Trust is what makes the Team out of a group of co-workers

Everyone talks about it, but I haven't really met many managers that would actually be committed to doing the work and building trust within an organisation. Trust isn't something that magically pops up when you talk about it. Trust is predicated on actions, interactions and leadership activities. That's one of the reasons why leaders are … Continue reading Trust is what makes the Team out of a group of co-workers

Care – the most powerful quality in a workplace

Care drives everything I don't know a single person who would put 100% of his abilities into a work if he's there only for a paycheck. But I do know plenty of people who really care about the job they do, and whenever needed they'll make themselves better educated, learn new skills, adjust personality, and … Continue reading Care – the most powerful quality in a workplace

Employment expectations’ mismatch and recruitment pitfalls in InfoSec

This article is considered to be a follow-up to the “Hiring your first security professional”, so if you haven’t yet, I recommend you to read it before you continue with this one. For a last few years there wasn’t a month when I haven’t read about InfoSec professionals shortage, security skills gap and what not. … Continue reading Employment expectations’ mismatch and recruitment pitfalls in InfoSec

Hiring your first security professional

I really enjoy attending security/business conferences. But it’s not that I’m going there to learn how to do security, because if that would be the case then I’d go for DEFCON or Derbycon and learn from top hackers on the planet. I go to business conferences because I want to listen to the problems others … Continue reading Hiring your first security professional

Root cause analysis haters, obedience lovers and myopic players

Oh, throwing money and people at a problem doesn't solve it for good? We've all been there and seen that. If you haven't yet, then sooner or later you'll find yourself(or someone else) in that position. By the way, I get it that sometimes you just need more people to put in more working hours … Continue reading Root cause analysis haters, obedience lovers and myopic players