Learning the Players: Where the Power Resides
Alan Krull is one of my very favorite speakers on the subject of information security. He is one of the old guard, IBM Blue, through and through. What I have found to be some of his more endearing traits are his knowledge of the field and a wonderful sense of humor. Years ago, he recognized that the most wonderful plans in the world have no chance if you cannot sell the idea to the big boys in the company. With virtually no knowledge, they will make decisions that can render your program impotent.