Interviews on Information Security

An Interview with Whitedust Security Portal

April 14, 2005 By Peter Prickett (Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:57:40 +0100) As perhaps the first information philosopher, Richard Thieme has become a figurehead among both the cloak and dagger intelligence community and the highly secretive hacker underground. Richard is an institution in the hacker/security conference circuit and his column ‘Islands in the Clickstream’ is syndicated to […]

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ShmooCon 1.0 a Big Success – a review for Syngress

February 11, 2005

ShmooCon 1.0 a Big Success by Richard Thieme ([email protected]), author of Richard Thieme’s Islands in the Clickstream The first ShmooCon worked. Sponsored by the Shmoo Group, known to hackers and security professionals from presentations at Def Con, Toor Con, and other security forums,  ShmooCon was held at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel in Washington DC […]

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Mick Bauer of The Linux Journal, Interviews Richard Thieme

December 27, 2004

Interview with Richard Thieme By Mick Bauer on Mon, 2004-12-27 Discussing technology, the human experience, homeland security and the future with the author of Islands in the Clickstream. In the field of information security, there are many useful occupations: firewall engineer, policy analyst, auditor and security architect all are popular choices. But what about […]

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EarthLink: Security from the Inside: A dialogue with EarthLink’s Lisa Ekman and Lisa Hoyt from Secure Business Quarterly

July 15, 2003

EarthLink: Security from the Inside A dialogue with EarthLink’s Lisa Ekman and Lisa Hoyt In a recent conversation with Lisa Ekman, Vice President of Infrastructure Operations, and Lisa Hoyt, Director of Information Security, Richard Thieme explored EarthLink’s comprehensive long-term approach to security, including the necessity of selling security internally to executives, engineers, and the entire […]

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Security King: An Interview with Whit Diffie

July 1, 2003

An Interview with Whit Diffie by Richard Thieme The Complete Transcript RT: I want to emphasize the deeper context. The world looks differently than it did 30 years ago. So much is located around you in the seventies when public key cryptography was brought forward. The fact that you are now CSO for SUN indicates […]

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A Conversation with Cristophe Huygens, CTO of MSSP Ubizen, Top Gun in the Cockpit of the SOC

August 17, 2002

Top Gun on the SOC in Info Sec Mag August 2002 Top Guns When mind and machine meet in the cockpit of a SOC. BY Richard Thieme and Andrew Briney Blinking lights. Bells and whistles. Frosted glass windows. Big-screen LCDs projecting fancy UI’s, colorful pie charts and streaming binary. You expect eye candy when you […]

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Howard Schmidt Goes to War: An Interview with Howard Schmidt

May 1, 2002

Howard Schmidt Goes to War An Interview with Howard Schmidt May 2002 Howard Schmidt The new vice chairman of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Board aims to keep cybersecurity a top priority in the post-9/11 world. BY Richard Thieme Q:You were recently named vice chairman of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, but you’ve said that Richard […]

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IDS Den Mother: An Interview with Becky Bace

April 1, 2002

This is the interview edited for Information Security Magazine. The original conversation was so dense with Bacian insights and worthwhile observations that I am presenting it in its entirety as well. The IDS Den Mother Becky Bace has made a security career out of building communities to overcome technical challenges. An Interview with Becky Bace […]

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Automating Cyber Defenses: A Round Table with Bishop, Cheswick, Porras and Jackson

March 15, 2002

March 2002 Roundtable Automating Cyber Defenses Four of infosec’s cutting-edge thinkers examine how intelligent systems might be made to analyze, understand and automatically respond to attacks. MATT BISHOP ([email protected] ) is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis. He serves on the executive committee of the National […]

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More Than Human: A Conversation with Bob Weaver for Secure Business Quarterly

November 16, 2001

More Than Human: The Network is More Than the Sum of its Parts when Disaster Hits by Richard Thieme A friend who immersed himself in the study and practice of karate left the late show at the movies one night and turned a corner toward his car. A hand came out of the darkness and […]

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