Ethan Schmertzler

Ethan Schmertzler
The Joys Of Running A Company

Implementing the NIST Special Publication 800-82

Ethan walks you through the NIST Special Publication 800-82's main topics.
Ethan Schmertzler
Ethan Schmertzler
24 February, 20207 min read
The Joys Of Running A Company

How do you tell if a conference is worth attending?

Conference vendors abound. Running a startup, you'll get plenty of offers from a variety of people plying their trade, promising leads and glory. How do you tell if any of them are actually legitimate and worth your money?
Ethan Schmertzler
Ethan Schmertzler
01 October, 20195 min read
The Joys Of Running A Company

Gartner Security and Risk 2018: Is Cyber Resiliency Going Mainstream?

The Gartner Risk conference was the first commercial conference of the more than dozen I have attended this year where resiliency was a core focus, from the opening keynote onwards.
Ethan Schmertzler
Ethan Schmertzler
17 April, 20194 min read
The Joys Of Running A Company

7 Ways to Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Startup

In all fairness, startups have a lot on their plates. From raising capital to product development to marketing and public relations to just plain keeping sane, startups are typically very busy places.
Ethan Schmertzler
Ethan Schmertzler
17 April, 20195 min read
The Joys Of Running A Company

What the new NIST 800-160 Vol 2 means; Moving Target Defense for the world

Moving target defense (MTD) has gained more and more prominence in the cyber defense realm in the last few years, and for good reason: it works. In very simple terms, MTD is the act of constantly moving your system so it becomes harder to target.
Ethan Schmertzler
Ethan Schmertzler
17 April, 20192 min read