quality Assurance Teams

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Robert Lemos for his article “Application Security and Your Career: 5 Key Areas to Focus On” about the new skills required for application security and quality assurance teams. He included a couple of my comments in the article, and this blog post expands on those themes based on what […]