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James Arlen, CISA, is a senior consultant at Leviathan Security Group providing security consulting services to the utility and financial verticals. He has been involved with implementing a practical level of information security in Fortune 500, TSE 100, and major public-sector corporations for 18+ years. James is also a contributing analyst with Securosis and has a recurring column on Liquidmatrix Security Digest. Best described as: "Infosec geek, hacker, social activist, author, speaker, and parent." His areas of interest include organizational change, social engineering, blinky lights and shiny things. http://jamesarlen.net/ * Note: his RTH username is "Myrcurial" *
Future Burn at Our Future Hamilton Event - In some ways, the future is already here, but Hamilton needs to get a lot better at distributing it more evenly across our various neighbourhoods and communities. Published September 20, 2015 in Commentary
How Area Rating Transit Taxation Affects Decisions on Transit - If we take the stand that paying for a service gets you a vote and rebalance the votes to suit that notion, we come to a very interesting point of view. Published January 26, 2015 in Special Report: Bus Lane
Reporters Barred from Electronic Recording at Committee Meeting - If you look at the agenda's requirement that no cell phones, pagers or Blackberry devices be in the room, it shows someone with one foot firmly in the past and the other foot firmly in their mouth. Published May 05, 2014 in Commentary
More Consultant Crap vs. Change By Us - If Council decides that civic engagement in the modern era requires people willing to learn new ways and do things differently, they will get the support of people who can do the work: quickly, cheaply, efficiently and locally. Published January 09, 2013 in Special Report: Open Public Data
The Fourth 'R' - Ur doin' it RONG - The teachers' unions are fighting the Ontario government's ham-fisted legislation by punishing students. Published September 19, 2012 in Opinion
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