Posts By Author: Michael Kain


About the Author

Mike Kain is a consulting engineer and security architect for the ClearPath MCP environment and has held various technical leadership positions during his 30 years of experience at Unisys.



Thinking security: Do we only patch on Tuesdays?
ClearPath

This is the 27th blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack focused most security administrator’s focus on their policies on when they patch their systems.

Posted by: on July 7th, 2017


Thinking Security: ClearPath MCP Release 18.0
ClearPath

This blog is a series about security and how security is about how you think. This is a special article (the 26th in the series) about the recently released version of ClearPath® MCP software.

Posted by: on June 5th, 2017


Thinking Security: What’s a token?
ClearPath

This is the 25th blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. One of the latest security buzzwords is “Tokenization” – the process of using tokens within your environment to help with the security.

Posted by: on April 28th, 2017


Thinking Security: RSA Conference 2017
ClearPath

RSA Conference 2017 is a gathering of the entire IT security world that is held annually in San Francisco, California at the Moscone Convention Center. This year, a record 43,000 people attended the conference. The conference slogan is "Where the world talks security."

Posted by: on April 4th, 2017


Thinking Security: Is it really me?
ClearPath

This is the 23rd blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. What’s a security event and what isn’t? In simpler terms, what’s normal and not normal?

Posted by: on March 7th, 2017


Thinking Security: Don’t DO that
ClearPath

This is the 22nd blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. How you think about security also determines where the best practices are put – MUST, SHOULD, or COULD as they apply to your environments and computer systems.

Posted by: on January 18th, 2017


Thinking Security: TRUST
ClearPath

This is the 21st blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. With the last six blogs, I’ve examined the six more obvious goals of security: authentication, access control, data integrity, confidentiality, availability, and non-repudiation. We need to talk about the secret seventh one: TRUST.

Posted by: on December 20th, 2016


Thinking Security: I’d Like to Return This, Please
ClearPath

This is the 20th blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think.

Posted by: on September 2nd, 2016


Thinking Security: I’ve Got a Secret
ClearPath

This is the 19th blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think.

Posted by: on July 26th, 2016


Thinking Security: Can You Hear Me Now?
ClearPath

This is the 18th blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think.

Posted by: on June 24th, 2016


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