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Daniel Leslie Director of Security Intelligence & IT Operations at Namely on the Human Side of Security

Daniel Leslie Director of Security Intelligence & IT Operations at Namely on the Human Side of Security

This week we are joined by Daniel Leslie at Namely who shares his take on the human side of security, and what security at scale looks like for his team. Max, Justin, and Daniel discuss the 3 core things to good company-wide security: psychological safety, vulnerability, and purpose. You have to address these things in a comprehensive manner.
What is Data Center Security & 4 Ways to Improve

What is Data Center Security & 4 Ways to Improve

Data center security refers to the protection of data centers against threats such as cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and human error. The number of data centers has increased significantly over the last decade and so has the amount of security-related disasters. In 2022, the global data center ...
4 Key Considerations for Your Change Management Policy

4 Key Considerations for Your Change Management Policy

Documenting and communicating policy and system changes in your organization can be an arduous task. But the effort becomes more manageable when you have a plan in place before an emergency.
Token Security Podcast | Andrew Mulholland, Head of Core Infrastructure at BuzzFeed

Token Security Podcast | Andrew Mulholland, Head of Core Infrastructure at BuzzFeed

In this episode Justin McCarthy sits down with Andrew Mulholland, head of core infrastructure at BuzzFeed to talk about security incident response, remote access policy, and a money-back guarantee for OSS.
Disaster Recovery Policy | 5 Best Practices

Disaster Recovery Policy | 5 Best Practices

The first step in this policy is to define the critical processes and assets necessary for you to maintain minimum business functions after a disaster.
Audit Log Review and Management Best Practices

Audit Log Review and Management Best Practices

The what, where, why and how of audit logging and review for IT security investigations and compliance requirements.
Defining Your IT Vendor Management Policy

Defining Your IT Vendor Management Policy

As you work through the rigorous SOC 2 requirements, it is easy to get tunnel vision because so much of your work focuses on protecting your customers and their information. But what about the vendors you work with? Do you have a third-party IT vendor management strategy to address the risks they bring to your organization?
Password Policy Best Practices

Password Policy Best Practices

Passwords are one of the most common targets for hackers, so it’s imperative that your company enforces a strong password policy. This policy will not only define the requirements of the password itself but the procedure your organization will use to select and securely manage passwords.
PostgreSQL Log Queries and Audit

PostgreSQL Log Queries and Audit

This is the first step to create an audit trail of PostgreSQL logs. Postgres can also output logs to any log destination in CSV by modifying the configuration.
Create a Remote Access Policy | Best Practices

Create a Remote Access Policy | Best Practices

The purpose of a Remote Access Policy is to keep your employees productive from anywhere without sacrificing security.
Workstation Security Policy Best Practices

Workstation Security Policy Best Practices

In the workstation security policy, you will define rules intended to reduce the risk of data loss/exposure through workstations.
Encryption Policy Best Practices | TLS vs SSL

Encryption Policy Best Practices | TLS vs SSL

You wouldn’t leave the house without making sure your doors and windows were locked, and that any valuables were hidden or secured in a safe. That way, if you were robbed, the burglar would have a difficult time accessing your most precious assets. In the same way, you need to make sure your organization’s critical data is well protected.
4 Things to Consider When Writing a Data Center Security Policy

4 Things to Consider When Writing a Data Center Security Policy

Should you host data on-premise or in the cloud? Who is responsible for security? The company who owns the data, the cloud provider, or both?
Best Practices When Writing Your Access Onboarding & Termination Policy

Best Practices When Writing Your Access Onboarding & Termination Policy

It's easy to focus on cybersecurity threats like social engineering and phishing. However, internal threats, such as human error and disgruntled employees, can be just as dangerous - and are often overlooked. A mature onboarding and termination policy that leverages least privilege access is essential to preventing a data breach.
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