Jason Ha explores how can we prevent hackers from taking a bite out of our assets.
If we took the same approach to building a car as we did to our organisational controls and capabilities what would be the result? Jason Ha takes a look under the bonnet.
Indy Dhami joins Estragon and Vladimir and looks at what Waiting for Godot can teach us about the attitudes companies should adopt towards security threats
Anne Wood takes inspiration from Formula 1, and discusses how understanding our environments is crucial to having the winning infosec strategy.
Dixie Newman lifts the coffin lid on the vampire, and how they can hunt and feed upon us in the digital world too.
How can we ensure our IT management is smooth sailing? Emmanuel Nicaise sails the infosec sea and considers how to steer clear of stormy weather.
Yes, really!I was recently looking for a change of direction in my information security career and was invited to an interview at a local company. I was instructed to prepare a 10 minute presentation on ...
This quote is attributed to many. In fact, most people believe it was first said by King David himself. Some attribute to the French philosopher Voltaire, and others to the French marshal Claude Louis Hector ...
I don’t know if the phrase “the bigger they come, the harder they fall” was around when Shakespeare was alive but it applies to his tragic heroes across the board. If we look at his ...
The poem “The Blind Men and the Elephant” was written by John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887). The essence of the poem is that their reactions were: The first felt the side of the elephant and said: It’s ...
In a vain bid to keep fit, I go running. Sometimes. When the mood takes me. It’s one of those things that I know I should do - I understand the importance of exercise, but ...
In this famous play by Shakespeare Juliet, in an attempt to avoid an arranged marriage politically motivated to Paris, visits Friar Laurence for help. The Friar suggests to her a drug that will put her ...
When the chips are down what can security professionals learn from the way poker players approach the game of poker? Leron Zinatullin reveals his hand.
Father and Daughter team Jonathan and Juliet Armstrong look at the Tudor use of espionage and what this can tell us about protecting our modern day networks
Is refusing to trust cloud services with your data, the equivalent of stuffing cash under the mattress? Andrew Moloney looks at why SMB’s lack of trust may be more dangerous than they think.
He’s young, bright and good at his job, so why does he bring plague to his city and resign in disgrace? Mike Carter looks at the lessons of ‘King Oedipus’ for Generation Y and suggests we can learn from ancient Greek theatre in our approach to security training.
Eduardo Gelbstein examines John Godfrey Saxe’s poem “The Blind Men and the Elephant” and looks at how the lack of a holistic view of information security leads to confusion and weak governance.
Whilst you may have enjoyed Jurassic Park as a work of fiction, Vicky Clayton believes there’s more than a little truth to the tale from a security point of view.