Author Archives: dshackleford

The Cloud’s Low-Rent District

I’m a ¬†big fan of the work of Tim Ferriss. While I haven’t quite managed the 4-hour work week yet (more like the 84), the dude is smart and has ...

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Infosec: Where’s our “Long Tail”?

Chris Anderson popularized the concept of the “Long Tail” in his 2006 book “The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More“. In a nutshell, this ...

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Failing Gracefully? Or Just Failing?

Writing a book has put a serious crimp in my time for many other things, blogging included. I was warned, I know. I’ll quit bitching now. I did a presentation ...

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Does Offensive Security Really Exist?

And NO, I am not talking about the great folks at Offensive Security. I KNOW they exist. ūüôā I had some great commentary and discussion on my last post, “Doom, ...

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Doom, Gloom, and Infosec

  I’m¬†perennially¬†happy. I am almost always in a pretty good mood, despite my inherent sarcasm and less-than-politically-correct approach.¬†But I get the impression that many in infosec are not. Everyone is ...

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