The purpose of this site is to share ideas and stimulate dialogue regarding issues related to Information Security. The primary audience is Information Security and Information Technology professionals, but it is hoped that much of the content will be valuable to a more general audience concerned with protecting digital infrastructure, data, and privacy.


All content associated with The Art of Information Security is for educational purposes only. The Art of Information Security is published by and reflects the personal views of Erik Heidt, in my individual capacity. The content published here is my own and does not represent positions or opinions of my former, current, or future employers, clients, or associates, nor does the content represent the positions or opinions of any other persons, unless explicitly stated. At no time will any content deliberately be presented which contains errors or misleading statements. The information provided is of a general nature, and is not a substitute for competent professional consultation. By using this site you understand that this information is not provided in the course of any professional relationship and is not intended as a replacement for professional advice.

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Best regards,
Erik T. Heidt