Agile Development, Agile Coaching, iterative, scrum, scrum master, scrum team, product owner, Agile, Retrospective

Do you Have These Misconceptions on Agile Retrospectives?

We often gain a helpful perspective in life when we pause to look back, evaluate and learn before we move forward. We can gain valuable lessons by considering the past - what worked well, what could be done better or what should not be done, and adjusting our forward plans accordingly. This thoughtful reflection of the past is what is called:

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By Anshul Srivastava on Nov 28, 2019 10:12:57 AM
Security, Cybersecurity, Security Consulting, Information Security, Digital Business transformation, RSP

Baking Cybersecurity into Your Digital Transformation

You have to transform. Competition is fierce. Business is changing. Customers expectations are increasing. Technology is advancing and making things we only dreamed about 5 years ago a reality.

Can you truly embrace digital transformation while maintaining the security posture of your organization?  You can. 

But you have to start with the right ingredients.

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By Steve Levinson on Oct 2, 2019 2:01:03 PM
Security, PCI, Cybersecurity, InfoSec, DSS, PCIDSS4.0, PCI Community

Notes from the 2019 PCI Community Meeting

The Online Team and I had a great time at the PCI Community meeting last week, set in the spectacular environs of Vancouver BC. We ate and drank, pontificated, watched ferries and seaplanes come into the harbor (my inner 8-year old self couldn’t resist and I booked a flight out on one), and had a generally spectacular time networking with old and new friends in the payment security space.  While there were far too many interesting presentations and conversations to put into one place, I had a few takeaways that I felt were worth sharing. In no particular order:

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By Tony Fulda on Sep 25, 2019 3:39:20 PM
Risk Assessments, Security, Cybersecurity, Hacker, Risk, RSP, hacking, pen testing

Tribe of Hackers - Red Teams & More

Online is proud to feature a chapter from Tribe of Hackers, written by Marcus J. Carey and Jennifer Jin. Our very own security expert Jeff Man shared many insights and stories in chapter 25 of this highly acclaimed book.

Jeffrey Man is a respected information security expert, advisor, evangelist, and co-host of the security podcast Security Weekly. He has more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of computer, network, and information security. Jeffrey has held various information security roles within the DoD as well as private sector enterprises, is a former PCI QSA, and was part of the first penetration testing red team at the NSA.

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By Jeff Man on Aug 29, 2019 5:50:02 PM
Security, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, AI, Online Business Systems, Digital Business transformation, Cloud Deployment, RSP

How to Avoid Risky Business

At Online Business Systems we have our feet in two different worlds – Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity. As you can guess, we get a lot of questions about how to plan for and incorporate a security strategy when designing and executing a digital transformation project (e.g. process automation, transforming to a paperless organization, incorporating AI, or a cloud migration.) I have read quite a few articles and blogs written on this topic recently and had a few thoughts of my own based on my experiences being on the front lines where we’ve seen security done well (and also, unfortunately, not so well.)

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By Tony Fulda on Aug 1, 2019 1:19:37 PM
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI, Anomaly, KMeans Clustering, Neural Networks, Markov Chains

Are you Using These Three Methods to Detect Anomalies?

In a world where autonomous systems are becoming more numerous, there is pressure to build similarly autonomous agents to observe these systems for anomalous behavior. Given the complexity of the systems, and the fact that it is not economically viable to employ humans to observe them, we must find a way of algorithmically solving this problem.

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By Mark Giroux on Jul 18, 2019 3:36:05 PM