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Richard La Bella
Richard La Bella is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with 20 years of knowledge, experience, and leadership that spans across healthcare, finance, retail, software manufacturing, and government.

Entries by Richard La Bella

Don't Be the Weakest Link in Your Company's Cyber Security Plan

(0) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 11:09 AM

The other night, after falling asleep and waking up the next morning, I realized I didn't lock the front door to my home. I have locks on the doors, the windows, an alarm system, hurricane shatterproof windows, and two small dogs with a high-pitch bark that could wake the dead;...

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Is Compliance Distracting From Security

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 3:49 PM

After 20 years as an IT security professional attacks have certainly changed. When I started in this business back in 1994 there were very few viruses than what we've experienced over the past 15 years. Most attacks were macro-based viruses that infected Microsoft Word, then came "Code Red", "I Love...

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Do You Have a Cyber Intelligence Plan?

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2013 | 4:06 PM

Do you have a Cyber intelligence plan? That's the question IT Security Managers should be asking themselves these days. The threat landscape has changed from noisy, messy worm attacks to stealthy, sophisticated, state-funded attacks, with major organizations such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, The New York Times, and our government as...

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