GET THE BASICS RIGHT
because basics never change
because basics support complexities
because basics are time tested and proven
Because basics were missed!
Database of 191 million U.S. voters exposed on Internet as a result of incorrect
Database leak exposes 3.3 million Hello Kitty fans
The personal information of 150,000 consumers who went into bankruptcy
between 2007 and 2011 - including their SSN - were exposed after company failed to
properly redact court records before they were put on the public access to Court
Electronic Records system
Code.org - Volunteer email addresses were left accessible via web browser
What caused Humpty Dumpty’s fall apart?
Was the foundation weak?
Did Humpty Dumpty miss the basics?
Change in Management / Leadership
Identity & Access
Acquisitions and Mergers
Client Business Imperatives
Security Imperatives =
Basics + New Priorities + Complexities
How big the issue looks in
mirror? & Effort Spent
We know what we
We don’t know
what we don’t
Get / Keep the
BASICS right for a
Defenders are mired in
FUD (fear, uncertainty and
doubt) and fairy tales
Cyber security will never be
but has to be