Security today 

When I started out in the IT world there were a couple of things I learned very early on. 1. Do things correctly the first time to save money and hassle on having to correct them. This meant also designing in the features I wanted not adding them later.  This was particularly true of security. […]

What will 2015 bring? 

Cyber security is going to become even more critical as this new year starts. Information is being shown to be the new currency of this digital world in even stronger terms.  It is very valuable for a whole range of reasons and its loss or damage can critically affect an organisation. The attacks on organisations […]

Free security training 

I have just completed week 2 of the Massive Online Open Course (MooC) run by the OU and Futurelearn on the fundamentals of information security. The first two weeks have taught me a few things, reminded me of some more, and confirmed other beliefs and understandings. It is well presented in short, suitably bitesized chunks […]