It has been way to long since I’ve posted anything here. For the diligent, thank you for sticking with me. I’m back on the train and will get back to regular posts.
My practice has been picking up, so I’ve been a bit busy. For those that don’t know, my legal practice is centered around cybersecurity issues. Primarily:
- Mergers and Acquisitions diligence
- Risk Assessment
- Breach planning and response
- PCI-DSS, HIPAA HITECH, GDPR analysis and review
- Negotiating Technology Agreements
- End User License Agreements
- Helping startups address security issues
- IT Counseling
- Calling out Security “snake oil” salespeople
It is a fun and interesting way to spend my days. I get to play with all the areas of my firm’s practices, I get to meet cool and interesting people, and I get to solve problems.
There is a great essay from Eric S. Raymond called “How to Become a Hacker“. It is one of my favorite pieces of writing on what hackers are and the ethos. I need to reread it every year or so to remind me that there are people like me and how I need to focus my attention. Everyone should read the essay. The 5 attitudes ESR calls out, that have become my mantras are:
My practice really does let me find “fascinating problems waiting to be solved” and I feel really enthused every time I get to find that solution.
Anyway, more to come.