June 3, 2017

I have been keeping up with the news on the IT outage at BA and noticed that it resonates with subject matter in a blog entry I wrote in February.

Many will know of the IT outage blamed in the press on power failure probably linked to human error at the British Airways d...

May 12, 2017

In the wake of the recent WCry Ransomware attacks on the NHS I have to ask whether I ammissing something; or has the cyber security world disappeared up the backside of complication?

Let me ask another question? Is it possible nowadays to adequately protect a system (or...

April 17, 2017

"You can't write an entry about stress testing. People will think your article will be about regulatory control and the survival of companies, especially in the financial sector", said my colleague. It is!

Before the recession, the term 'Stress Test' was not a household...

February 7, 2017

I commented on a recent LI post asking whether the rise in cyber breaches are as a result of insecurity due to failure of InfoSec community to adequately protect their organisations.

It's not the fault of security professionals per se. It is a result of the dynamics betw...

April 21, 2016

Recently, I have attended a number of events and listened to some wonderful technical minds explaining to me how various new technologies are configured to exfiltrate (by default) significant data; both user and device generated, and send it back to the suppliers and pa...

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