Over the last couple weeks I had time to read a few books of various genres and was fortunate to enjoy all of them. The first one was Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman. I have read Norse Mythology by him, but saw this on a few top 100 lists for fantasy…


Part of my current role is to think about strategy and positioning in terms of our capabilities in cybersecurity and data protection market. …


finger guns while hacking is a known threat

Like many folks working in cybersecurity, I am watching and learning about the SolarWinds incident. Also, like many of the folks I talk to I am not optimistic about responses and long term strategy around it. I hope I am proven wrong, but I doubt it. Rather than a post…


The Burning God by R.F Kuang is the final book in the trilogy that started with The Poppy War and The Dragon Republic. In this book, Rin has escaped to the southern provinces to try and defeat multiple armies at various times to try and protect her people. …


If you are fortunate enough to have the bandwidth and resources to be thinking about gift ideas and also put things off, normally or due to the pandemic, below are some options that I am considering.

It has been an interesting process this year as on one hand, myself and…


I like highlighting wins, especially this year, and the battle from Saturday night from Verzuz with E40 and Too Short playing decades of music and telling stories of 30+ years of making bay area rap was certainly that.

In roughly 2000/2001 a friend’s older brother introduced me to E-40 and…


This is a fun time if you work in government, policy, or are just a nerd as everyone is coming out with their policy priorities. …


I had something brilliant and clever lined up for today, but then I read my friend Marianne Bellotti’s post and thought it was far better and that everyone should go read that instead. The link is here — https://bellmar.medium.com/toxic-and-woke-engineering-orgs-8abf20e07de5 and think about how you operate in the environments she talks about.


A couple of years ago I was reading a Georgetown alumni note and one of the sections was about a student who had written a very well received fantasy book, The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang. I enjoy fantasy novels quite a bit so I did a little more research…


Going to keep this one short as there as lots of facts still to come and anything I say now will look wrong/dumb/useless in probably a few hours. In my previous life I worked at OMB for the Federal CIO and Federal CISO and this included during the OPM response…

Joe Stuntz

Trying to figure things out working at the intersection of cybersecurity, business, and government

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