Claus Houmann talks about pentesting and the ingenuity rabbits suddenly develop when faced with fences, like hackers faced with secure information.
Slava Gomzin writes about DIY quick solutions versus the security of working with a team, as well as the importance of using assigned roles within a team.
Siren Hofvander writes about the many similarities there are between our own harmonious biology and harmonious security systems.
Ross Moore offers a semi-musical tribute to Information Officers everywhere.
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.
Vaune Carr draws some parallels between the ever-changing world of child rearing and the ever-changing environment of information security.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Sarah Clarke uses an embarrassing hotel experience to explore incident management and how it could have helped the situation
Laura Vivet explores Privacy Policies and looks at why the one size fits all model isn’t fit for purpose.