Dave Brooks talks about the drastic measures that are sometimes necessary to raise awareness of IT security in your organization.
Richard Jones compares garden maintenance to information security, since things can crop up and “grow” when left alone.
This is the Serbian Cyrillic translation of an analogy originally published on 24 October, 2016. Zoran Lalic presents a new definition of Trojan Horse: SSL-encrypted threats.
David Rimmer discusses how increasing awareness amongst your staff can enable “herd immunity” against security threats.
This is the Croatian translation of an analogy originally published on 24 October, 2016. Zoran Lalic presents a new definition of Trojan Horse: SSL-encrypted threats.
It’s been said that civilisation is easier to describe than to define. Ross Moore describes the building blocks of civilisation.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The year is 1586. In the middle of England's Golden Age, Elizabeth I rules alone – confident, and yet in fear. The Tudor dynasty had been secured on the foundations of illegitimacy, intrigue and disloyalty. With ...
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 ...
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 ...
Are you in danger of locking the stable door after the digital horse has bolted? Leandro Bennaton looks at how we need to take the mindset of physical precautions into the digital realm.
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
Could placing more trust in our employees create more secure businesses? Sarah Clarke looks at the balance of freedom and restrictions we place on our children and compares this to our employees.
It’s often our friends and family that can hurt us the most. Yotam Gutman takes a look at how this often the case within our organisations.
Zoran Lalic encourages us to ask whether the security tools we’ve implemented are effectively inoculating against hackers, or whether they are just placebos to make us feel better.
Sarah Clarke uses an embarrassing hotel experience to explore incident management and how it could have helped the situation