Sentimental journey - I'm an
evangelist for what I consider to be the "right" or
"thorough" way to do things, and I want to spread my
"professional religion" as far as I can. But humor
is part of our lives, too, and it helps to know that you're not
the only one who gets idiotic behavior thrown in your path.
I thought we'd spend some time on the sorts of tools your support
staff should have to make their lives easier and to make them
more effective in their jobs.
discuss how to make yourself unpopular with your co-workers.
This is not the sort of advice you read about in Miss Manners
or Live For Success. Today's subject is internal auditing.
knows the trouble I've seen - The business
of troubleshooting can be tricky. There are tips, hints, guidebooks
and articles about various aspects of troubleshooting by the
score, but they all seem to miss a key point.
to know you
I'm in a mood to cause trouble and disagreement today, so Iet's
explore how to learn the structure of an organization. Not the
Org chart structure, the real working structure.
another log on the fire
years ago, I presented a paper at TISC (The Internet Security
Conference) titled How and Why to Read Firewall Logs.
brick in the (fire)wall
it's almost firewall review time, so it seemed like a good idea
to inflict this stuff on everyone else, so that you can share
in the joy (or misery -- take your choice) of the process.
kIDS are all right!
just love "my" new IDS. After being frustrated trying
to understand and configure the ISS product (two years ago to
be fair) and spending time playing with Snort (which I also like)
your organization have a CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team)
or anything else similar?
my nominal topic is security, there's something more fundamentally
important that is commonly lacking in many workplaces, and on
many forums: R-E-S-P-E-C-T.