This is the second half of the article which I published last week. I have been overwhelmed with the positive responses to the first article, so I’ll take this opportunity to say thank you very much for your kind words. I’m glad that the article was useful for so many of you, and I hope … Continue reading 10 Steps to Cyber Security – Part 2 of 2
As a regular and long time Facebook user, I’m often surprised at some of the behaviour that goes on there. I’m not just talking about the harassment and ridicule of people, the cat videos and all that, but there are a number of things which are putting you and other users at risk. I’ll going … Continue reading Things you do on Social Media which you shouldn’t
I published this article on LinkedIn on May 3rd 2017. Here it is in its entirety for you. The age old question of whether certification is important or not reared its head again recently. I was talking to two prospective clients, and they held opposing views. One wanted their staff to be well trained, but … Continue reading To certify or not
This article appeared on LinkedIn on 25th April 2017. Rather than publish a link to that post, I thought I’d repost the whole thing here. This question caused a lot of head scratching in the past, and it continues to be a very contentious issue. Historically, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has typically … Continue reading Who should the CISO report to?
At some point in your working life, you’ll probably come across these two terms, and you may want to know more about them. Look no further than this article on LinkedIn, where I’ve gone into a bit of detail about the two, what their similarities are, what the key differences are, and I’ve even given … Continue reading Cyber Essentials and ISO 27001 explained
Addressing the Security Skills Gap was published by me on LinkedIn in January 2017. It was born out of discussions I’d seen online about whether there was a shortage of appropriately skilled people or not: I believe there is. If you want to find me on LinkedIn, check out my details on the About Me … Continue reading Addressing the Security Skills Gap
I published this article on LinkedIn in December 2016. In it, I talk about Privileged Accounts (known variously as Admin, Root, Superuser etc) and the importance of managing them well. You can find details of where to find me on LinkedIn on the About Me page.
This post originally appeared on my LinkedIn profile (see About Me for details of that), and was aimed at security professionals with an interest in the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR.