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 ...
Sarah Clarke looks at the pain and inconvenience a lost phone can cause to highlight some of the challenges facing information security risk and incident management.
Sean Pollonais explores how Christopher Robin’s ‘Stay-Safe-Rules’ relate to creating a culture where colleagues are conscious of their responsibilities in protecting company data.
Wendy Goucher takes a look at our weakest links and whether they need to stay that way
Quentyn Taylor explores how adding an element of social control could change the compliance to company policies from being actively enforced, to self-enforcing.
Richard Jones dusts off his tools and looks at how DIY in the home and the DIY approach to security can both lead to issues.
When it comes to keeping the ship on a steady course, a good Helmsman is key. Claus Houmann analyses their role and tries to find their equivalent in modern organisations.