Articles By Vince Tuesday

Hidden vulnerability dogs VPN project

Hidden vulnerability dogs VPN project

I recently changed positions and have been trying to understand the many projects already under way here. The most vital...

October 23rd, 2003 Vince Tuesday
New job brings back old problems

New job brings back old problems

At 10 a.m., the boss called the entire IT security team into a meeting room, but without the line manager....

October 13th, 2003 Vince Tuesday
Company becomes culprit in ongoing spam attacks

Company becomes culprit in ongoing spam attacks

Every year, it seems my company gets more and more spam, and much of it is offensive. An employee in...

May 12th, 2002 Vince Tuesday
Database wipeout turns into unsolved mystery

Database wipeout turns into unsolved mystery

One night last week, I was rushing to get home at a decent time when the head of our software...

April 21st, 2002 Vince Tuesday
Certification more political than practical

Certification more political than practical

Some months ago, I proudly earned my Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in network intrusion detection from the Bethesda, Md.-based...

April 18th, 2002 Vince Tuesday
Certification more political than practical

Certification more political than practical

Some months ago, I proudly earned my Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in network intrusion detection from the Bethesda, Md.-based...

March 31st, 2002 Vince Tuesday
Security manager: How not to get a job

Security manager: How not to get a job

I've always been lucky when it comes to staffing. I employ people I'm very happy with, and despite high turnover...

October 7th, 2001 Vince Tuesday
Fighting off viruses and other attacks

Fighting off viruses and other attacks

Eighteen months ago, my company, a large financial services organization, suffered a number of attacks that were stopped mostly by...

June 30th, 2001 Vince Tuesday