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Плацебо Eфекат у NнформационoЈ Безбедности

This is the Serbian Cyrillic translation of an analogy originally posted on the 11th of April, 2016. Zoran Lalic encourages us to ask whether the security tools we’ve implemented are just placebos to make us feel better.

A Child’s View

Vaune Carr draws some parallels between the ever-changing world of child rearing and the ever-changing environment of information security.

A Security Sonnet

On the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birthday, Ross Moore calls for pen and ink and writes his mind.

Placebo Efekt u Informativnoj Sigurnosti

This is the Croatian translation of an analogy originally posted on the 11th of April, 2016. Zoran Lalic encourages us to ask whether the security tools we’ve implemented are just placebos to make us feel better.

Locking the Cockpit Door

Dave Brooks uses Germanwings flight 9525 as an example of security measures that defend against the wrong threat.

Placebo Efekat u Informativnoj Sigurnosti

This is the Serbian translation of an analogy originally posted on the 11th of April, 2016. Zoran Lalic encourages us to ask whether the security tools we’ve implemented are just placebos to make us feel better.

The Elephant and the Six Blind Men: What Does Information Security Mean to You?

The Elephant and the Six Blind Men: What Does Information Security Mean to You?

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 ...

What the Elizabethans Teach us About Cyber-Security

What the Elizabethans Teach us About Cyber-Security

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 ...

Jurassic Park – Based on a True Story…

Jurassic Park – Based on a True Story…

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 ...

God Save Me From My Friends. I Can Protect Myself From My Enemies

God Save Me From My Friends. I Can Protect Myself From My Enemies

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 ...

Cleavage and Clouds

Cleavage and Clouds

One thing up front: This is not, in case you were hoping, an attempt at adult InfoSec fiction. Rather, it should resonate with anyone using, or planning to use cloud solutions and anyone who’s seen or ...

People Hacking & Playtime

People Hacking & Playtime

Some people are lucky enough to live somewhere quiet, maybe in a village, or at the end of a suburban cul-de-sac.  If so, their children may have the kind of freedom I enjoyed; Riding bikes in ...

What the Elizabethans Teach us About Cyber-Security

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

People Hacking & Playtime

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.

God Save Me From My Friends. I Can Protect Myself From My Enemies

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.

Don’t Forget to Lock the Door

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.

Hotel Stories

Sarah Clarke uses an embarrassing hotel experience to explore incident management and how it could have helped the situation

Privacy Policy Should Fit Like a Glove

Laura Vivet explores Privacy Policies and looks at why the one size fits all model isn’t fit for purpose.