SANS National CyberSecurity Innovation Conference

Last week I had the opportunity to attend and participate in a panel discussion at the first SANS National CyberSecurity Innovation Conference in Washington, DC. While there I was able to learn from other security practitioners representing a wide array of industries each describe how they are securing their networks in creative ways. More often […]

Atlanta has an Electronic Crimes Task Force

I just discovered that Atlanta has an Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF). How cool is that. This program is sponsored by the Secret Service. I know. From the website, “The success of the Atlanta Electronic Crimes Task Force resides in its ability to bring law enforcement, academia and private industry together to combat computer crime […]


I have been in Atlanta and at the new job for a week and am still getting settled in. Today looks to be a good day as Comcast is supposed to be here this afternoon (finally). I miss my friends in Tennessee a lot and am looking forward to seeing them at the Chattanooga InfraGard […]

End of an Era

Today ends my 12 year journey at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Shared Health. I started out as a Visual Basic programmer and leave today as the System Security Officer. What an incredible opportunity. Several times along the way I was challenged to apply what I learned in new and exciting ways. From learning how […]

InfraGard Chattanooga August Meeting

The next meeting of the InfraGard Chattanooga Members Alliance will be on August 11 at 11:30. The location will be the Chattanooga Red Cross building on McCallie Avenue. The featured speaker will be Jennifer Adams from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Jennifer will be speaking on the lessons learned from the recent EastGate incident.

A Long TIme

Yes, it has been a very long time since I have made a post. I regret that I have not been as regular as I had origionally planned. As some of you may already know, I am in the middle of some very big changes. I will provide full disclosure at the end of the […]