The Titanic of security

I listen to a lot of podcasts. A lot of podcasts. I was listening to the Dave and Gunnar Show podcast episode 212 with guest David A. Wheeler. The Titanic was used as an example of changing process after a security incident. This opened up a flood of thoughts to me, but not for theContinue reading “The Titanic of security”

Committee or Community: Slowing down the future

I wrote a blog post about looking back, and I have a bit of snark in there where I talk about slowing down the future. I wanted to explain this a bit more and give everyone some food for thought around how we used to do things and how we should do them moving forward.Continue reading “Committee or Community: Slowing down the future”

We can’t move forward by looking back

For the last few weeks Kurt and I have been having a lively conversation about security ratings scales. Is CVSS good enough? What about the Microsoft scale? Are there other scales we should be looking at? What’s good, what’s missing, what should we be talking about. There’s been a lot of back and forth andContinue reading “We can’t move forward by looking back”

2020 CWE Top 25 I mean 10 or maybe 4.5

A few days ago I ran across this report from MITRE. It’s titled “2020 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Weaknesses”. I found the report lacking the sort of details I was hoping for, so I’m going rogue and adding those details myself because it’s a topic I care about and I like seeing conclusions.Continue reading “2020 CWE Top 25 I mean 10 or maybe 4.5”