Stories by CJ Kelly

Filling the gaps in application security

The weakest link in my security experience is application security. It never mattered a lot, because I always had someone working for me who had the experience I lacked. That all changed when I came to a new state agency, though. For the first time, I have no one who can make up for my shortfall in this area.

Open source rides to the rescue

Traffic on the network had been increasing all week, but the intrusion-detection system wasn’t picking up anything malicious. Whatever traffic was traversing the network was considered okay.