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Improve Your Security Posture With Centralized Management
Published: 05-31-22
Security
Security posture is a measure of your organization’s overall security effectiveness. The term can be a little confusing, because it doesn’t just refer to how good your company is at...
Milestones Hit & Lessons Learned
Published: 05-31-22
General
The timing of when I started Tentacle, associated with what was really making the headlines in our society, and my previous lessons learned from YourCause, inspired me to launch this business with a...
How to Win More Deals (FASTER!) With Automated Security Questionnaire Responses
Published: 05-04-22
Security
There’s no getting around them - and if I’m honest - even my inner salesperson, driven by the speed of the sale, knows filling out security questionnaires is an essential component...
I'm Looking for the Brave
Published: 04-12-22
Security
I jumped headfirst into the Information Security space as a result of being pummeled for years by the gross inefficiencies and...
The parallels between running the Rim-2-Rim-2-Rim (Grand Canyon) and Security Assessments
Published: 12-06-21
Security
Since starting Tentacle, I have been standing on my soap box preaching the absurdity of the state of today’s information security market...
Is the InfoSec Risk Assessment Process Genuinely Disingenuous?
Published: 11-01-21
Security
Over the years, I have grown increasingly frustrated and disappointed with the approaches taken by the industry...
Performing an Effective IT Risk Assessment
Published: 08-02-21
Security
Data breaches, network software exploitation, utility shutdowns: even a cursory glance at headlines today is enough to send a shiver up the most confident executive’s spine...
Good On My Word: Fixing the Broken Information Security Assessment Process 10-years Later
Published: 06-28-21
Security
In starting my last business (YourCause), I had assumed that once I was able to build our core product to a certain point...
Equality Learning Group - Reflections on Caste
Published: 06-10-21
Equality
From January to March, our Equality Learning Group held its first book club and read Caste by Isabelle Wilkerson...
I would never admit sayin' this but...
Published: 02-16-21
Tentacle Voices
This blog post is not intended to be my confessional or my therapeutic cleanse for the last 44 years, but rather my attempt to pass along a few lessons...
The Last Administration Might Have Been More Powerful Than We’re Giving It Credit For...
Published: 01-25-21
Tentacle Voices
I am not here to endorse or criticize the outgoing administration, nor am I seeking to push my political views onto anybody who might read this. We all...
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