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 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 ...
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 ...
Rock Stars are known for their excesses and this is often reflected in their gig rider. Dan Raywood looks at whether this really is about ego, or whether there’s a lesson we can learn when it comes to IT Policy.
Keith Wilson looks at what the Information Security Community take from the cautionary tale of typhoid Mary.
Martin Sugden analyses what IT security professionals can learn from President Obama’s security detail
Secrecy, smuggling & silkworms. Frank Wintle discusses how finally learning the secret of silk made Justinian, Justinian the Great.
This is the Romanian translation of an analogy originally posted on the 26th February. After spending a lot of time describing Romania to people, Alina Stancu looks at how InfoSec itself can be compared to a country in terms of it’s language, customs and cultures.
With issues around identity and authenticity Dave Brooks explores what Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’ can tell us about phishing.