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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

A Major Incident Handling Plan Model

I'm not gone, just busy!  To make up for my absence here is a completely new and extensively revised version of my Major Incident Handling Plan.

Link at the bottom of my Blog and here too to make it easier to find.

A Major Incident Hanling Plan Model 

More to follow...

Braun Tacon 

3:34 pm pdt 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Wondering What I've Been Up To?

I've been at the City now for two years.  How is it going?  Exceptional, from my perspective

Inside the City:  Information Security Officer 

More to follow...

Braun Tacon 


3:02 pm pst 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Can We Talk?

Here I offer up some of my views as to what constitutes an effective Cyber Security Program.  Certainly not the only Point of View out there, but it is mine and so I get to publish it on my blog!

Can We Talk?

More to follow...

Braun Tacon 

2:38 pm pdt 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

19 Days in...

Today marks my nineteenth day as ISO for the City of Vancouver.  To say that I'm highly pleased so far would be an understatement.  A wonderful organization staffed by equally wonderful people.

More to follow...

Braun Tacon 

12:56 pm pdt 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Today begins a new stage of my life

Today, after a long screening process, I was officially confirmed as the new Information Security Officer (ISO) for the City of Vancouver Washington.

I am blessed, honored, and excited to have this opportunity. This role fits right into my sweet spot, and I know I am going to enjoy every minute.

More to follow...

Braun Tacon 

8:34 pm pst 

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BraunsBlog...Random musings on specific topics.  The central themes will be ITIL V.3, Information Security, and other sundry ITSM topics.  That said, there are many more things in this world on which to opine, so don't be surprised if I do now and then.

About me...Braun Tacon, Portland Oregon.  Husband, father, aviator and former Air Traffic Controller with over 20 years experience in the Information Technology and IT Service Management field, the last thirteen years of which having been spent at a Fortune 500 in the Pacific Northwest. 

Professional background and certifications include Aviation Management, Education, Systems Management, Information Security and Process, Standards and Quality Management.  Always delivered with a strong focus on ITIL and similar Process Improvement Frameworks such as LEAN, SixSigma and TQM (Thank you Mr. Deming!).

Hobbies include reading, writing, and even the occasional Karaoke contest!

All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.

Contact me...

Questions?  Comments?  Suggestions?  You may contact me at btacon@BraunsBlog.com.

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