Stephen Cobb is a Security Evangelist at ESET, a leader in fighting cyber crime and defending digital devices against maware..
Chey Cobb is currently available for consulting, writing, and teaching engagements. Direct enquiries via email to cheycobb at gmail.com.
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New articles at SearchSecurity: vPro: Making the case for network security on a chip
A new twist on PCI DSS: Visa's Payment Application Best Practices
Stephen talks to Search Security about spam (podcast)
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Comments and Observations
A spam quote from the past:
"By definition, people who work together to send spam that violates provisions of either the recently passed federal CAN SPAM Act or the many state anti-spam laws, or the Federal Trade Commission Act (which outlaws deceptive business practices in general) constitute organized crime."
-- Stephen Cobb, 2003, Security Wire
Cobb Associates Sightings:
February 7, 2007, Kuala Lumpur -- Keynote address at the 4th Annual Enterprise Security Conference
March -- July 2007, London -- Information security strategy engagement at one of Europe's largest employers
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